Award-winning guitar phenomenon Jesse Cook makes his first appearance at the Carolina in February with The Blue Guitar Tour 2012 in support of his eighth studio album. Cook has been recording and performing music internationally for over seventeen years. He is a JUNO Award-winning artist and three-time recipient of the Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for “Guitarist of the Year”. His previous release, The Rumba Foundation, debuted at #1 on iTunes Canada and the DVD for the release premiered on PBS. With over one million album sales worldwide, the Toronto-based Jesse Cook has spawned a truly global fan base.