MEMBER MUSICIAN'S REGISTRY

The Member Musicians Registry is a benefit to all our NYBJS member musicians and bands.
Send your contact/booking information and musical description to info@nybluesandjazz.org


Keep On Bluesin'

We play blues , blues and more blues. †Songs and artists from the 50's to the present. From T-bone to Freddie King to Paul†Butterfield to Magic Slim to Johnny Copeland to the Fabulous Thunderbirds to Robert Cray to Tab Benoit to Debbie Davies and more. We just keep on bluesin'
The band is a three piece. The drummer, Jeremy Blynn, has been playing in bands for 15 years and has recorded in the studio as well. The bass player, Mike Berman , has been playing in bands all his life and plays with several bands in the tri state area in clubs such as Ruthie's BB-Que †to Lucille's in BB King's and has done recording as well. The guitar/singer is Marc Paul.This is his first blues band. He loves the blues and just wants to keep on bluesin.†

Contact: Marc Paul
Phone: 646 541-2382
Email: keeponbluesin@earthlink.net


Eileen M. Howard

With the entertainment flair of an actress and the gift of telling a story
with every word, Eileen combines great blues, jazz, funk and Latin vocals
with meaningful interpretation of lyrics, audience participation, humor and
sheer fun. ††Listen to clips from any of her four CD releases at: cdbaby.com/Artist/EileenHoward or on iTunes, Rhapsody, Pandora, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

Contact: Eileen M. Howard
Phone: 614-214-4030
Email: eileen@singouteileen.com
URL: http://www.singouteileen.com
eileenmhoward.com


NIKKI ARMSTRONG

"Want a musical night that lifts you up, tears you down, and then reassembles you better than ever? Catch Nikki Armstrong!” – Roger Z- While employing the "creme' de la creme" of tri-state area musicians, Nikki delivers jazz (Nikki Armstrong Project) blues & rock (Whole Lotta Blues) and funk/soul (Mama Spanx Band) with passion and abandon. "Your performance was superb! The band is excellent!" -Melvin Sparks-. Whether dressed in a gown and heals, hot pants and bare foot, or mini skirt and boots, Nikki can be counted on to always put on a stellar show "A great performer- without a doubt an excellent singer with an excellent voice and strong musicality to match!"- Michael Hill Available for clubs, theatre engagements, openings, private and corporate events.

Contact: Larry Cerrone
Phone: 201-287-1491
Email: idealscenemgmt@yahoocom
URL: http://www.nikkiarmstrong.com
http://cdbaby.com/cd/nikkiarmstrong


BACK ALLEY PLAYERS

New York, home to some of the greatest talents the world has ever known delivers another talented group of musicians. The Back Alley Players, a band whose individual backgrounds fall into many music genres, combined is an awesome Blues band.†Guitarist/songwriter/producerJohnny T teamed up with some of New York's finest R&B and Jazz musicians such as Umar Conry (Vocalist), Al Brisbane (Bass), and Stix Bones (Jazz Artist/Drummer) to form a remarkable Blues band. Under the direction of Johnny T they produced the highly anticipated album "Beyond the Blues". An album full of soulful undertones laced with electric Funk, Blues rhythms.†They have headlined at NYC venues such as The Triad Theater, Rustik Tavern and the world famous Nuyorican Poets Cafť with thier album "Beyond The†Blues"†currently climbing the†"Living Blues" radio charts.The Back Alley†Players whose musical influences are a mix of Blues, Funk, Jazz musicians is building a respectable name artist and is credited as one of most talented bands of our time.

Contact: Franklin Brown
Phone: 718-526-5760
Email:info@boneentertainment.com
URL: boneentertainment.com
URL: myspace.com/backalleyplayers
URL: airplaydirect.com/backalleyplayers
Facebook - Back Alley Players


CHRIS BERGSON BAND

It's always a funky good time when the Chris Bergson Band rolls into the club, stretching Delta blues and Memphis soul into new forms. Led by guitarist/singer/songwriter, Chris Bergson, the Chris Bergson Band performs an original blend of American Roots music where "funk, soul, blues, folk and delectable jazz come together seamlessly." (All About Jazz) The band features Jay Collins on tenor sax and backing vocals, Matt Wilson on drums and Chris Berger on bass. "If you like the music of Coltrane, Muddy Waters and The Band, you will definitely like the Chris Bergson Band," boldly proclaims Rootstime and it is hard not to agree.

