Big Jeff's Blues 1
You're about to enter a new world in the universe of blues music, brought to you courtesy of Jeff Chapman. This album consists of 10 original songs, written and sung by Jeff. They're 10 stories about life as seen by their creator . . . 10 solid tunes, a mix of upbeat sounds and traditional slow blues. Vocally, Jeff hasn't sounded better. He's accompanied by an outstanding group of musicians. Together, they bring you an album of blues music with an edge. If you're a fan of the blues, I think you'll enjoy listening to this album over and over. Jeff Leidel Entertainment Editor The Greenville Advocate Jeff Chapman - South Central Illinois vocalist/guitarist has been performing live since 1977, beginning with church & local organization events. Along with brother Jerry, began the Chapman Bros. Band in 1981, starting as a country group, adding southern rock into the repertoire through the years and peppering in blues in the early 90's. Jeff fronts this band as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. Jeff's interests leaning more to blues, began a side project in 2004 (Big Jeff & the Smokers) releasing a CD of covers in 2005, spending half his time with each group. Jeff also worked as front man for 2-1/2 years in the Hard Tale Blues band, hosting the Monday night Blues jam in Downtown St. Louis MO's Beale on Broadway. More recently Jeff's own 'Blues Ensemble' continues to please audiences with their regional shows building a growing fan base. Over the last 3 years he has been writing & performing his own music leading to this release, Jeff Chapman - Big Jeff's Blues Vol.1.