" Mischo is heavenly on the harmonica" Arizona Daily Star
" RJ is one of our all time favorite's" Reno Blues Society
" RJ has the prettiest tone of anybody Big Walter anybody" Rick Estrin
World Famous Blues Musicians and critics site RJ as one of the best in business today!!!
RJ began his career in the Minneapolis as a teenager in the late 70's over the following decade
he formed the popular midwest band Blues Deluxe and worked with Mojo Buford,Sonny Rogers,
Percy Strother and Teddy Morgan.
R.J. now lives in Oakland California and tours throughout the USA & Europe.
R.J. has recorded several CD's & appears on CD's with Candye Kane, Kim Wilson, James Harman,
Annie Raines, Mark Hummel and Gary Primich.
In recent years RJ has performed on several major blues festivals including The San Francisco Blues Fest
The Mississippi Blues Fest in Greenville, MS. The Lucerne Blues Fest in Switzerland and many more!
R.J.'s music is steeped in the Chicago Blues of the 1950's. Whereas all of R.J.' previous CD's
are more straight ahead shuffle & slow blues recordings.
"Meet me on the Coast" covers much more of RJ's originality it's been described as "Little Walter meets
All 16 tunes are full of R.J.'s big toned diverse harmonica playing & singing, supported by some of the
heaviest musicians ever!
The guitar duties are covered by Junior Watson, Paris Slim, Jeremy Johnson, Mark Tee and Fillmore Slim.
Current Fabulous Thunderbird Ronnie James & former Tbird Marcus Carino handle electric and upright bass.
Juke Logan and Bob Welsh on keys.
Eddie Clark & Robi Bean on drums.
If you like your blues greasy & full of great harmonica playing, you wont be dissapointed with
"Meet Me On The Coast" available here on Crosscut Records. this CD is expertly mastered & is packaged in digipac
on this great German import label a member of Bear Family Records.
"Meet Me On The Coast"
Check out the artist's website:
1. Put You Down
2. Old Night Cat
3. You Think I'm Lying?
4. Take It Easy
5. My Baby She's Got It
6. Passing By Blues
7. One Good Woman
8. Meet Me On the Coast
10. My Muddy Story
11. Funky Room
12. You Can Lie to Me
13. Lucky That's Me
14. I'm Your Sideman
15. Don't Cross Me
16. I'll Take the Whole Thing