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Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies / Bio

"Swingin' Blues Like It's 1955!"

We play period - correct blues standards from the 20's to the 70's including Bessie Smith, John Lee Hooker, T Bone Walker, BB King, Jimmy Reed, Koko Taylor, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Raitt, the Band, Little Walter, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Neville Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Lucinda Williams, Rolling Stones, Al Green, Booker T & the MG's, John Lee Hooker, Bobby Bland as well as original songs.

Bluesboy Jag - guitar, cigar box guitar, slide guitar, vocals.
Karen Harris - vocals, percussion Wightman Harris - bass, vocals
Steve Vogler - Hammond B-3 and keyboards, vocals
Steve Braud - drums

Bluesboy Jag has been a constant in the Little Rock blues scene for a decade. He has been in bands since 1980 and is a two time winner of the Arkansas River Society Blues Challenge and competitor at the International Blues Challenge, part of the Blues Foundation's annual gathering of thousands of blues musicians, fans and press in Memphis. He spent 5 years as a one man band with foot drums, harmonica and his now famous 3 string cigar box guitar. He's been selling his hand made cigar box guitars for 11 years.

Wightman Harris was the executive producer of Michael Burks' first album entitled "From the Inside Out" and has been a musician for over 30 years.

Karen Harris has many years of singing under her belt including "Deltarado" and many other local bands going back 20 + years.

Steve Vogler has been in many bands since 1966 and Steve Braud has been a professional drummer for almost 40 years.

We've played at the King Biscuit Blues Festival (2014), as well as the Cornbread Festival, Fordyce on the Cottonbelt Festival and virtually all the Little Rock and North Little Rock venues including the Oxford American's South On Main, the Afterthought, Another Round, Markham St Grill etc.

Here are some videos of us:

King Biscuit Blues Festival 2014:

http://www.jagshouse.com/music/jukejointzombies/kingbiscuit2014/No%20Way%20To%20Get%20Along.mov

The Afterthought with our buddy Trey sitting in on Mississippi saxophone:

http://youtu.be/acOv-Pr1y1Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acOv-Pr1y1Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LHfsN1rDl0#t=14

Here's a video of us at Another Round with the 1948 Hammond B-3 and Leslie rotating speaker (3:40):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyVnQmfupF0

Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thanks so much!

Jag
501-837-3878

General Info

Band Members
Jag
Artist Name
Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/bluesboyjag
Active Since
03/04
Genres
Blues / Rock

Contact Info

Location
North Little Rock, AR
Manager
Bill Jagitsch

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