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Bluesman and the Blues essentials is a group playing original music and personal interpretations of blues classics.based out of east tenn.,the band has played at various venues such as "Down home" in Johnson city,"Brackens" in Maryville,"Biggie's" in Kingsport and "Sapphires" in Knoxville.Bluesman has opened for Marcia Ball, Bettye Lavette and Bart Walker.We've done shows with Eden Brent,Catfish Frye,,The Nomads,Bart Walker,WSNB Blues Band,Brian Vander Ark,Randy Broyles,Kristen Witt and Borderline.We've also done corporate shows for March of Dimes(regional division) BES Engineering(SC.),Citi Group(Southeastern division)and the Antique Automobile Club of America(Appalachian Region),In the past I have had the pleasure and great fortune to have been in a band with or done shows with,Victor Simon(Tyrone Smith,Vic Danger,Harry Belafonte),Tony Rominger(Chuck Berry,Bruce Springsteen,Brian Setzer,Don Cornelius,Sam and Dave),Randy Sanderbeck(Aretha Franklin),Doug Habana(Goose Creek Symphony),Brian Vander Ark(The Verve Pipe),Catfish Frye(C.F.Band),Sonny Leonard(The Nomads),Randall Sword(Possibly the greatest unknown keyboard player on the planet),Benny Wilson,Travis Christian(Leadfoot),Brad Wilcox,Tyler Logan,Eddie Dalton(Janey Fricky,Kenny Chesney),George Ferrell III,Jon Ferrell(My two sons,great musicians,seasoned,incredible talent.)Bluesman and the Blues Essentials have won "Best Blues Band" in the Tri-Cities,TN.two years in a row(2012,2013). Currently i have a cd out titled, Bluesman,"Girl of my dreams".available at amazon.com and the orchard.com. and am featured on the "Oasis Blues" sampler #4 with the song "Blind love blues".For bookings email me and i'll get back to you.available for concerts,opening act,parties,college,festvals,weddings, etc.Give me a shout. Bluesman