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ROOMFUL OF BLUES is one of the tightest, most joyful blues ensembles in the world. the band has never sounded fresher or stronger. Its sizzling amalgam of jazz, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, jump and swing covers a career that has brought five Grammy nominations and an armful of blues awards. This winning combination of jump, swing, blues, R&B and soul remains their calling card, as does their ability to fill the dance floor.
The band has a pedigree most bands could only dream of. Their roster of members and former members reads like a who’s who of top tier musicians. Currently an eight-piece unit led by guitarist Chris Vachon, they were joined in 2010 by Phil Pemberton on vocals, along with new members, bassist John Turner, trumpeter Doug Woolverton, drummer Chris Rivelli, and keyboardist Rusty Scott. Longtime members baritone and tenor saxophonist Mark Earley, tenor and alto saxophonist Rich Lataille complete the lineup. Roomful keeps on rockin’