JD Simo!

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Deathray, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. Deathray

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    Went to a music festival in my town last night, and checked out the acts on YouTube beforehand. I knew I’d want to see his set, but WOW! Blues/rock powerhouse of a player. He blends some jazz influenced runs, and tempo changes into the mix. Great vocals are just icing on the cake. He’s got a three piece band, but I really wouldn’t want another guitar player getting in this cat’s way! His bassist is a chick who never stopped moving the entire set. They weren’t the headliner, but next to last. I’ll tell you this, I wouldn’t want to go on right after him. His passion is incredible.
    I got a chance to shake his hand, speak to him, and his bass player. Really humble, really talented. Check this guy out, he’s going places. Huge fan here.
     
  2. joebloggs13

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    He's been around for a while now. I agree tho....fantastic player.
     
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    Agree a great player. Lots of demos on YT using him too.
     
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    I’m way late to the party, here. Spreading the word, in case there’s others living under the same rock.:)
     
  5. historicus146

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    Used to play with the Don Kelley Band at Roberts Western World in Nashville.
    Don always had the best tele players...
    Hilland
    Trapp
    Simo
    Danato
    and others....
     
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    I found him via the LLB and their Cash tribute, then Don Kelly followed by a deep dive in YT.

    There's not a bad clip out there of him playing with Tommy Emmanuel
     
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    I'm not a fan of his current (psychedelic blues) band, SIMO. But I LOVED him in The Don Kelley Band in Nashville. Fantastic player!
     
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