Contact: Kate Ross, KR Publicity
Phone: (917) 771-2767
Email: kaaross@earthlink.net
URL: www.chrisbergson.com


BLUES BUDDHA BAND

We will bring you a personal experence an infectious mix of our Blues, R&B, Rock and Soul. A straight from the Heart performance that will not only entertain you but make you come back for more, If you like to Dance, laugh and just have some old school fun we will fill the bill. I have been a devoted student of the Blues listening to, learning from, and playing with some of the best players in New York and around the country. I bring my R&B, Soul and Rock gumbo to the Blues and make it my own. In January of 2009, together with Scott Staton of Stoopid Daddy Records we began writing seven original tunes for a new project. Then we collaborated with Denny Leroux of Storm of the Century Music in Florida for the final three songs. Over this past year, we recorded with Larry Alexander at his studio in Congers New York, with a group of super talented musicians and produced a new CD called, "I Like It A Lot". Just completed, it's time to share our original sounds with everyone. We are very proud of it and I hope you enjoy it too. So let us lift your Spirit and Rock your Rooster. Join our journey and share our Blues. Come on and do the Buddha Boogie with me!

Contact: Tom Dudley
Phone: 917-416-2789
Email:†bluesbuddha@mac.com
URL:†bluesbuddha@mac.com
cdbaby.com/cd/BluesBuddha1


BREAKAWAY

Breakaway consists of Lou Carrollo - guitar & vocals, Howie Haber - guitar & vocals, Evan Davis - harmonica & vocals, Joey Gennosa - Hammond organ, Dustin Hickey - bass & A. Michael Canon - drums & vocals. Formed in the early 80's they were called "one of the more creative bands in their field" by The Island Ear. Breakaway specializes in their own original music encompassing many styles of music, including blues, rock n roll and acoustic styles. Breakaway has played numerous festivals including The Riverhead Blues Festival, Cedar Beach Blues Festival, Warwick Valley Winery Blues Festival and The Soul of the Blues Festival in Greenwich Village.They have†graced the cover of Goodtimes Magazine, been featured in Martin Guitar Magazine, and have shared the stage with Hubert Sumlin, Albert Castiglia, Nicole Hart,†Pamela Betti, and many more.†Other happenings include making the Finals of the 2005 Long Island Music Festival, and the Finals of The 2005 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN "Mulcahy's became the house of Blues as Breakaway began their set.The†six man unit turned heads immediately with opener "Look Around". Breakaway were perhaps the most seasoned and accomplished musicians in the line-up, as heavy Les Paul leads, sharp harmonica solos and three part harmonies put them someplace on the rock scale between Led Zeppelin and The Band" Good Times Magazine, December 2005

Contact: Howie Haber
Phone: 516-770-7382
Email: Howie@breakawaygroup.com
URL: breakawaygroup.com
URL: myspace.com/breakawaygroup


PAT CISARANO

Ms.Pat Cisarano is back on the scene, belting and crooning,some say badder than ever. At a Grammy awards show,Tony Bennett told a crowd of over 2000 industry professionals,"Pat Cisarano is the greatest white blues singer on the planet".Coming from the king, that's quite a complement.† At her shows, expect to hear "shed-a-tear blues, grab-yo-honey soul, with a a nice pinch of sweet reggae.† As always,Pat delivers an exciting show.The grace and abandon of her lush vocal style† can only be attained through life experience and respect for the music. These musicians have played together for many years, and the music reflects the friendship and intimacy. Her group, her friends, the "Combo Nation is a quartet. The CN is flexible, and can morph from a trio to an orchestra, depending on the venue." Available for clubs, festivals,parties To view my Electronic Press Kit sonicbids.com.PatCisarano

