Jacksonville Blues Band

Jacksonville Blues BandThe Jacksonville Blues Band has been playing locally and throughout New England for over twenty-five years. Formed by guitarist/vocalist Greg Burnell, this rock-solid band  has remained faithful to the true spirit and roots of the blues, while deriving a distinct sound and style of their own. They cover a number of Chicago blues legends such as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Elmore James. The band also exemplifies such Texas blues masters as Freddy King, Albert Collins, and Slim Harpo. In addition to the blues line-up this band has an artful way of integrating pop/rock songs by artists like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, J.J. Cale and Van Morrison. Their fresh and diverse selection of material demonstrates both their skill and added spontaneity. The Jacksonville Blues Band's innovative approach to the classic blues tunes and their charismatic performances have resulted in continuous popularity and an ever increasing following. Some highlights of their career have been opening for such national recording artists as NRBQ, Roomful Of Blues, Ronnie Earl as well as others. Participating in Festivals, Live Radio Broadcasts, Cancer, AIDS, and Foodshelf Benefits, Weddings, Public/Private Functions, Hosting Blues Jams and steady rotation at several New England Clubs are just a few of the many venues that this musical group has been involved in. Also notable are three professional recordings made over the years; "The Jacksonville Blues Band", "Yesteryear" and "Livin' Hand To Mouth".

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