Big Dez with special guest Jimmy Burns

with Jimmy Burns

"Big Dez has been tearing up European stages and airwaves since first coming together way back in 1996. The group’s debut album Sail On Blues dropped in 2003 and they’ve been making cool music and winning new fans ever since. As a unit, their style blends the humor and melancholy of the blues with funk, rock, and soul elements, which gives Big Dez a flavor that’s totally their own. The current Big Dez lineup consists of Phil Fernandez on guitar and vocals, Lamine Guerfi on bass, Paco Leftyhand on guitar, Guillaume Destarac on drums, and Marc Schaeller on harmonica and is always balanced, powerful, and expressive." By Mike O’Cull / Rock & Blues Muse / Rock & Blues Muse

Jimmy Burns

Born in Mississippi in 1943, Jimmy Burns is a contemporary bluesman who combines his Delta roots with R&B and soul for a sound uniquely his own. Burns moved to Chicago at age 12 and went on to contribute to both gospel and folk around town. With a melodic guitar style, soulful vocals, and expressive lyrics, Burns is a charismatic stage performer. After a long break from performing to raise a family, Jimmy Burns’s 1996 debut album went on to win “Best Blues Record of the Year” from the National Association of Independent Record Distributors. Burns has since contributed to his renowned brother Detroit bluesman Eddie Burns’s albums and continues to please audiences around the globe. His bluesy performance of the Ben E. King classic “Stand By Me” is a crowd favorite.

10/29/2022 9:00 PM

Door Time: 8:00 PM

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"Big Dez has been tearing up European stages and airwaves since first coming together way back in 1996. The group’s debut album Sail On Blues dropped in 2003 and they’ve been making cool music and winning new fans ever since. As a unit, their style blends the humor and melancholy of the blues with funk, rock, and soul elements, which gives Big Dez a flavor that’s totally their own. The current Big Dez lineup consists of Phil Fernandez on guitar and vocals, Lamine Guerfi on bass, Paco Leftyhand on guitar, Guillaume Destarac on drums, and Marc Schaeller on harmonica and is always balanced, powerful, and expressive." By Mike O’Cull / Rock & Blues Muse / Rock & Blues Muse

Jimmy Burns