Email:hapimusic@nyc.rr.com
URL: patcisarano.com
URL: myspace.com/patcisarano>


Gene "The Jammeister" Caprioglio

Guitarist/vocalist has been gigging in the Metropolitan area for a long time. He has played and recorded with a few bands including Barebones, a blues duo with harp player, Bob "Dr. 88" LarSardo. Barebones has received favorable press in Newsday, Blues Revue and Blues Access for its two CDs Funhouse and 35 Orange.In addition to Barebones Gene works regularly with The Pick-Up Allstars.The Allstars have hosted jams in Queens for over ten years, and they are currently holding forth on Sundays at 9 PM at Lucky Mojo in Long Island City Gene has played at the following venues, in no particular order:Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center, Cha Cha's on the Boardwalk at Coney Island, the now defunct Bottom Line opening for Taj Mahal and Robert Hunter, Lounge 32 (every Sunday for 2 years) in Astoria,The Back Fence,Socrates Sculpture Park,the China Club (One memorable night he lent his guitar to David Bowie.), the much lamented Dan Lynch's and probably a 100 more places. He has hosted jams at a series of clubs in Queens: Gossips, Wolf Tones, Finnigan's, Ryan's and a few other joints.† Gene loves to perform and hopes to expire during a gig, just not too soon.

Contact: Gene
Phone:718-729-6019
Email: luckymojam@gmail.com
URL: myspace.com/luckymojam


Don Guinta - drummer

Born into a musical family with both parents being music teachers, Don started playing drums at the age of eight. During senior year at Union high school, Don was chosen to receive the Danny Gottlieb drum scholarship which entitled him to start studying with legendary drummer Joe Morello. After high school it was on to Manhattan School of Music where Don studied with Paul Price and Fred Hinger. He then transferred to the William Paterson College Jazz studies program where he studied with Horacee Arnold. Over the years Don has been heard mostly with virtuoso pianist/organist Ed Alstrom, who now along with Don is part of the house rhythm section at the newly started Jazz Wednesdays at the 46 Lounge on rt 46 east in Totowa, NJ. Don is booking the gigs at the 46 lounge and will be playing with artists such as Jerry Vivino, Rob Paparozzi, John Tropea, Bob Mintzer, Melvin Sparks, Van Manakas, Ralph Bowen, Vic Juris, Mike Richmond, John Korba, Dave Keyes, Dave Ginsberg, Vito Chiavuzzo, and a host of other great players.

Contact:Don Guinta
Phone: 908-278-7055
Email: don@dreyerslumber.com


DZ Vibe

DZ Vibe combines Chicagos electric blues, Texas and swamp blues, and Afro-jazz into their own brand of infectious rhythms, searing solos and growling vocals. Band members have real blues "street credo" with gigs from Chicago blues bars to New Orleans, jam sessions in African villages and the New York club scene. And rumor has it that ladies of all ages love their music and their cool attitude! Visit their web site for booking information and gig schedule

Contact: Matt
Phone: 973-851-8552
Email: snare9@comcast.net
URL: http://www.dzvibe.com.


EAST RIVER BLUES BAND

Gut-wrenching harmonica playing, howling whiskey ballads, and soul-filled blues guitar.

Contact: Bill Acosta
Phone: 718-321-7959
Email: mail@eastriverbluesband.com
URL: www.eastriverbluesband.com


THE FUNKY FRITTERS

What do you get when you mix the horns of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the funk of The Funky Meters, the traditional blues of the Kings and the free-wheeling Jamming of The Grateful Dead? Throw in a little Dr.John,Gatemouth Brown, Taj Mahal and Professor Longhair for a little seasoning and what do you got? One hell-of-a potent brew. We are a powerhouse eleven member band with horns and back up vocals serving up a bowl of funky gumbo filled with a hearty helping of New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Blues, Funk, Rock, Jam, R&B, Jazz and Gospel music. "With undeniable chemistry and chops, this band guarantees capital GT good times!" say's Dan Herman of Radio Crystal Blue. At a Funky Fritters show it's Mardi Gras every night. We're available for clubs, festivals, private parties and corporate events.

