An In Depth Interview with Tom Craig
Front man, singer/guitar player Tom Craig and Drummer John O’Connell have been partners in Blues and Roots music for the past decade. This past year they’ve teamed up with Eric Johnson on Hammond Organ, Tenor Saxophonist Vince Gleason, Bassist Randy “Rando” Branning and Baritone saxophonist Skyler Hagner.
Their broad musical resume includes musical genres such as classic Memphis Soul and R&B tunes by the likes of Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and Al Green as well as retro R&B music from James Hunter and Mayer Hawthorne, to name a few. Their love of the blues continues. They play the who’s who of the genre, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Albert King, B.B. King, Buddy Guy as well as contemporary artists like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Louis Walker and Robert Cray. The list goes on and on.
Their musical evolution continues and they are in production of their first CD of all original music.
In January 2017 they will represent the Central Delaware Blues Society in Memphis Tennessee at the International Blues Challenge!
If you see that this band is playing your local venue don’t pass on the chance to join the party!