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Hot Blues For A Cold December

December 3, 2014

Blues To Do December

Check out the stellar line-up for the December edition of
Blues To Do Live

SWEET BILLY SPAULDING AND THE SOULFUL 88s
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2nd – 8PM

Sweet Billy has stepped out from behind the drums after 25+ years of professional performing with many of the Northwest’s top Blues and R&B artists, playing the 88s, along with organ and singing. Billy is joined by Kurt ” Snookie” Cochran on guitar and vocals, who has played withLate Night Trash for more than a decade. Playing bass is Patrick Mosley and Scott Rongey on the tubs. FYI: Scott has had a long career in the Northwest playing with many top acts and has been to Memphis to compete in the International Blues Challenge as well as being a sought after session player.

MORGANICA QUARTET
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9th – 8PM
The Morganica Quartet features Dylan Hughes and MarinaChristopher on bass, Zach Zarrow on keyboard, Ian Hughes on guitar and Morgan Gilkeson on drums. Bandleader/drummer Morgan Gilkeson and her band Morganica host a Monday night jam at The Nectar Lounge that has taken on a life of it’s own, and have played with an all-star list of Northwest jazz & blues talent, including Evan Flory-BarnesJessie SawyersSteve TreselerThomas MarriottChris “C.D.” LittlefieldEugenie JonesKareem KandiDeeJay Roc’PhellaNaomi Watson and more. Morgan also drums with the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra.

PAUL GREEN, DANNY HOEFER, HOWARD HOOPER
& MARTY VADALABENE
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16th – 8PM
Paul Green
 is so good at harmonica that they named the Best of the Blues Harmonica Award after him in Washington State. He also sings some of the most choice material, and his phrasing and interpretations are impeccable, raising the bar for all who dare follow his lead. He has gather the best in the business with Danny Hoefer on guitar (Tower of Power and more), and is the Northwest rep for Gibson Guitars, and Howard Hooper is one of the most sought after bass players in the Northwest blues scene. and Marty Vadalabene has some major drum chops to share as well.

BLUES TO DO CHRISTMAS PARTY
with special guest
SETH FREEMAN
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23rd – 8PM

Arkansas guitarist Seth Freeman, was instrumental in helping us put flames in this Tuesday series and he will help us celebrate the holidays, Southern Style, along with some other special surprises.

LADIES SING THE BLUES: AN ALL-STAR SHOW
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30th – 8PM

We are continuing this wildly successful idea every month featuring the best women artists in the northwest in an all women blues jam, including various outstanding vocalists in a woman’s musical collective on the last Tuesday of each month.

BLUES TO DO LIVE is recorded for TV and streaming live
on the internet, every Tuesday night, 8PM and is hosted by
MARLEE WALKER, Queen of Seattle Blues for the last thee decades.

For booking and information, contact Marlee Walker at calendar@bluestodo.com

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