American Masters

PBS | 9:00 pm

The series profiles a highly revered Chicago musician who has been a major influence on many iconic guitarists in the new "Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away." A pioneer of his hometown's West Side sound, Guy was ranked 23rd in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck and John Mayer are among his musical acolytes. The program features new performances by and interviews with Mayer and Carlos Santana, among others.