Connecticut Blues Society April Jam

I am a little late in getting the Jam Blog out.  Seems every once in awhile the real world intrudes on my blues life.

A nice April day brought out the jammers and fans to the Pine Loft for another blues filled afternoon.

 
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Greg Mccullough was the guest and a great addition to the CTBS All Stars, River City Slim, Phil, and Joey.

The day's guest guitarist, Greg

The day’s guest guitarist, Greg

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The CtBS All-Stars

River City Slim

River City Slim

Phil

Phil

Joey

Joey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom the Suit made his presence known.

Tom

Tom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Hartt spend time on the harmonica, guitar and vocals.  Including a fine version of “Time Will Tell.”

Ryan

Ryan

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Some Fairfield County players joined in.  Manny on Harp and vocals and David on bass.

Manny

Manny

 

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Manny with Greg

Manny with Greg

Mannyand Ryan

Mannyand Ryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Always readable tees when the blues are around.

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Other players joined in to keep a steady stream of music.

Mike

Mike

Rob

Rob

RCS on harp

RCS on harp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the Blues kept on.  John D stepped out and Ken and Ed added to the mix.

John

John

Ed

Ed

Ken

Ken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kenny on his guitar.

Ken

Ken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He joined in with Swamp Shaka.

Shaka

Shaka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now a nice day as Sunday was you knew some riders were going to come out.

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Joining the jam was an original CtBS Founder, Tom Sanders.

Tom

Tom

Now, here is a player I was used to seeing on the dance floor and now he is playing and singing.

Timothy

Timothy

Greg and Tom

Greg and Tom

It was a full afternoon with people getting ready for the May  Jam.

Hidden Art

Hidden Art

Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at twblus@aol.com.  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.  My weekly Blues Beat column appears in the New Britain Herald, Bristol Press, Middletown Press and Torrington Register-Citizen.

 

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

4 responses to “Connecticut Blues Society April Jam

  1. Ed Stack

    Premier musicians are showing up to jam with the Connecticut Blues Society All Stars, especially when Greg McCullough is the guest headliner. Dom’s new camera is really getting the job done.

  2. John D

    Nice Job Dom.

  3. kenny brody

    great job dom, nice shots, god to see you

  4. kenny brody

    sorry for the typo, i ment good to see you

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