blues and r&b

America's "roots" music - the Blues. From the Blues came Jazz, Be-bop, Rock, R& B,

Gospel ... you name it, blues have influenced American popular music of many generations. Our Blues men and women display the full range of this art form; many are nationally recognized artists. Simple chords to complex riffs. Instrumentals to powerful vocals. Standards to Originals. Cool blue to red hot. These Blues ain't Bad!

 

Bill Wharton & the Ingredients

North Florida blues man Bill Wharton cooks! and it's not just hot blues, it's his own special pot of gumbo, right on stage. He is almost as famous for his "Liquid Summer" hot sauce as he is for his hot licks. "Sauce Boss" Bill Wharton performs internationally at festivals, clubs and special events worldwide. Available for Very Special Events.

 

The Weld

Evolving from the award winning Blues band "Little Nicky & the Slicks", The Weld dishes out blues-grounded Rock classics and Originals - with a lick of R&B. Nicole Yarling (Violin/vocals) fronts this "listening, dancing and partying band" . Nicole's powerful voice runs the range of smooth to gritty to soulful.

 

Jump Street 88s

Features national B.B. King award-winning pianist Piano Bob and multi-instrumentalist Stan "Dead-End" Street on sax/harmonica/rub-board/vocals. Their authentic, danceable Delta Boogie Woogie and Jump Blues appeal to Blues and Swing fans alike.

 

Sheba and the Rhythm Kings

Features the gospel tinged vocals of Sheba with national B.B. King award-winning "Snowman" Ken Minahan and a wealth of Rhythm and Blues favorites. Band members are seasoned pros with years of experience in the Florida Blues community.

 

Fleet Starbuck Blues Band

Texas style blues guitar and harmonica with an undertone of Jazz riffs. Very unique. A mainstay of the South Florida blues community.

 

Iko Iko

This unique Miami favorite plays a gumbo of Swamp, Bayou, Boogie, Blues, Funk and R&B. Most of their songs are originals - "get-down-and-party music". The locals know the all the words! IKO IKO has been voted Miami's favorite club band for years and now tours the national festival and club circuit.

 

Call for national and regional act quotes.... many Blues artists are based in northern climes and look forward to winter visits in the sunny south. Many are surprising affordable.

 

For Information: Tel: (954) 922 4141 or E-mail: info@talent-entertainment.com

 

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