Contact: Danny Drexler
Phone: 212-689-7845
Email: thefunkyfritters@nyc.rr.com
URL: funky-fritters.com
URL: youtube.com/thefunkyfritters
URL: myspace.com/thefunkyfritters


DAVID JON BLUES BAND

Nothing like going to see a fire ball blues/rockin guitar player,and you get nothing less from David Jon. performing the best of the blues heavies,such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray,Johnny Winter,Freddie King, Eric Clapton and much more. plus original songs as well. A 3 piece band with a lot of power,available for just about anything, clubs,parties,festivals,you name it.

Contact: David Jon Paisley
Phone: 631-667-5028
Email: DAVIDJONBLUES@aol.com
URL: www.DavidJonPaisley.com


BENNETT HARRIS

Get ready for an exciting performance of rousing, soulful, and rollicking Delta and ragtime blues...Taking the stage with guitars and harmonicas, Bennett Harris presents a diverse repertoire of original and traditional acoustic blues. He draws on song sources such as Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, on up to modern masters including Muddy Waters, Jorma Kaukonen and Bonnie Raitt. For the gritty Delta "bottleneck" slide style, Bennett plays a National steel guitar; this metal-bodied resonator guitar has a memorable, commanding gut-bucket growl and whine, perfect for the rugged Delta blues sound of the Deep South plantation culture. It's a unique, all-American sound. Bennett Harris has performed at club venues, restaurants, church coffeehouses, taverns, libraries, and various festivals† throughout the Northeast. Check the schedule for upcoming show information. Available as solo or group, as well as electric blues.

Phone: (718)721-3480
Email: Bennyharry@aol.com
URL: bennettharrisblues


GAIL STORM

BOOGIE WOOGIE,TRADITIONAL BLUES, SWINGIN' CLASSIC JAZZ STANDARDS, AND BALLADS: New York based Gail Storm does it all on key - boards and vocals AND with her phenomenal sidemen - and women! Gail is a true performer as she reinterprets the classics and delivers the message directly to your soul. You can catch Gail either solo or as a duo, trio, quartet, etc. Don't be surprised if you hear some folk, pop, gospel, and originals thrown into the mix! Ms Storm regularly performs in a wide variety of venues and has radio, film tele- vision, and magazine appearances to her credit. Gail also leads multi-media presentations on blues topics (eg "Women In The Blues"). conducts Music and Art workshops, and provides music lessons. She has been on staff at the award winning Blues & Swing Week at the Augusta Heritage Festival. Discography in- cludes her self-produced CD "Just The Blues"."Live At The Vail-Leavitt". and a jazz collaborative work: "Duets"
Hear what others are saying about ...The "Storm" John Platt: WFUV-FM 90.7: "Gail Storm doesn't just have an appealing voice and piano chops. She's also got a wonderful band, great taste in material - and a true joy in performing."

Phone: (516) 353 8418
Email: thegailstorm@msn.com
URL: gailstormmusic.com


JAMBALAYA BRASS BAND

Jambalaya Brass,a nine piece 2nd line brass band, has performed at The Bayou Restaurant, Big Daddy's, Tribeca Blues, Mardi Gras Restaurant, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 52nd Street Americana Jazz Festival and in Madison Square Garden for half Time shows for the New York Knicks and New York Liberty.

Contact: Ric Frank
Phone: 212-666-8105
Email: JambalayaBrass@aol.com
URL:
www.JambalayaBrassBand.com


MATHEW SNOW & THE WAY IT WAS

With songs stemming from the blues, roots, and rock genres, Mathew Snow writes the kind of tune that you might remember hearing just before a 4am last call at some Chicago dive on the tail end of an 8-hour long whiskey and cigarette binge.

