THE BAND

JIMI BOTT

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Jimi Bott is one of the world’s best drummers. He has been nominated by the Blues Foundation for Best Drums Instrumentalist an amazing 20 times and won the Blues Music Award in 2015. He has multiple BMA nominations with many bands- Rod Piazza, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Mannish Boys. He was also inducted into the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame in 2009 after winning the award for Blues Drummer of the year 12 times. The award is now named after him. He has appeared on over 100 recordings, lives in Portland, OR where he owns and operates Roseleaf Recording Studio

ANTHONY GERACI

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Pianist/Hammond Organist/Composer Anthony Geraci has a long history in the American Blues Community. He is an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters-he has recorded with both Artists extensively. Anthony has been nominated for the prestigious Pinetop Perkins Piano Award for the last five years- 2016-2020 by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. 2019 Anthony received nominations from Living Blues Magazine: Outstanding Musician-Keyboard; Traditional Blues Album/Blues Band of the Year/Male Blues Artist- Blues Blast Music Magazine; Best Traditional Blues Band-Making-A-Scene.

KID RAMOS

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Kid Ramos is a recipient of The Orange County (CA) Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award in addition to 14 Blues Music Award nominations. He produced legendary pianist Floyd Dixon’s final recording as well as the accompanying documentary and has also appeared on numerous movie soundtracks

WILLIE J. CAMPBELL

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Willie J. Campbell has performed with an all-star list of bands and individuals, among them The Fabulous Thunderbirds and The Mannish Boys and has recorded with such luminaries as Sugaray Rayford, Smokin’ Joe Kubek, and Cheech and Chong. He has been nominated by the Blues Foundation for Best Instrumentalist 6 times

BRIAN TEMPLETON

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Brian Templeton commands over 40 years as a stalwart presence as part of Boston’s formidable music scene. His credits include the legendary band the Radio Kings and the Original House of Blues Blue Monday Band, as well as collaborations with such notables as Jerry Portnoy, Sonny Rhodes, James Cotton, and Otis Grand

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