jonathan kalb

jonathan kalb


Jonathan Kalb has played his own music around the world. Solo and with bands. The music is blues, soul, jazz based. Featured Artist:S Car. Blues Fest 2005, 06. Opened for BB King Dublin Blues fest 94, Otis Rush, Luther Allison. Worked with Steve Miller, Lightning Hopkins, Bo Diddley, Evelyn King.


Jonathan Kalb played Gospel Churches in Harlem to blues clubs and festivals in the US and Europe. He has a distinctive personal style that is both fiery and soulful. A multi-instrumentalist and singer he fronts his own band doing both originals, a mix of blues,soul,reggae, jazz and country as well as covering some classics in his own personal way. Recently he has been working on the east coast in the US as well as touring overseas in the UK this November he makes his 12th tour both solo and backed by Sam Kelly band UK's premier blues and funk drummer. He has opened for BB King Dublin blues festival in front of thirty thousand people as in 1994 Played South Carolina Blues festival in 2005 and 2006 as a solo artist. As well as sharing the bill with Luther Allison and Johnny Copeland in Germany. He has backed such well known artists as Steve Miller, Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Lightning Hopkins and Sunnyland Slim, Solomon Burke, and was Leader of Evelyn Champagne King's Band touring with the O'jays and the Isley Brothers and many of the other top RB Bands when "Shame " was number one in the RB disco charts..


Released CD "Shadow of a Man" Saloon Records 1998

Set List

Set list 2 sets of 45minutes -1hr.

Original material plus blues and soul covers including, Albert Collins, Good Fool Hard to Find, Honey Hush, Bending and Weeping like a Willow tree, Buddy guy Let me love you baby, Jr Wells Hoodoo Man, Messing with the Kid, Sam and Dave Soul Man, Clarence Carter's Slip Away, James Brown I feel Good, Sex Machine, Papas got a new bag, Kenny Burrell's Chitlins Con Carne.