Over the last 30 years

Big Daddy's Blues Band

has been the opening act for a wide variety of blues and jazz artist's including Jimmy Witherspoon, Honeyboy Edwards, Cash Mcall, Carey Bell, Red Holloway, Howlin Wolf, Debbie Davis and more recently Tom Scott, John Mayall , James Cotton, Ron Thompson and the Resistors and Corby Yates to name a few.

The music of  Big Daddy's Rhythm and Blues Band pulls all ages of blues lovers out to boogie. Young and old alike come out to party with this dynamic and danceable band. The band has paid their dues working the clubs and concert circuit along the West Coast. Fans have found that Big Daddy's smokin' versions of old favorites and the band's house rockin' originals keep 'em comin' back for more. This mix of old and fine new music  has created  a loyal following in their home town of San Luis Obispo and everywhere they perform

 

Members

  Stan (the Rock ) Manning lays down a sharp, blistering bass foundation with Kevin Simmons pumping as the rhythm machine. These two with their passionate style drive the band like an emotional train. The soulful blues driven guitar licks and vocals of Bruce Krupnik lends a classic blues feel to the music of Big Daddy's.  Big Easy Eric Stever brings his soulful sax and educated keyboards to the mix. He will grab a hold of your ears and wont give em back till theres a smile on your face. Tom TBone Secor is ready willin and able to light up his trombone and give a bit of what made the ladies smile. Smokin Joe Pilloud (Dr. Feel Good ) seasons it up with his free spirited interpretations of both standards and original compositions, with smooth and direct vocal skills, while offering up moments of madness on the B3, piano and guitar.
Their separate styles blend together like a well oiled machine

 

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