On Sunday Might 1st, the Sol Roots band conduct on historic U St in Washington DC with special friends, together with a dear good friend, Lil Joe Burton (of BB King, Bobby Womack, Junior Wells and a lot more). This will also be a exclusive 70th birthday celebration for Lil Joe!
The Sol Roots band performs a mix of raw funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul, and hypnotic rhythms. Sol is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has toured with quite a few roots, funk, and blues legends all-around the earth as a component of Music Maker Revue, and as an independant artist.
The Sol Roots band have shared the phase with functions such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, The Wooden Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Eric Lindell, Roosevelt Collier, Cory Henry, Popa Chubby, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and more.
Paying homage to the greats, and with a adore of Universal Tunes as the guiding light, Sol ways out on a route with a strong team distinctive and proficient band of musicians.
Joe Burton, affectionately known as “Lil” Joe from Chicago, is the quintessential Blues instrumentalist in a class of his have. “Lil” Joe’s career began in 1964 with the late, terrific Junior Wells. Joe’s relationship with Junior ongoing for decades but he also toured with other terrific functions such as, BB King, Bobby Womack, Joe Tex, Otis Clay and numerous other people. He has appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, Midnight Exclusive, Soul Train and a host of many others. Joe is very well known through Europe and the United States for his coronary heart-wrenching solos and tasteful substantial-vitality performances. His uniquely versatile tactic to standard and contemporary Blues is legendary. He very easily blends unwanted fat round tones of his trombone with various styles and formats of Roots Music. His recordings incorporate (BB King’s) Lucille Talks Again, Guess Who, Mississippi Seeds, L.A. Midnight, BB King & Bobby Bland for the First Time, (Junior Wells) Junior Wells Stay at Buddy Fellas Legends (which was nominated for a Grammy in 1997) and Junior Wells Dwell all over the Environment. The Mess is On & Get Your Property in Get with Mudcat.
On Faucet Magazine claims “he’s toured the entire world with some of the most significant names in funk and blues…He’s the fiery guitarist recognised as Sol, and his influences span the country, and the globe”.
No matter whether Sol Roots is carrying out his special mix of energetic rock, uncooked blues, or greasy funk- it truly is all delivered with deep soul.
Sol and Lil Joe have the two toured collectively in Europe, Australia, and the U.S. as component of Music Maker Revue. Audio Maker Relief Basis is a non revenue corporation focused to preserving blues and roots tunes and serving to sustain quite a few of the unsung pioneers and heroes of American new music.
Sol Roots is very pleased to be a “Upcoming Technology” New music Maker Aid Basis artist and a Dwelling Grown Audio Community Artist. Sol Roots was awarded “Finest Blues Act/Group” 2019 by The Wammies / The MusicianShip.
Sol Roots Sunday night time jazz/blues/funk live performance residency in Washington D.C. is held in the coronary heart of historic U St at JoJo Bar. JoJo Bar functions some of the quite very best in DC spot jazz, blues, and soul artists each and every night.