Tad Robinson - vocalist
Most of the current crop of plugged-in blues purveyors draws from a relatively narrow range of the tradition: either the small combo sound of Chicago, or the guitar trio format popularized by Stevie Ray Vaughn. This is a function of economics as much as anything else; the horn-section-enhanced sound of T-Bone walker, B.B. King, and Bobby Bland is prohibitively expensive to support in the low budget world of today's blues circuit, with only the established legends able to afford it. Thus it is all the more refreshing to hear Tad Robinson's brilliant take on this lushly arranged branch of the blues.
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