Contact: Mathew Snow
Phone:330-322-2475
Email: mathewsnowmusic@gmail.com
URL: mathewsnow.com
URL:
myspace.com/mathewsnow


MICHAEL HILL'S BLUES MOB

The One and Only! Distinctive, fun loving and full of conviction, these are the ultimate purveyors of Original New York-Style Blues. Acclaimed worldwide for their live shows and their six albums of singular original music. "Rootsy, futuristic genuine authority Alongside this much will sound basic, ordinary and distinctly old hat. Hill issues statements of penetrating potencya fascinating rhythmic mix." Juke Blues.

Contact:Michael Hill
Phone:347 365 2298
Email: mail@mhbluesmob@yahoo.com
URL: www.michaelhillsbluesmob.com


MISbHAVIN! With Pat Hunter & Danny Kean

"Caution, with blues this hot you might get burned! MISbHAVIN! represented The New York Blues and Jazz Society in the 2005 IBCs in Memphis, one look at these guys (and girl!) and it's easy to see why!"

Contact: Danny Kean, Pat Hunter
Tel: 516-457-6108, 516-239-1361
Email: misbhavininfo@aol.com, bluesdiva@hotmail.com
URL: www.misbhavin.com
www.myspace.com/misbhavinwithpathunterdannykean


HARD BARGAIN

thebassguy has over 25 years experience, specializing in blues and classic r&b. Always looking for sub work, recording projects and festival bookings. If you NEED a bass pro, let me know! If you need a great blues band, got that too! Give me abuzzzz!

Contact: Michael Cohen
Phone: 631-398-BASS
Email: hard@thebassguy.com
URL: http://thebassguy.com


N.R.G. Band with Nicole Hart

Don't let Atlanta, GA native Nicole Hart's movie star good looks fool you. She can belt out vocals with the best in music.With her full rich tone, impeccable phrasing and precise pitch it's obvious that she is a singer's singer. Her impressive resume includes work with a variety of music greats such as Harry Belafonte, Billy Joel & Michael Bolton as well the distinction of being the first ever white singer for the R&B supergroup, The Shirelles.Musical Director Lance Ong'smasterful command of the keyboards is undisputed, and he is absolutely one of the most exciting and versatile soloists on the scene today. Bringing the funky feel to the fore is virtuosic bassist,Vonnie Hudson(The Shades), whose mesmerizing grooves lock tight with hard-hitting percussionist & drummer, Joe Piteo(Gil Parris.) Special guest guitarists include Grammy Nominee Gil Parris, 2007 Blues Foundation Nominee Dave Gross, & renowned NYC Studio & Touring Musician, Marc Shulman. Nicole Hart & The NRG Band is available for your special event, festival, or club venue

Contact: Lance Ong or Nicole Hart
Phone: 201 696-0971
Email:mail@:nicolehart@nrgband.net
URL: www.thenrgband.com
URL: myspace/nrgband


The DENNIS PETERS BAND

Premier original/cover blues act whose core consists of three veteran musicians each possessing over twenty years of live performance and studio experience.† We have opened for Top National Acts such as Mountain, Molly Hatchet, Johnny Winter and Glen Tilbrook. Our repertoire includes the very best of our fan favorite blues oriented originals which were inspired by the guitar driven blues of Eric Clapton, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, The Allman Brothers Band, BB King and other Blues greats, and our versions of†those tunes performed by the blues greats who have inspired The Dennis Peters Band to perform.

Contact: Russ Deinstadt
Phone: 718-873-5336 or 908-295-0200
Email: RCDein@verizon.net
URL:thedennispetersband.com


PETE POZ

Piano Player From Paterson. Former leader, keyboard player and vocalist of THE JERSEY BLUES DEPOT. Peter is retired from full time bands at this time, focusing on writing original material, putting together blues and jazz sets for a small combo down the road, and filling in for keyboards in other bands here and there. Pete has two CD’s with the Depot and is gathering material for a 3rd effort with friends.

