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Charles Button Band

THE CHARLES BUTTON BAND Charles Button is a music industry veteran. He has performed on several occasions at B.B. Kings Blues Club at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. The CHARLES BUTTON BAND performed at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, closing the show for the 2002 Native American Grammy Nominee Showcase. Having gifted band members makes a major difference! A lot of what's good about THE CHARLES BUTTON BAND is the chemistry of band itself, consisting of Charles on bass and vocals, guitarists Kenny Blue Ray and Bob Billington, and Mitch Paey on the trap kit. Everyone is bringing their extreme talents and a lifetime of experience to this party! The eloquence of the interplay between these two consummate guitarists keeps raising the bar and leads us to some enchanting audio experiences, and the solid rhythms of Mitch Paey fill the dance floor.. Charles Button additional credits: Charles was a winner in the 2008 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS in the category "BEST PRODUCER". ORIGINAL MUSIC FEATURED ON FILM AND IN TELEVISION RECORDED ALL ORIGINAL SOLO ALBUM IN ENGLAND Performed with the late Johnny Almond (of JOHN MAYELL'S BLUESBREAKERS WITH ERIC CLAPTON), PERFORMED, COMPOSED or RECORDED with such diverse talents as NICKY HOPKINS (KEYBOARDS FOR THE ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, JOHN LENNON), PRODUCER/WRITER CHAS SANDFORD (ROD STEWART,STEVIE NICKS, CHICAGO), MICK FLEETWOOD (FLEETWOOD MAC), SANTANA drummers WALFREDO REYES JR and GRAHAM LEER , Ozzie Osborne drummers Randy Castile and Brian Tichy, JAZZ SUPERSTAR MADELLINE PEYROUX, guitar legend Michael Thompson (Quincy Jones, David Foster), guitarist Paul Warren (Rod Stewart), Mama Cass's sister LEAH Kunkel, TOMMY BOLAN DRUMMER BOBBY BERGE, and TOURED AND MADE A FILM WITH JAN BERRY (JAN & DEAN), PERFORMED ON TV SHOW WITH IGGY POP AND DOOBEE BROTHER SKUNK BAXTER CHARLES LINKS: http://www.tunecore.com/music/charlesbutton http://www.charlesbutton.com Or for a comedic 1 off piece: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZaWCvMS5QY Charles is in the process of completing a new solo CD and hopes to have it released soon. Charles's last 5 CD's- "In the Spirit", "Awakening", and "Here & Now" by GREAT MYSTERY, "First Flight" by Black Raven, and "Nightwatch" by Sentinel, were all nominated for a Native American Music Award. Great Mystery's newest release "HERE & NOW" (co-produced by Canyon Record's five time Grammy nominee Will Clipman) was again nominated in the "Best Producer" category in the 2009 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. Black Raven's debut album "First Flight" has won awards, and kudos from independent music's LOS ANGELES MUSIC AWARDS, the PHOENIX MUSIC AWARDS, and the WEST COAST NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. This last years new Oregon release is "NIGHTWATCH' by SENTINEL (see Flashforward/Flashback video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClTbgUoqxlU.) Check out this cd and it's awesome ZAPPAish quantum single "HILLBILLY RAPPER". Additional music credits: Kenny Blue Ray links and credits: www.allmusic.com/artist/kenny-blue-ray-p117253 Kenny has worked with STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, LITTLE CHARLIE & THE NIGHT CATS in 1975-76, JOHN LEE HOOKER'S Coast to Coast Blues Band short time in 77, WILLIAM CLARKE 1978-79, SMOKEY WILSON, 79. MARCIA BALL BAND 80-84,Mitch Woods 89-91. Currently on 42 cds/LPs. Backed up PERCY MAYFIELD, JAMES COTTON, ALBERT COLLINS, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, BIG MAMA THORTON, LOWELL FULSON, JOHN LEE HOOKER, EARL KING , JACKIE PAYNE, Smokey Wilson, Shakey Jake (Harris), Iron Jaws Wilson, Finas Tasby.Rod Piazza, Rick Estrin, Mark Hummell, Gary Smith, Duke Jethro, Big Joe Turner, Pee Wee Crayton, Joe Houston, Louis Pain, Rob Sudduth, Luther Tucker, & Fingers Taylor.

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    WORLDCLASS BLUES & ORIGINALS

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