John Cortez Band
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John Cortez Band

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The best kept secret in music

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Still working on that hot first release.

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THE JOHN CORTEZ BAND IS A POWER OF THREE KEEPING ALIVE THE SOUNDS OF TEXAS BLUES ROCK. INFLUENCED BY MANY GREATS SUCH AS JIMI HENDRIX, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, CHRIS DUARTE, BB KING, ETC THE BAND WILL BRING 110% TO EVERY GIG REGARDLESS THE SIZE OF THE VENUE.

JOHN CORTEZ BAND HAS OPENED UP FOR MANY GREAT TEXAS ACTS SUCH AS - CHRIS DUARTE, IAN MOORE, MALFORD MILLIGAN, SETH WALKER, MIKE ZITTO, RICK TREVINO, RUBEN V, SWAN SONG, AND MANY OTHERS AS WELL AS WORLD TOURING ACT BILLY SQUIRE. REVIEWS HAVE STATED- “GRANDIOUS SOLOS & GREAT GUITAR WORK WITH A SOLID RHYTHM SECTION” AS QUOTED IN THE CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER TIMES.

KNOWN AS A HARD WORKING BAND THAT WILL PLAY ANYTIME, ANYWHERE. JOHN CORTEZ BAND WILL PACK A PUNCH IN YOUR FACE WITH HARD SOLID BLUES/ROCK AND BE AS GRACEFUL TO A LAID BACK QUITE NIGHT AS NEEDED. THE BAND IS WORKING ON ORIGNAL MUSIC AND HOPING TO PUT RECORD A CD SOON.

JOHN CORTEZ BAND IS A MEMENBER OF THE SAN ANTONIO BLUES SOCIETY

JOHN CORTEZ - GUITAR – INFLUENCED BY HENDRIX , SRV, BB KING, CHRIS DUARTE, MUDDY WATERS, IAN MOORE, ALBERT KING, FREDDIE KING ETC. HIGHLITE OF CARREER JAMMING WITH CHRIS DUARTE ON STAGE PLAYING LETTER TO MY GIRLFRIEND AND C-BUTT.

BOB DUDAK - BASS – VETERAN BASS PLAYER SINCE THE 60’S AND TOURED THE CINCINNATTI CIRCUIT OPENING UP FOR MAJOR ACTS

CODY STRONG (NEWEST MEMBER) - CURRENT MUSIC MAJOR AT DEL MAR COLLEGE WITH A STRONG ROCK BACKGROUND AND IS CURRENTLY STUDYING JAZZ STUDDIES. HAS A HISTORY OF GIGING WITH ECHO LOCAL CORPUS CHRISTI BAND