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The Chris Cobb Band proudly walks in the footsteps of the ’80s blues revival. If bands like The Fabulous Thunderbirds, ZZ Top, The Allman Brothers, and Stevie Ray Vaughan are your kind of blues, you will soon add The Chris Cobb Band to that list. The band has released two full-length records, 1995’s C.C.’s Blues and 2004′s Other Plans, as well as a solo album by the band’s second guitarist, Jesse Cobb.
Chris Cobb (guitar and vocals) moved to San Francisco from Orange County, CA, in the mid ’70s. Over the years he has played with many Bay Area luminaries such as Stu Blank, Pamela Rose, Mitch Woods, and Mark Ford. He started fronting his own band in 1988 but also found time to play and record with E.C. Scott and tour and record with Sista Monica from 2001 to 2005.
Jesse Cobb (Guitar and vocals) has been in his father’s band for more than three years, and has played guitar since he was 13. His first performance was at the Delta Blues festival was in 2008 with the band Blue Horizon, led by Johnny Nitro. Since then he has played such venues as Slim’s, The Great American Music Hall, and Cafe Du Nord. His guitar influences include Duane Allman, Roy Buchanan, Jimi Hendrix, and Danny Gatton.
Peter Canton (bass) has played with Bernie Worrell, The Hot Club Of San Francisco, Stanton Moore, Ice-T, The Modesto Symphony, Will Kennedy, Karl Denson, The North Mississippi Allstars, Bill Bell, and The Bible Dusters, among others.
Andy Doerschuk (drums) is the Editorial Director of DRUM! Magazine, and has been Editor-In-Chief of Drums & Drumming, TRAPS, Bass Player, and The Recording Musician magazines. He has played drums with Rick Derringer, Leslie West, Chet Atkins, Pat Travers, Billy Vera and the Beaters, Daniel Castro, Tommy Castro, Ron Hacker, Johnny Nitro, Shana Morrison, Danny Click,