Re: Doug Demmings & the Jewel Tones
- Subject: Re: Doug Demmings & the Jewel Tones
- From: Sariel Lehyani <SloopyJoe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 16:31:29 -0400
Hmm...I listened to them.
They're good technically, but no soul.
As my friend the great Robert Frahm put it, "They're blues bookworms, not
Bobbie Giordano wrote:
> A post forwarded to the list by Harp-L listadministration:
> >From: "brian miller" <madussa45@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >i recently herd a cd on the radio by a band called doug demmings and the
> >jewell tones. the harmonica player really caught my ear, he had a very
> >fresh sound and his solos were quite interesting. not the same old
> >rehashed licks over and over. does anyone out there know who the harp
> >player is in this band and where they are from? thanks
> The website was given by John Adams:
> And Dennis Cooper wrote:
> >A quick check of the site reveals that Greg "Fingers" Taylor of
> >Jimmy Buffet fame is the harp player referred to.
> Well, maybe.
> Info on the website mentions this harper [one wellknown to many of us]:
> >Dave Morris has been a player on the national blues scene for over
> >15 years. He toured North America and recorded throughout the 1990's
> >with the blues/jump band Big Dave and the Ultrasonics. His playing
> >has been featured in film soundtracks, television commercials and
> >radio jingles.
> Then later discusses the group's first recording, adding:
> >Featured guests include Holmstrom and Mugalian, as well as the
> >harmonica playing of Gregg Fingers Taylor (of Jimmy Buffett fame)
> >and the swinging harp lines of Brian Miller.
> Hmm... Is there an echo in here? ;)
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