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Jeff Pitchell is an internationally acclaimed dynamic
singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. Jeff achieved national recognition
when his last CD, Heavy Hitter (Pyramid Records/EMI) reached #7 on the
Billboard Charts, selling more CDs than
Delbert McClinton, Robert Cray,
John Lee Hooker & Muddy Waters. Jeff
has recorded with such greats as Rick Derringer, Dave Mason, James Cotton
and Clarence Clemons. Jeff received international recognition when he toured
Europe and then was asked to join the Commitments as a special guest
Texas Flood consists of Deric Dyer on sax (12 years with Tina Turner),
Ivan Santiago on percussion(Toured with Sheila E &
Carlos Santana), John Peckman on drums (11 years with 8 to the bar),
Dave Natale on bass (Wild Vherry, Vanilla Fudge, Dion), Dan Fontanella B3
Organ (Kman Band), George Dudek (Harmonica). These seasoned musicians unite
to bring a high energy mix of Rhythm and Blues, Rock Soul, and funky Texas
The Jeffettes 4-piece vocal harmony group consists of Linda Ransom, Nekita Waller, Diane Cooke and Carolyn Hawkins. They have performed for 25 years with various Gospel and jazz groups throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. Their soulful harmonies are truly amazing and their lead vocals are breathtaking.
Together, this accomplished group of musicians will entertain you with their hard driving brand of thunder and lightning blues, rock, funk, and soul music.
Jeff Pitchell is an international recording artist, and an award winning singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor. Jeff was recently chosen by the Boston Red Sox to sing "God Bless America" to a sold out Fenway Park and nationwide TV and radio audience. Jeff has had such musical greats as Rick Derringer, Dave Mason, James Cotton, Clarence Clemons play on his CD and "dueled" with Dickey Betts founding member of the "Allman Brothers", and recently returned from a tour of Europe. Jeff has performed in the Caribbean and was a special guest of The Commitments in a United States/Canadian tour and debuts as an actor in a new movie entitled "Cathedral Pines" to be released in July 2006.