Contact: Pete Poz
Phone: 973-886-2018
Email: pozblueskeys@aol.com


DAVE RUDBARG

Put together a great big powerhouse soul singer with world class players/singers/people...flavor liberally with roots music,class,sass,and soul.....you have - Dave Rudbarg & Friends

Contact: Dave Rudbarg
Phone: 201-600-8900
Email: dave@livinginthelandofyes
URL:livinginthelandofyes.com
URL:myspace.com/daverudbarg


PETEY HOP

Guitarist and vocalist. Electric and Acoustic Blues, Traditional, and Contemporary. I'm a big fan of classic Delta, Piedmont, 40's-50's era Jump, and Chicago Blues, but always keep an ear out for the new. I also love to make it funky ala The Meters, Rock like Rockabilly, ride the line where country meets blues!!

Contact: Petey Hop
Phone: 845-940-1682
Email: peteyhop1@aol.com
URL: http://www.peteyhop.com


SMALL TIME LEROY

The members of Small Time Leroy emerged in late 1960s Brooklyn, New York as a group of young guys with a love for traditional blues and a flair for playing this music. After nearly forty years, the band still draws its inspiration from the masters, reflecting the influence of BB King, Muddy Waters, Freddy King, Junior Parker, Little Walter and the next generation of players, especially Peter Green in the music they play.

Contact: Bruce Gold
Phone: 914-649-0838
Email: smalltimeleroy@aol.com
URL: smalltimeleroy.com
URL: corrinhuddleston.com


MIKE QUICK BAND

Rockin' Blues, Classic Soul & Dirty Funk. An entertaining fusion of these styles is the hallmark of the Mike Quick Band. This band delivers soulful takes on the groove music that people love. From Freddie King to Grant Green, Johnny Watson to Geroge Benson, and Bill Withers to Ray Charles, the MQ3 has a deep repertoire that also includes original material right at home next to the classics. Guitarist/vocalist Mike Quick & bass player Jason Upchurch anchor the band, and regularly welcome guest players from NY's BLUES elite! Catch them any Thursday as the host band for the Blues Jam at The Cornerstage in Middletown, NY, or watch their schedule for gigs in and around the Hudson Valley. Also available for private events.

Contact: Mike Quick/Jason Upchurch
Email: upchurchink@yahoo.com
URL: www.mikequickband.com


JIMBEAU & THE RETROCASTERS

Jimbeau & The Retrocasters are a four-piece band from Bergen County NJ with a love for rockin' bluesy music. They've appeared all over the NJ. NY, PA area at all kinds of venues from sophisticated nightclubs to griity roadhouses. Wherever they play, they make people sit up and take notice. The band's passion for music is what wins them over.

Contact:Jim LeMaire
Phone: 201-390-3691
Email: info@jimbeau.net
URL:
www.jimbeau.net


JACQUES RAYMOND - Bass & Vocals

It's all about the feel and It's got to be Real.If you are looking for a smooth,in the pocket,solid bottom for your band, I'm your man. You can't beat the hard earned experience. I've been playing Blues & R&B professionally for 30 years Some of the blues greats I am proud to have worked, toured and recorded with are: Duke Robillard, Mighty Sam McClain,Ronnie Earl,Shirley Lewis, Kid Bangham, Racky Thomas, Charlie Sawyer & the 2120 South Michigan Ave. Band. It's also been my pleasure to have worked with familiar names like Nikki Armstrong, Mike Torres and MT Pockets, Joe Taino and Chris Carter. I'm always ready and willing to help spread the blues message so if you have a need:"Have Bass Will Play"

Contact: Jacques Raymond
Phone: 212-410-6744 Cell: 617-957-3578
Email: jacquesraymond@verizon.net
URL: www.jacquesraymond.com


JOHNNY ROTH

Blues Fusion guitarist. An original instrumental fusion of blues, jazz, and funk.

Contact: Johnny Roth
Phone: 610-799-0278
Email: johnny@johnnyroth.com
URL: www.johnnyroth.com
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RIOT AND HIS RHYTHM DEVILS

Anybody who likes any type of music has not been left indifferent after listening and seeing Riot and His Rhythm Devils play their original songs found on their CD or other cover tunes they play live. This is blues rock with attitude. Some call it talent, others call it a gift, others even lack words to describe this blues rock powerhouse, but all Riot, Big Papa Mike and Rick the Devil Cameron do is make you appreciate their powerful blues, through lyrics and music that touch the core of your sole, with a mix of guitar, bass, drums and vocals that makes you want to listen to them rock over and over again... You will not be left indifferent either!

