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Friday, January 11, 2013

The J. C. Smith Band 2004 That's What I'm Talk'n 'bout



Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:49:38
Size: 113,56 MB

United States

J. C. Smith, 2006 Bay Area Blues Society West Coast Blues Band of the Year award winner is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is an outstanding performer noted for his energy and charisma. Prior to playing guitar, he was the drummer for the Back to Back Blues Band. In 2000, he emerged from behind his drums, armed with a Gibson 335. J. C. attacks the Blues as if he is being guided by the masters like T-Bone Walker, Albert King, and Johnnie Guitar Watson.

In 2004, Smith released “That’s What I’m Talk’n ‘Bout,” co-produced by Grammy Award Nominee Joanna Connor. This CD shows masterful songwriting, outstanding arrangements, and traditional quality. It features a host of Chicago players including Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, who worked with the Muddy Waters Band for twenty years. 2001 marked the release of Smith’s first effort "Midnight Creeper" which brought him international attention. Smith has toured throughout the United States, Eastern Europe, Mexico, and South America to sell out crowds. He is also known as radio personality Johnnie Cozmik on KKUP F.M. J. C. feels that his goal in life is “To keep the Blues alive and take the message to the people.”

Donnie Green, (Drummer) toured Europe seven times before joining the JC Smith Band. Drumming professionally since the age of 12, you've got to hear this solid funk and blues drummer to believe him. He is as exciting to watch as well as listen to because of his style and showmanship.

Robert “Jay” Green (Bass). Jay joined the group with a very short notice yet rose to the challenge. Four days after accepting the offer from the band, he played a club date that served as a rehearsal, then three days later he was on tour in Southern California which included two performances at the NAMM show in Anaheim.

Abraham Vasquez (Sax) is one of the hardest working horn men in the Bay Area. His masterful solos and arrangements bring you back to the days of Louis Jordan, and Sam Butera. Vasquez and Smith first teamed up in the late 80's to form The Back To Back Blues Band. Vasquez has worked with the likes of Tommy Castro, Hall and Oates, Dr. John, and more.

Kevin Marcy ( Trumpet) has worked with a host of players ranging from Latin to R&B artist adding a great varity of styles and dynamics to round out the horn section.

Todd Reid (keys) is an all around pro. He has worked with as music directector with a host of groups. He delivers a one two punch that will rock your socks off..

This band of seasoned players is a true Blues band with one goal in mind…keeping the Blues alive. (http://www.jcsmithband.org/About_Us.html)



Tracklist:

01 - Two Bones And A Pick 03:34


02 - In The City 04:31

03 - 24 Hours Of The Day 03:06

04 - What Your Love Has Done For Me 04:25

05 - Recession Blues 03:49

06 - Blues 'n' Trouble 04:52

07 - Stormy Monday 03:29


08 - Gettin' Drunk 02:52

09 - Silver Dollar Boogie 02:27


10 - Can't You See What You're Doin' 04:43

11 - Back To Chicago 04:03

12 - Mother-In-Law Blues 03:51

13 - Woke Up This Morning 03:56





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