February 3 - Steve Freund hosted the World Famous Tuesday Night Blues Jam.
February 4 - I caught Tia Carroll at the Redwood City Blues Jam. I shot some photos. They are here.
February 7 - John Nemeth had a CD release party for his most recent release entitled Love Me Tonight at the Poor House Bistro in San Jose. John skillfully blends retro and modern Blues and Soul into compelling music that is simultaneously old and new, has been winning acclaim as one of the most gifted artists on the modern blues scene.
February 10 - Kenny "Blue" Ray hosted the World Famous Tuesday Night Blues Jam at the Mojo Lounge. I jammed a bit with Chris Brown, Ray Figueroa and Norm DeCarlo.
February 11 - Steve Freund hosted the Redwood City Blues Jam. Some great players dropped in to play a bit including: Charles Wheal, Johnny Cat, Dennis Dove, Shad Harris, Artis Joyce, Marla Goody, Jan Fanucchi, Kay Bohler, John "Blues" Boyd and Marty Finch.
Marty is a fantastic harp player. He nails Big Walter Horton's sound in a huge way. Not just the huge tone, but the phrasing. It was downright freaky.
I shot some photos. They are here.
February 17 - Steve Freund hosted the World Famous Tuesday Night Blues Jam at the Mojo Lounge. I sat in during the first set with Steve, Marc Carino and June Core.
I captured a bit of video of the enigmatic Double G performing the Little Walter classic tune Everything's Gonna Be Alright.
February 24 - Jimmy Dewrance hosted the World Famous Tuesday Night Blues Jam at the Mojo Lounge. I played a set with Scott Duncan and Gino Baronelli. Later in the evening, I played another set wit Scott Miller and Ron Chavez.
February 28 - Little Jonny & The Giants played at the Mojo Lounge.. He was joined by Mark Fenichel, Eddie B and Robi Bean. A number of guests sat in throughout the course of the evening including: Marvin Greene, Aki Kumar, Frank DeRose, East Bay Wes and me.