Coming up live in...
The Music Room
Friday February 9th
Acoustic Blues with the Julian Piper Trio
Since he first became entranced by the music of Lightning Hopkins on an album purchased in Woolworths for 12/6, Devon based guitarist Julian Piper has enjoyed a unique career playing the 'Devil's Music'. Appearances include the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Club in Clarksdale Mississippi, Rosa's in Chicago and just about every major blues festival in the UK and Europe. In 1987 he spent a year in Baton Rouge Louisiana where he was taken under the wing of Rocking Tabby Thomas, performing at his celebrated club the 'Blues Box'. In between times his band Junkyard Angels toured with many American blues artists including Carey and Lurrie Bell, Eddie Kirkland, Lazy Lester and many more, sharing stages with Buddy Guy and Jnr Wells and the Robert Cray Band. Albums on which he played guitar with Lazy Lester and Carey Bell, both received W.C. Handy Awards, the blues equivalent of the Oscars.
His book 'Blues From The Bayou', tales of his Louisiana exploits, has recently been published in America.
Appearing with Julian will be:
- bassist and guitarist Chris Billings, a veteran of work with John James and the legendary Dick Heckstall Smith ex Alexis Korner band,
- and percussionist Lucy Piper, currently appearing in America with Bill and Shy Perry.
A night of spectacular blues music is guaranteed !
Venue: The Waie Inn, Zeal Monochorum, EX17 6DF
You can order food at the bar to eat in the restaurant at any time, or in the function room from 7pm.
Doors to the function room open at 7pm. The music starts at 7:30pm.
Bar (so please don't bring your own drinks this time. Thank you.)
Donations: £6+ please (£3 under 18).
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