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Author: Suzanne Swanson
Eddie Turner, the dynamic guitarist and one-time Otis Taylor band member, doesn’t so much as play the instrument — he glides across the notes, creating an unmatched otherworldly mysticism.
“We thank you so much for all you have done,” was the tearful response given by Shauna Drayson-Hayward. The gaunt, thin figure of RICHIE HAYWARD, legendary drummer for LITTLE FEAT, stood beside his wife.
Brandon has caught the attention of master harmonica players lately, and it’s no surprise listening to this exciting up-and-coming blues harp virtuoso. Check out what Brandon had to say on the back porch.
Washingtonian Magazine hails Bad Influence as “a part of a long and worthy Washington blues tradition.” With an award for best blues band, 2003, by the Washington Area Music Association, Bad Influence has garnered a devoted following all over North America and Europe, including performances at the prestigious Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts. Eleven of the twelve songs on this CD are penned by band members, Michael ‘Jr’ Tash, Roger Edsall, Bob Mallardi, and David Thaler. “Love Dot.com” jumps right into it, literally, with a tale about a married man’s best friend in this computer age (wink, wink). “Don’t…