About The Hitman Blues Band & The New York City Horns
The Hitman Blues Band & The New York City Horns
Band leader Russell ‘Hitman’ Alexander, son of New York jazz scene vibes player Ray Alexander, is the real New York deal and one of the most charismatic frontmen you’ll see on the blues scene with a sensational band. In the US The Hitman Blues Band have been nominated for the blues grammys as well as being finalists in the Memphis International Blues Challenge. Brimming with New York swagger, great modern blues songs, interesting arrangements breathing new life into blues standards and an entertaining show you’ll not want to miss!
“ The Hitman Blues Band, an eight piece from New York, blew the place apart………A set of full-blown powerhouse blues that had the queue for CDs formed across the hall. “ Peter Clack – Blues in Britain magazine UK
“Born to play and with real personality, as he tells stories, jokes with the crowd, proudly features his excellent band and plays a spiky guitar with great panache and soul. What a find you may think and you’d be right” Blues Matters magazine UK
“The Hitman Blues Band delivers an energetic style of blues. Russell ‘Hitman’ Alexander plays sharp, melodic lead guitar and adds tough slide… strong singing and precision playing…” Blues Revue USA.
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