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Nancy Wright - sax/ vocals Anthony Paule - guitar Paul Revelli - drums Tony Lufrano - keys Paul Olguin - bass CD Release Party for “Putting Down Roots” West Coast Blues Hall of Fame Blues Saxophone Player of the Year 2014 Well-established as a top Blues sax sideman for more than 30 years, Nancy Wright has released a new blues/roots CD in early 2015, adding vocal and songwriting dimensions to her artistry. “Putting Down Roots” consists of twelve blues/roots originals (six instrumentals and six vocals) spanning blues, R&B, New Orleans, funk, and gospel styles. “One of the hottest blues sax players in the business, she is known for powerful, soulful, fascinating playing. Her sax solos are a highlight of any show she’s in.” – John Orr, San Jose Mercury News “. . . Big, fat tone, warm vibrato, nice building of tension and release . . . some kickass blues playing and loads of fun to listen to . . .” – Bruce Iglauer, President of Alligator Records “. . . Wright (has a) naturally bluesy voice . . . a semi-shouting mezzo soprano that’s reminiscent in its approach to Ruth Brown and Dinah Washington . . . (she doesn’t) just sing the blues, (she) feel(s) them as well.” – George “Blues Fin Tuna” Fish, Blues Blast Magazine

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March 20, 2015

8:00PM - 10:00PM

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