CHRIS THOMAS KING
(O Brother, Where Art Thou?)
March 15-16, 2011
FROM: The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
2033 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121
CONTACT: Rachael Millikan, 206-441-9729, email@example.com
RE: Performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents Grammy-Winning Blues Musician Chris Thomas King touring in support of his latest release Sketches of Treme. Band members are Chris Thomas King (vocals, guitar and piano), Bill Burke (bass) and Jeff Mills (drums). Set times on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Tuesday and 5:30pm Wednesday.
Chris Thomas King came into his own while expanding on traditional musical horizons that were inherited from his father, Tabby Thomas. Born and bred in the Delta tradition, King’s success as a bluesman was virtually guaranteed while he performed under the umbrella of his father’s genre. He grew up among the finest blues musicians in the genre at his father’s blues club and began touring with artists like Buddy Guy and B. B. King in his teens. His music was not only influenced by the blues, but by early hip-hop and country music, styles he fuses to create his own unique sound. To continue, please click “MORE”!