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Big Pete Pearson


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"5 Hats!"

"5 Hats! The blues run deep here, as Big Pete's vocals remain bold and authentic" delivered with "authority and experience." -- Dirk Wissbaum - Big City Blues, April 2007 - Big City Blues-2007

"Highly Rewarding Set"

I'm Here Baby is "a highly rewarding set from one of the music's unsung masters." - Jim DeKoster - Living Blues - Feb 2007 - Living Blues-2007

"Powerhouse Singer"

"A powerhouse singer with blues instincts increasingly rare these days," Big Pete Pearson "shouts and scorches with energy rarely found in artists half his age." - Duane Verh - Jazz & Blues Report, May-June 2007 - Jazz & Blues Report-2007

"Cherish This One"

"There just aren't enough true blues CDs like Big Pete Pearson's I'm Here Baby being made today. Cherish this one." -- Bill Mitchell - Blues Byte - Feb 2007 - Blues Byte-2007

"Blues Belter Extraordinare"

"Pearson is a blues belter extraordinaire. He uses his huge, gravel and honey voice like a finely tuned instrument, wringing out the raw emotion in every song. This recording is a juke joint performance at its best."--Jim Shortt - The Scene (Houston) - Feb 2007 - The Scene-Houston-2007

"Big-Voiced Blues Shouter"

"He's one of those big-voiced blues shouters who are fast becoming an endangered species. So I like this album, especially Pete's magnificent pipes. It sounds like perfect blues club music." -Jim White, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 2007 - Pittsburg Post Gazette-2007

"Real Chicago Blues"

"Big Pete Pearson has spent years on the smoky bar and club circuit honing his craft. . . . I’m Here Baby is real Chicago blues . . . ." -Dave Bowman - Montrose Daily Press - Feb 2007 - Montrose Daily Press-2007

"Best of Vintage and Modern Blues"

"There aren’t many blues shouters like Big Pete Pearson still alive or active.... I’m Here Baby represents the best of vintage and modern blues."-Ron Wynn - Nashville City Paper - Feb 2007 - Nashville City Paper-2007

"Passion, Grit"

Big Pete Pearson delivers with "passion, grit and an occasional electric jolt." -Mark Smith, CLEVELAND JAZZ & BLUES-2007 - Cleveland Jazz & Blues-2007

"Nothing Less than the Best"

"Nothing less than the best -- and that's exactly what you get."-Mick Rainsford - Blues in Britain Magazine-Feb 2007 - Blues in Britain Magazine-2007


I'm Here Baby-Feb 2007-Blue Witch Records
One More Drink-2001-Blue Witch Records



Big Pete Pearson has been singing the blues for over 50 years, landing in Phoenix by way of Austin Texas. He was raised by his grandparents in St. Johns, a Baptist community just outside Austin where his grandfather was a minister and his grandmother ran a local mission. In Austin, he was known as L.P. Pearson and played his first gig at age 9 at the Triple J, a local beer joint. His grandparents thought he was playing guitar and singing with a spiritual group at church.
Big Pete first arrived in Phoenix in the late 1950s, finally settling there in the mid-'60s. Along the way he sat in with T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, Little Junior Parker, B.B. King, Bobby Blue Band, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, and many others.
Big Pete's first national album, "I'm Here Baby" has earned international acclaim on radio shows and in reviews. Living Blues wrote, "I'm Here Baby" is "a highly rewarding set from one of the music's unsung masters." Big City Blues penned, "Big Pete's vocals remain bold and authentic" delivered with "authority and experience."
With the release of "I'm Here Baby" Big Pete steps into the national spotlight--the CD was nominated for two Independent Music Awards in the Best Blues Album and Best Blues Song categories for 2007 releases.
A longtime beloved European performer, Big Pete is played Paris and the Lucerne Blues Festival in November 2007 before a holiday season of shows in his hometown of Phoenix. In 2008, Big Pete is taking his act on the road and is booking shows and festivals across the country.