Jon Paris is a blues guitarist singer/songwriter from Milwaukee. He now resides in New York where he spends most of his time on the blues club scene. One of his main gigs is B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill close to Times Sq. Jon Paris has released his own albums, including, "Rock the Universe" and "Blue Planet". Jon Paris has also jammed with many acclaimed artists, including, B.B. King, Les Paul, Bo Diddley, The Yardbirds, Muddy Waters, Slash, Chuck Berry and Percy Sledge.
The Snowdroppers came together in the third quarter of 2007, a group of fucked up misfits and STD carriers with one thing in common; the desire to introduce the blues to a new generation of fans. Realising they were in fact four clean-limbed honkeys, they decided to mix things up a little, which seemed to work in their favour, as their first ever show drew 1300 paying audience members. Of the 1300, only half asked for their money back
Several artists have used this name including:
1) A British folk-rock band from the early 70s
2) A blues duo
3) Another duo 1) When Iain Matthews split from British folk-rock band Matthews' Southern Comfort in 1971, the rest of the band continued as Southern Comfort. Consisting of Carl Barnwell (guitar, vocals), Ray Duffy (drums), Mark Griffiths (guitar), Gordon Huntley (pedal steel guitar) and Andy leigh (bass, vocals)...
http://www.danafuchs.com/ The youngest of six musical children, Dana was raised in Wildwood, Florida. At the age of twelve she joined the First Baptist Gospel Choir and began singing in public. At sixteen she was fronting a popular local band at a roadside Holiday Inn. She moved to New York City at nineteen. She began collaborating with Jon Diamond, a guitarist who had toured with Joan Osborne and W.C. Handy Award winner Debbie Davies. They formed the Dana Fuchs Band. The band was a feature act at a number of clubs, performing with the likes of John Popper, James Cotton, and Taj Mahal.
Tony McPhee a prominent rock Guitarist fronted the Groundhogs a Rock/Blues Trio and began playing in the early sixties. Tony has also worked as a solo artist or with American Blues Musicians such as John Lee Hooker, Billy Boy Arnold, Champion Jack Dupree and Eddy Boyd.
Tony a presigious guitarist turned down an offer from John Mayall to take the guitar spot when Eric Clapton Left, Tony prefered to be his own master.
www.magdapiskorczyk.com MAGDA PISKORCZYK (pronounce: peas-CORE-chick) is a singer with a mature, low and unusual voice timbre. Described in France as "la voix noire et au costume blanc" (Black voice in a white costume). She is a guitar, bass guitar and percussion player, as well as a song writer. Magda performs music of Afro-American and African heritage. She is a two-time Semifinalist of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA. Readers of the Polish blues quarterly chose her the Female Vocalist of the Year 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011.
Atlanta based Blackberry Smoke continues to grow into the premiere Southern Rock band in America. Over the last 12 months, they have shared the stage with ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery-Gentry, Shooter Jennings, Cross Canadian Ragweed and countless others.
Blackberry Smoke has relentlessly toured the US this year including a 3 month opening for ZZ Top, and multiple dates with the bands mentioned, The Outlaws and more. They will be joining Lynyrd Skynyrd once again for the Simple Man Cruise in Jan 8-12 2009.
There's few bands and projects called "Krokodil": 1) Swiss Krautrock group from the 70s; 2) Swedish jazz duo; 3) Resnik experimental metal project; The first group consists of three musicians, two of them from Zurich, Switzerland and an Englishman - Krokodil were an early 70's Swiss-Krautrock group who mixed blues based jam music with psychedelic Indian sitar and tablas. Drummer Dude Durst had been in the popular Swiss 60's beat band Les Sauterelles.