Roomful of Blues
Roomful of Blues is an American horn-driven musical ensemble that plays jump blues. The group was formed in Westerly, Rhode Island in 1967, by guitarist Duke Robillard and pianist Al Copley. Since then, the band has been continually touring and recording.They are currently signed with the Alligator record label.
Throughout four decades of continuous touring and recording, the band’s line-up has experienced many changes. It is said that more than 50 musicians have played in the band.
Alumni (who may rejoin, from time to time) of the band include:
Lou Ann Barton, vocal Al Basile, trumpet and cornet Porky Cohen, trombone Ronnie Earl, guitar Doug James a.k.a. “Mr. Low”, baritone saxophone Ron Levy, piano and organ Sugar Ray Norcia, vocal and harp Greg Piccolo, vocal and tenor sax Curtis Salgado, vocal, Jason Corbiere on drums and many many more