Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Chickenbone Slim
Chickenbone Slim is an original blues artist from San Diego, CA. with 30 years of music experience, first as a bassist, and since 2011 as a guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. Chickenbone plays original and traditional electric blues, born in the middle of the last century. Chickenbonbone Slim’s sound is Chicago/Texas/Gulf Coast/Uptown Blues with an authentic 1950’s to 1960’s vibe. Chickenbone’s sound is not sock hop, its Johnny “Guitar” Watson in the Third Ward of Houston circa 1964 as in Chickenbone’s new single “Vampire Baby” from his 2020 release “Sleeper”.
By mixing original blues and swing music with traditional covers Chickenbone’s shows are varied, entertaining and dance friendly. CB is always experimenting and improvising new material as well as catering to his mission to entertain his audience. Chickenbone’s talented band known as “The Biscuits” is made up of top local and touring San Diego blues musicians, and performs all over California and soon the world!
Chickenbone’s newest album, “Sleeper” released March 3rd 2020 features 10 original songs, recorded at the famous Greaseland Studios in Campbell, CA. Engineeringed and mastered by Christoffer “Kid” Andersen, the disc features guest appearances by Laura Chavez (Candy Kane) and Joey Harris and Jerry Rainey (the Beat Farmers). Chickenbone Slim is backed on drums by Marty Dodson, bass by Andrew Crane, and on guitar Scot Smart, and Troy Sandow on Harmonica.