John Cephas and Phil Wiggins perform “Baby, What You Want Me To Do?” and “Walking Blues” at the White House, Washington, DC, July 28, 1999. Introduction by Della Reese.
Cephas & Wiggins was an American acoustic blues duo, composed of guitarist John Cephas (September 4, 1930– March 4, 2009) and harmonica player Phil Wiggins (born May 8, 1954). They were known for playing Piedmont blues.
The Piedmont blues (also known as Piedmont fingerstyle) is a type of blues music characterized by a unique fingerpicking method on the guitar in which a regular, alternating-thumb bassline pattern supports a melody using treble strings. The result is comparable in sound to a ragtime piano.