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"While Cleveland Blue may be an unknown name to many here in the Midwest, he won't be for long! Cleveland came up playing the Blues in the great state of Ohio, where many varieties of the Blues connect, and many very famous Blues Players....such as Michael Finnigan hailed from. He honed his talents in hard, rough and tough venues where he learned to entertain a crowd. His influences were many, and they were diverse. One thing about Cleveland Blue that you should remember....Cleveland has always said that his goal as a Blues Musician is to be "An Entertainer," and to have his own style of playing and singing, unlike so many of his contemporaries today. The world doesn't need one more "Clone." Cleveland is "Cleveland," and he sounds like it. Among his early influences were; John Lee Hooker, Luther Allison, Johnny Copeland, Robert Johnson, Buddy Guy, Dr. John, Robert Cray, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Ray Charles, Sonny Boy Williamson, Son House, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Tab Benoit, Willie Dixon, Albert Collins, Albert King, and Freddy King."
"Now, based in Kansas; Cleveland has continued to perform with his live show Trio, as well as a Single Performer...which isn't easy to pull off in the Blues field! He plays and sings from his heart and soul, and he squeezes every drop of emotion that he is able to from his voice and his guitar each and every time that he performs. The Band is capable of performing with great strength, versatility. One thing is common to every performance....he is always well received, no matter where he is performing, or who he is performing for!"
"A new album of brand new tunes is in the works for a release date sometime near the first half of the year, 2014. Cleveland is bringing some fresh ideas into the studio with him on this project. There are several very fine Musicians tentatively scheduled for session time on this project, and he is looking forward to getting started."
"This fine young Player's talent, drive, and determination is sure to continue to enhance his career, and move him up the ladder of "household names of Blues Performers" Meanwhile; do yourself a favor, and check out Cleveland Blue and his Band when you have the opportunity. Don't miss the chance!"