Sounds Like: The Neville Brothers, BB King, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, George Clinton & P-Funk Argentina
Manager: Julius Reynolds
Bio: The Bay Area is a place well known for its great soul music as well as being the home of countless musical legends. Through the years Simon has developed a musical style that embraces the soulful traditions of the Bay Area with his Jazz/Blues/Gospel/Funk inspired vocals and piano Style.
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Paula Harris If Etta James fronted the Tower of Power- and they were a blues band- THAT is what Paula Harris sounds like!She delivers a mix of Impudent, Humorous, and Naughty Lyrical content in a Fusion of Blues, Funk and Jazz.Her band, the Beasts of Blues and her Horn section Big Ass Brass are world-class and they put on a show that is as impressive as their sound. Featured in the band are Prolific horn player Mike Rinta, Tom Poole, & Tony Peebles who have worked with acts such as Sly & the Family Stone, Etta James, Boz Scaggs, Santana, Lenny Williams and More. 17 year veteran drummer with Little Richard- Derrick Martin, Keyboardist from the James brown Band- Simon Russell, and long-time Bay Area Bass musicians and session players Joey Fabian and Terry Hiatt on guitar and Bass complete the Rhythm Section.They won the 2012 Battle of the Bands for the Golden Gate Blues Society and the San Francisco Bay Area, the 2012 Monterey Blues Festivals Battle of the Bands, and finished in the top three worldwide in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.( after receiving standing ovations at all stages of the competition!) They are also nominated for a Blues Music Award and a Blues Blast Music Award as best new Artist as well as a nomination for the Sean Costello Rising Start Award for 2013. This group is being touted as one of the hottest most original bands to hit the blues scene in years. Tickets & Reservations Artist Website Artist Facebook
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