- Artist: Bill C. Ireton
- Format: CD
- Release Date:12/11/2007
This is a three piece guitar, bass, drums jazz funk ensemble, putting a smooth jazz twist on familiar tunes. The eclectic sounds of a jazz guitar trio that energizes the listener with distinct chords and rhythms. From Spooky to I Wish to Stairway To Heaven, you will not be able to stop listening. Bill Ireton, guitar, has performed various styles of music ranging from gritty rock and funk to sultry smooth and jazz in a variety of bands and ensembles touring the US and Europe. He has played with and rubbed elbows with Johnny Johnson and Buddy Guy in the blues arena to Steve Erquiaga and Mike Stern in the Jazz arena. Bill currently tours with Alligator Records, EC Scott, whom has recorded on her last album, The Other Side Of Me. Biography -Born in 1967, Bill C Ireton grew up in an era where blues-rock was at it's peak. His formative musical years took place in the San Francisco Bay Area where he played the clubs with all kinds of bands playing everything from Led Zepplin to James Brown. Ireton was influenced by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, and the great blues guitarists Albert King and Buddy Guy. While blending in a jazz performance degree at San Jose State University, Ireton created a unique style and presence which has been captivating audiences everywhere, be it from his dirty funk and blues performances or with his clean jazz-fusion style. Discography •Bill C Ireton - 'Three' - Bill Ireton Music (2008) •EC Scott - 'The Other Side Of Me'- Black Bud Records (2005) •Bill C Ireton - 'Credit Card Blues' - Bill Ireton Music (2004) •Bill C Ireton - 'Changes' - Bill Ireton Music (2001) •Bill C Ireton - 'Some Phunk' - Bill Ireton Music (2002) •Board of Directors - 'Choke Chain Blues' - BOD Records (1994) •Margery Sauve - 'For The Man I Love' - S-K2 Productions (1993) Reviews • 'An incredibly original guitarist!' - Walter Trout • 'Awesome player and performer!' - Debbie Davies • 'Awestruck guitar playing...' - Swamp Watch • 'Sizzling guitarist...' - Edmonton Times • 'Well executed solos...' - The Times.
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