Sugar Ray and The Blue Tones have been playing their unique style of blues the world over for almost forty years. Not limited to one style, but able to play Chicago Blues in the style of Muddy Waters. Little Walter and Billy Boy Arnold; Kansas City Swing in the style of “Big” Joe Turner; Texas Blues like “T” Bone Walker and Freddie King; and the swampy Louisiana sounds of “Lazy” Lester-all played with the distinctive originality of band leader Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals and harmonica, guitarist “Monster” Mike Welch, Anthony Geraci at the piano and Hammond Organ, Michael “Mudcat” Ward playing acoustic and electric bass, and drummer Neil Gouvin.
All of the members of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones have been featured on other Artists recordings which include Hubert Sumlin, John Hammond, Johnny Winter, Otis Grand, Pinetop Perkins, The Mannish Boys, Sugaray Rayford, Debbie Davies, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl and many more.
“SUGAR RAY IS THE REAL DEAL. THERE IS NOBODY BETTER TO REPRESENT THIS MUSIC.” – KIM WILSON, THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS
“SUGAR RAY HAS GREAT TONE AND PHRASING, SINGING AND PLAYING THE HARP. ONE OF MY FAVORITES.” -CHARLIE MUSSLEWHITE
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