Crosscut Saw

Crosscut Saw


Crosscut Saw - Tucson, Az. One of the best blues based bands in the Southwest. Unsurpassed musicianship with years of experience from their members diverse backgrounds. Toe tapping soul shaking musical form & function from some of the greatest blues artists, along with original selections.


Crosscut Saw is primarily a blues based 5 piece band. We have a unique ability to take traditional blues music from some of the greatest artists of all time and make their songs their own. Our original songs are unique satements of their own. We don't do original material for the sake of doing original music but as a way of higher passionate expression to meet our level of musicianship and dynamics of the band. Our influences are: Robert Johnson, Freddie King, BB King, Albert King, Hound Dog Taylor, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Koko Taylor, Etta James, Irma Thomas, Billy Holiday. What sets us apart from other bands is our attention to detail in musical quality as well as the passion, energy, and enthusiasm in which we deliver our music. The dynamics between the two guitar players who are Father and Son is very rare and unique. It is always explosive and filled with passion as they drive and push each other all the time.

Set List

Here is a typical set list for a 3 hour gig: Our typical set is 45 minutes.

Song Artist
Ali’s Boogie Crosscut Saw
Rambling Robert Johnson
Crosscut Saw Albert King
Someday After A While Freddie King
Woke Up This Morning BB King
Too Tired Albert Collins
Just A Little Bit Delbert McClinton
Damn Your Eyes’ Etta James

Set 2
Feels So Bad Otish Rush
Messing With The Kid Junior Wells
All Your Loving Otish Rush
Guilty Randy Newman
Everyday I Have The Blues BB King/Kenny Burrell
Jumping At Shadows Duster Bennett
Born In Louisiana Clarence Gatemouth Brown
It Hurts So Bad Susan Tedeschi

Set 3
I Can’t Hold Out Elmore James
Unchain My Heart Ray Charles
Tore Down Freddie King
Midnight Blues Gary Moore
Methane Seas of Jupiter Crosscut Saw
Red House Jimi Hendrix
What Kind of Blues Is This Crosscut Saw