Two time winner of the Rainy Day Blues Society , Female Blues Vocalist award. Joanne Broh is a column of energy, known for her powerful, soulful voice and the passion of her performances. She is considered one of the top singers of blues, jazz, and Motown in the Northwest. Her release “Wicked Cool” reached #18 on the Living Blues radio chart. Joanne’s expressive voice fills many emotional layers. She is a dynamo presenting an enthusiastic and highly spirited performance every time out. She has a new release: “Live!” promoted by Todd Glazer, 2016 recipient Keeping the Blues Alive by the Blues Foundation. http://Www.joannebroh.com
One of the Pacific Northwest’s premier blues guitarists, Garry Meziere, of Salem, has been playing guitar since he was 10, inspired by guitar great Chet Atkins. Meziere founded the Portland-based blues Reflex Blue, and wrote music and performed with Ellen Whyte and Reflex Blue for nearly a decade. Learn more and listen: www.garrymeziere.com
On Bass & vocals is Bill Foss – Bill’s tasteful bass playing and soulful vocals makes him a favorite with a variety of blues and R&B bands in the Pacific Northwest. Bill Foss resided in Arizona for 15 years where he played in a variety of R&B bands in the Southwest, held down the bass chair in a casino house band, and ran The Front Room recording studio. He moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2011 and has been working steadily throughout the region.
Scott Van Dusen on drums currently working in the Portland area with Billy D & The Hoodoos, Rae Gordon, Kenny Lavitz, Cindy Michelle, Paula Byrne and others playing Blues, Jazz, Swing, Funk, Rockabilly, Country Rock.