J. T. Butler is a singer/songwriter, and guitarist who also plays piano and bass. He has been in vocal groups (R&B cover groups, glee, gospel choirs), sung solos at church, in one theater production, and been a guitarist and singer for cover bands. The Horizon Blues Band specializes in Blues, Rhythm & Blues/Soul, Blues/Rock and some Jazz Standards. The band plays both covers and originals. The Horizon can sound like a 1960s Chicago Blues Band (Junior Wells & Buddy Guy or The Paul Butterfield Blues Band) or do Motown/Stax Volt covers, Jazz Standards and Ballads, Blues/Rock and 70s R&B. The members of the band are Eastside Johnny (John Wonderly) on Harmonica and Vocals, Corwin Thompson on Bass, Pat Frase on Drums and Delta Baily on Lead Guitar. Both Eastside and Corwin are from Bakersfield, CA. Pat is from Green Bay, WI, Delta is from Texas, and J. T. was born in Temple, TX, but raised in the L.A. Area. Everyone of us has a lot of experience playing, but Pat is hands down the best musician in the band. We have been together for three years and are constantly expanding our range of songs and styles. The mood can go from sultry and romantic to party central/dance heaven at the drop of a hat.
JT Butler: Lead Singer, Guitarist
Eastside Johnny Wonderly: Vocals, Harmonica
Corwin Thompson: Bass
Pat Frase: Drums
Delta Baily: Lead Guitarist
The Temptations, Smokey & The Miracles, Booker T and The MGs, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Robert Cray, B.B. King, Howling Wolf, Nat King Cole and Johnny Mathis.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 120 - 240 minutes
We play Classic and Old School R&B, Classic Rock, Blues Rock, Pop, Blues and Standards. There are 3-4 sets of danceable and nostalgic music with a few originals included.
Past Booked Dates:
06-02-2012 — Noble Park/Libertas-Security Luau
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Birthday Party, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Dinner Dance, Fair, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Quinceañera, Restaurant, Reunion, Sweet 16 Party, Wedding Reception
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