Contact:Benoit K. Simard Manager, RRD Productions
Phone:647-300-4613
URL: www.riotdevils.com


SWEET SUZI SMITH

If you've ever wondered what "New York Blues" is all about, this is "IT" The Tough, "Take That" attitude of this band is addictive. Fronted by powerhouse vocalist, "Sweet" Suzi Smith, this band is known for its energetic and riveting live performances. The band pulls from their roots in blues, funk, rock and jazz, which when fused together, form the complete blues experience. When these musical fronts align, the forecast is the "perfect storm of blues". Sweet Suzi and the band promise to stimulate every die hard blues fan who is tired of hearing the same old stuff. Their original music is raw and intense blues magic made up of guts, growl and sheer emotion...blues perfection!

Contact: Suzi Smith
Phone: 516 297-0167
Email: suzibooty@yahoo.com
URL: sweetsuzismith.com


WILL SCOTT

Songwriter, singer, and guitarist, Will Scott plays a mix of North Hill Country Blues, Americana, and Rock. Whether performing solo, as a duo with drummer, Wylie Wirth, or with his full band featuring Preacher Boy (www.preacherboy.com) on keyboards, Will's shows have a true deep-South sound driven especially by his impressive vocals and Junior-Kimbrough-inspired guitar riffs. "Will Scott, his voice as thick as blood, sometimes accompanies with guitar; his weird liturgies bring out the pathos in pop". -The New York Press "Guitarist, Will Scott, has... a knack for surprises." - Blues Revue "One of the great up-and-coming voices of our time."- Rev. Reggie Qualls, Memphis, TN "Between his uniquely beautiful voice, talented six-string skills and haunting melodies, Scott shines a ray of light into a dark and dying music industry."-Anchorage Daily News


URL:willscottmusic.com
URL:myspace.com/willscottmusic


DIAMOND JOE SIDDONS

DIAMOND JOE SIDDONS/ DOB 3/26/50/ PLACE OF BIRTH/ SAN ANTOINIO TX.MOVED TO DALLAS AT AGE 2/ TO AUSTIN IN '71/ JOE TRIED SEVERAL INSTRUMENTS DURING SCHOOL. HE PLAYED DRUMS FROM '66-"69, HE WAS ALWAYS AROUND GUITAR PLAYERS GROWING UP BUT WHEN HIS MOTHER COUNLDN'T GET A SITTER ONE SUMMER NIGHT IN "58 SHE ANOUNCED THAT I WOULD HAVE TO GO TO THE COTTON BOWL IN DALLAS AT THE STATE FAIR GROUNDS. THAT NIGHT ELVIS WAS PLAYING. I THINK FROM THEN ON I WAS BITTEN BY THE ROCK'NROLL BUG AND I STUCK FOR LIFE. IN AUSTIN HE HONNED HIS SKILLS PLAYING WITH MANY GREAT PLAYERS. HE WAS IN BANDS WITH UNCLE JOHN TURNNER (JOHNNY WINTER), TOMMY SHANNON(JOHNNY AND SRV), JOE ELY, R.C. BANKS, KINKY FRIEDMAN, DOUG SHAM, DREW PENNINGTON, KENNY ACOSTA AND THIS LIST GOES ON FOR PAGE AFTR PAGE. IN NEW YORK JOE DIDN'T FRONT HIS ON BAND FOR 10 YRS. HE WORKED AS GUITARIST AND SONGWRITER FOR HIRE. JOE SAID HE WAS TIRED OF THE RESPONSIBILITY A BAND LEADER HAS. BOOKING, WSOLOVING MEMBERS PROBLEMS, AND JUST EVERYDAY PROMO DUTIES. BUT IN THE LATE '90S JOE SAID HE WANTED TO RUN HIS OWN BAND AGAIN. BY NOW JOE'S CATALOG OF ORIGINAL TUNES WAS HUGE AND HAVING NEVER LIKED ANY RECORDINGS HE HAD DONE HE DECIDED TO TRY TO GET "HIS" SOUND DOWN AGAIN. HIS SECOND CD IN LESS THAN A YEAR IS OUT AND THINGS SEEM TO BE TAKING OFF.LAST MAY THE NATIONALLY SYNDICATED RADIO SHOW "BLUES SUMMIT" WHICH IS AIRED WEEKLY ON 104 STATIONS AND HAS A ARBITRON RATED LISTNERSHIP OF 2.1 MILLION.THE NEW LIVE CD "SMOKIN' IN PUBLIC" IS BEEING RAVED ABOUT BY EVEYONE. AND MAY SELL ITS FIRST PRINTING OUT BEFORE ALL ORDERS ARE EVEN READ!


