With a non-stop performance schedule for over 50 years, Roomful of Blues has earned critical acclaim, popular success, and a legion of fans across the globe. “Roomful of Blues can play practically any style of blues with vigorous panache. At this rate, I fully expect they’ll blow the doors off the joint at their Centennial,” raves ELMORE MAGAZINE.
5x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated, 7x-Blues Music Award-Winning & Legendary Blues Band ROOMFUL OF BLUES has always been one of the tightest, most joyful blues ensembles in the world. "The band still remains skintight and delivers a knockout punch every time they take the stage," raves BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE. Currently, an 8-piece unit led by Prolific Guitarist CHRIS VACHON, the band has never sounded fresher or stronger. Acclaimed Singer PHIL PEMBERTON brings his sweet & soulful vocals and adds another bright new dimension to the jazzy, jump-blues musical roots. Their winning combination of Jump, Swing, Blues, R&B and Soul remains their calling card. The band includes Bassist JOHN TURNER, Trumpeter CARL GERHARD, Drummer MIKE COFFEY, Keyboardist RUSTY SCOTT, Baritone Saxophonist ALEK RAZDAN, and Tenor Saxophonist RICH LATAILE. Count Basie called them "the hottest blues band I ever heard." ROCK & BLUES MUSE states, "A band at the top of its game with a blend of blues, funk, rock, jazz, soul..."