My interest in the blues music that comprises part of my repertoire began as a kid in the late 1960's. Learning about that music and a developing interest in jazz eventually led me to the jazz and pop tunes that I now play.
I am equally at ease being the center of attention or playing background music. My desire is to do what's needed to make an event fun and successful This includes playing at an appropriate volume for the situation.
The contemporary performers that I'm most often compared to are Leon Redbone and Ernie Hawkins. Historical performers that have been an influence include Blind Boy Fuller, Nick Lucas, Blind Blake, Jelly Roll Morton and Fats Waller.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 45 - 3 minutes
My performances are noted for a warm, relaxed presentation featuring smooth vocals, dazzling guitar work and a friendly, outgoing demeanor with the audience. The person booking me has come to expect a professional, "no drama" performer/contractor.
110 volt wall outlet, dry floor or stage, protection from inclement weather if out doors
My set includes the following songs:
Having A Ball
See the Girl
Mind Your Own Business
Long Tall Mama
Old Rocking Chair
Monkey and Engineer
Sin To Tell a Lie
Rag Mama Rag
Walking My Baby Back Home
You Are My Sunshine
When Did You Leave Heaven
Built For Comfort
Things About Coming My Way
Swinging On A Star
Walking My Troubles Away
Nobody Knows You When You're down and Out
Don't Sell It/ Don't Give It Away
Please Don't Talk About Me...
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Ants in My Pants
Lazy Sunday Morning
Police Dog Blues
Ways Like A Crawfish
St Louis Blues
Drunken Hearted Man
Do You Know What It Means ( To Miss N.O.)
It Hurts Me Too
Past Booked Dates:
08-08-2012 — Spirits Cenla
08-01-2012 — Cafe des Amis
07-14-2012 — Arts Co-op
06-07-2012 — Artmosphere Bistro
05-23-2012 — Cafe des Amis
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Bar/Lounge, Casino, Convention, Corporate Event, Grand Opening, Hotel, Private Party, Restaurant, Reunion, Wedding Reception
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