URL:www.DIAMONDJOESIDDONS.com


SOUKIS

The music of Soukis is blues spiced with funky grooves, shuffle beats and rock elements enlivened with European style and the freshness of Mediterranean breezes....

Contact: Spiros Soukis .
Phone: 212-354-7321
Email: soukis@gmail.

URL: www.soukisblues.com


LITTLE TOBY WALKER

International Blues Challenge Award Winner TobyWalker is a premier fingerstyle acoustic guitarist who has traveled the south and learned his music from seasoned old time blues musicians. He currently tours both Europe, England and the Northeastern seaboard and is endorsed by Martin Guitars and National Resophonic Guitars. In addition to performing, Toby is a guitar instructor at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Woody Mann's Acoustic Seminars and the National Guitar Workshop."A brilliant, remarkable guitarist"(Blues Revue Magazine)"An Acoustic Gem" (London Sunday Times)

Booking USA 631 239 5624
Booking U.K. and Europe 01634 314602
Email: LTW@littletobywalker.com
URL:
http://www.littletobywalker.com

JIMMY WOLF

GUITARIST,SINGER,SONGWRITER JIMMY WOLF HAS TOURED WITH AND SHARED THE STAGE WITH MANY LEGENDS OF THE BLUES.JIMMY IS FROM NY STATE,AND A MEMBER OF THE ST.REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE.JIMMY WAS NOMINATED FOR BEST BLUES ARTIST AT THE 1999 AND 2000 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS.

Phone: 315-3370486
Email: jimmywolf23@hotmail.com
URL: http://myspace.com/jimmywolf


JIM WEIDER BAND

Jim Weider, a master of classic telecaster guitar, is renowned for his rock and blues-based signature sound. The Jim Weider Band represents Jim's newest musical venture into a powerful groove & atmospheric guitar driven band. JWB blends rock&blues with funk & jazz groove's combining modern drum loops and samples, to playing beautiful melodic ballads. JWB is an all Star Line up playing Jim's original new cd" Percolator" plus other tunes from his previous cd's and always improvising them differently at every show. Jim has performed/recorded with such well known artists as: The Band, Bob Dylan Los Lobos, Robbie Dupree, Doctor John, Taj Majhal, Hot Tuna Bob Weir/Rat Dog and Keith Richards

Email: jwb@jimweider.com.com
URL:
http://www.jimweider.com

Reverend Zen'

Reverend Zen's Steely Dan/Sting inspired rock/jazz/r&b features stand out NYC musicians & RZ’s original songs of wit, cultural commentary & introspection on their debut album Angels, Blues & the Crying Moon. Named Finalist in VH1's Song of the Year Contest, the band is led by composer/vocalist Jack Evans & features Chris Carter, Nick Moroch, Gil Parris , Chris Vitirello -guitars / Rob Aries, James Gerard-Keyboards / Kjell Benner, Kip Sophos-bass / Rudy Feinauer-drums / Margaret Dorn, Sheryl Marshall, Vanesse Thomas, Soozie Tyrell- background vocals

Contact: Jack Evans 111 Katonah Ave Katonah, NY 10536
Email: revjackzen@optonline.net
URL:http://www.reverendzenmusic.com

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