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Sounds Like: Black Joe Lewis, John Legend, Tom Waits
Born in Dayton Ohio, raised on funk, jazz and classical styles
Mr Holbrook has truly found his voice as an artist over the past few years,
perfecting his raspy steeped in the blues, poured from a folk singers tea pot,
brand of Gritty blues/Soul that is both infectiously catchy and
dirty. His so...See Full Bio
“The biggest compliment Miles Davis ever offered a contemporary was to call him a motherfucker. By Miles Davis' standards, Al Holbrook is a real motherfucker. Dirt Road is simply a phenomenal album. It is full of rich soul. It is sometimes jazzy, sometimes very bluesy, sometimes heavy rock and roll, yet always true to form for this powerhouse live band. Although it is Holbrook who wrote all of the sons on this LP, he gets a hand from co-producer/guitarist Chris Suttle, whose licks just blister throughout this CD. But the real soul comes from Holbrook's vocal strength and amazing keyboard/organ skills. He brings the listener down to the depths of the gutter, only to lift them back up to soaring heights, such as in the staple, "Initiation."”