The website of The Barker Bass Company, home of the premiere Barker Vertical
Bass. Lee Barker's Vertical Bass combines the ease of play in the upright
position with the speed, precision and amplifiable signal of an electric
bass guitar. All this is realized in a visually stunning package that
is striking to behold on stage and a delight to play in any venue. This
is truly a unique instrument, and a pleasure to play....all with unbelievable
tone. All from a company that really cares about quality, and it's customers.
The Bobby Lawson website, featuring Bobby L. and Smokehouse. We specialize in Rhythm & Blues and Memphis style Rock & Roll. I've worked with Bobby for over 30 years. Bobby is a multi-talented, versatile musician and an outstanding vocalist. Bobby is well known for his masterful guitar work, and is at home as well on the keyboards, and the saxophone.
|Crash Kole & The Blue Souls
The Myspace sight of Memphis Bluesman Crash Kole, and his band, The Blue
Souls. Crash can usually be found at the Memphis Blues Society Blues
Jam, throwin' down some very hot blues guitar licks. Check out "Two
Weeks Notice", the latest CD from Crash Kole & the Blue Souls.
|Eric Hughes Band
The official Eric Hughes Band website. The Eric Hughes band is undoubtedly
one of Memphis' premiere Blues bands. Eric has assembled a group of seasoned,
talented musicians who understand what the Blues are all about. Eric
represents Memphis very well on the international blues charts, with
several CD's of original works and some fine harp blowin', combined with
some real blues musicianship. I often get to work with Eric in his group,
and it's always fun...with Eric's high energy show, the Eric Hughes Band
is a crowd pleaser.
Guy Jr.Venable...Singer, songwriter, recording artist. A veteran entertainer playing the music of America. From Jug Band, Delta Blues, or to the hard rockin' style of Chicago and Texas Blues...to chilling Folk Ballads, to straight up Rock & Roll...performing solo, duo, trio, or with a full band...playing Bass, Slide, acoustic or electric guitar...or Mandolin or Banjo, Guy Jr. makes you feel good in all the right places!
Johnny is a Blues Guitar Virtuoso and Performer. His talents also extend
into acting, where he portrayed Carl Perkins in the hit film, "Walk
the Line", the Johnny Cash story. I have the pleasure of working
with Johnny regularly.
One of the finest guitar players I have ever had the opportunity to work with. One of the most talented bluesmen coming up today....Josh is the real thing. Josh regularly works with The Reba Russell Band, and Victor Wainwright.
|Keith Sykes Website
The official Keith Sykes Website. It's always a lot of fun, and I feel fortunate to work with Keith as his Bassist. Keith's concert appearances are mostly solo, but he does a limited number of appearances with his full band, or as a duo or Trio. Whatever the combination or venue, I am always excited to work with Keith as his bassist
visit Leo's Myspace page
|Little G Weevil
The website of Blues Guitarist, Little G Weevil. I always enjoyed working with Little G...A very tasteful and experienced Bluesman. He was the first European Blues musician to get a long term contract on Beale St., and performed at festivals with several well known and established blues acts. I often worked Beale St. with Little G, and always enjoyed his style of blues. Please check out his website.
Owned and operated by Eric Martin, Martin Music always has in stock a great selection of boutique basses, amps, and accessories. Click on "Editorial" below for more.
|Memphis Blues Society
The online home of the Memphis Blues Society. Become a member, and check out the happenings here in Memphis, "The Home of the Blues"
|Mojo Sonic Speaker Cabinets
This is the link to some very special speaker cabinets just coming out on the market. I had the privilege of testing the prototypes, and the performance of the se cabinets are absolutely awesome! I'll have more information later on these great bass cabinets. Meanwhile, here is the link to their website.
Louisiana Mojo Queen (Ms Zeno)....is the stage name of Verlinda Zeno, a well known professional club, studio and Blues Singer. After performing all over the world being managed by others she branched out on her own. Being a Louisiana native. Ms Zeno has recorded six CD's over the past ten years. Recording Live in Verona, Italy with well know Italian Band "Morblues". She has also recorded an all orignal CD named "Old Family Recipe". It's always a pleasure, and a whole lot of fun and excitement working with Ms. Zeno
Nora Tucker is a versatile musician who has studied guitar, keyboards, voice and theater. Since 1982 she has played in the Memphis area with such bands as The Touchstones (soul and pop), The Shelby County Boys (bluegrass), Gregg Hanson and the American Reggae Band, and Nora Tucker & Lucky Strike (rock and blues), and has performed in duos and trios with Guy Venable, Lyn Jones, Tommy Volinchak, Leo Goff, Gary Williams, Ron Reed, and others. She has written and recorded promotional songs for corporate marketing, and has twice recorded her own music at Sun Studio. Nora has a master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Memphis; when not entertaining folks on the Backbeat bus, she can usually be found at the Memphis Fire Museum, where she is a part-time tour leader.
|St. Blues Guitar Workshop
The Guitar workshop of Brian Eagle, and world renown Luthier Tom Keckler,"TK" where some pretty serious guitar work is going on. Located in downtown Memphis, it's a pretty cool place to check out.
Undoubtedly one of the most talented boogie-woogie and blues piano players and vocalists performing today, anywhere! Victor's piano playing is a show onto itself. The intensity Victor puts forth in his shows makes the audience tired just watching him! His gutsy, bluesy vocals take you back to the blues greats. I regulary work with Victor, and it's exciting just being on stage and watching Victor do some absolutely amazing things with his piano.
For over 32 years Yarbrough's Music has supported customers with products and services to fulfill their musical intrument, audio, lighting, and video needs. Visit out store at any time and you will assuredly hear some one making music. Our clients include private users, churches, schools, theaters, hotels, studios, and clubs. Craig Yarbrough is an outstanding guitarist in his own right, whom I've worked with in several groups,along with being a good friend and motorcycle Ridin' Buddy!