Wayne Baker Brooks serves notice of a new powerful force at play in the music world. Combining outstanding song craft, passionate vocals, and a liquid fire guitar style, this talented artist manages to honor his rich blues heritage while effortlessly expanding the boundaries of the genre. Born and raised in Chicago, IL amongst the most prolific blues legends and blues masters in the world, Wayne Baker Brooks blues roots may run deeper and wider than the Great Lake Michigan itself, but this truly innovating artist knows no creative boundaries. Chicago Blues laid the foundation to Wayne's innovative style. A regular visitor (as a child) at places such as Chess Studios, Checkerboard Lounge, Wisefools, and many other blues landmarks as well as witnessing many live performances by blues masters like Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells, Luther Allsion, KoKo Taylor, the great Muddy Waters, & his father. The youngest son of blues master Lonnie Brooks was born with the blues, for real! There was or still is no way of getting aroundTickets Save
Sounds Like: Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lonnie Brooks, Eric Clapton
Manager: Blues Island Productions www.bluesisland.com
Bio: With his debut release Mystery, Wayne Baker Brooks serves notice of a new, powerful force at play in the music world. Combining outstanding song craft, passionate vocals & a liquid fire guitar style, this talented artist manages to honor his rich blues heritage while effortlessly expanding the bo...See Full Bio
"WBB took complete control of the stage & audience at the North Atlantic Blues Festival on Sun. 07/13/08. The fans were blown away by the music & talent of Wayne. Wayne was a pleasure to work with & showed that he always puts on a great show. I look forward to working with him again."