Original Legends of the blues are nearly
300yrs. of combined blues music, history, and story's. Story's they
lived and can tell. if you want real blues and real blues history from
the guys who wrote it, recorded it, and played it every night, then just
take a look at what these guys have to offer. from grape jelly, to the
thrill is gone, they have been through it all. their set list is second
The "amazing" jimmi mayes, drummer, Vocals. author, teacher, and the man
who discovered rock icon jimi hendrix. jimmi is the last living drummer
to have recorded with hendrix. he is currently supporting his new book,
and has performed with jimmy reed to pinetop Perkins to stars from
motown as well.
Jerry Jemmott, Bass. Jerry is the 2001 bass player of the year. jerry is
an educator, inventor, but most of all, a huge influence on more names
than we can mention. just look at atlantic records. from b. b. king to
aretha franklin, from roberta flack to freddie king, jerry has done it
all. and continues to be a huge influence to musicians around the world.
Charlie Dennis, guitars, vocals. charlie worked with bobby bland, and
then the king came calling. charlie dennis has the guitar spot. He plays
for B. B. King. He is such a talented musician, that you will see a
side of the blues a little different than his boss. A story to tell, and
a guitar players player.
James "boogaloo' Bolden, horns, vocals. From duke ellington to the
supremes, to being b. b. king's band leader for over 30yrs, " boogaloo "
brings an excitement like no other. top notch performer, top notch
showman. his boss didn't name him " boogaloo " for nothing!! James
brings a real story to tell.
Eric demmer, sax. eric has played on the largest stages in the world
with some of the greatest musicians in the world, including eric
clapton, carlos santana, a 13yr. stint with clarence " Gatemouth "
brown, and producing some great records in his spare time. he is the
band leader, and driving force behind the band. come see what he has to
Barry Seelen, Hammond b-3, keyboards. barry has toured the world with
mighty sam mcclain, played with matt " guitar " murphy, Greg piccolo,
and more. He is also a highly sought after studio musician, and also
part of the 2014 finalists at this years ibc challenge in Memphis.