Willie Mitchell Collaboration
The Willie Mitchell Collaboration is a Blues/R&B band that gets the crowd up and dancing. They play a wide spectrum of Blues and R&B tunes by Albert King, James Brown, T-Bone Walker, Sam And Dave, Temptations, Otis Redding, Clarence Carter, Wilson Pickett etc etc.....
The band is a group of fine seasoned musicians with many years of experience performing for all types of audience.
Willie Mitchell (Vocals,Guitar,Bass): Willie is a veteran Blues,R&B, and Gospel musician who has played and toured with legends such as Aretha Franklin, Bobby Blue Bland and many others. His playing and singing style will really win your heart. He has a special "magic" in his stage presence.
Al Holmes (Vocals, Guitar): Al Holmes is an exciting performer with a wide vocal range. He can sing anything from James Brown to Eddie Kendricks. He has a smooth guitar style that he developed from playing with Willie for 30+ years.
Joe Bontempo (Drums): Joe is the heartbeat of the band. He is also a seasoned veteran of R&B music. He knows how to make you want to dance. He is a fine drummer with a great sense of "groove". Joe also has a vast knowledge of many R&B tunes that he has learned over the years.
Gary Cavico (Guitar,Vocals): Gary has been playing Blues and R&B in the Asbury Park area since the mid 60's. He has played with many of the local legends in the area. The former leader of the Stone Blue Band has played with the likes of Big Danny Gallagher,"Stringbean" Ken Sorenson,Vinnie Roslin,Ed Manion, J.T Bowen etc etc... His style is exciting yet tasteful. Gary is deeply inspired by the Blues and R&B of the 60's through the present. http://www.garycblues.com
Booking:For bookings call Willie Mitchell at (732) 918 8837.
(732) 918 8837
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