Jumpin Jack Benny

Jumpin Jack Benny

BandBluesFunk

Hi Energy Blues with elements of R&B, Rock, Soul, & Funk with influences like Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Little Walter, James Brown, Al Green, Freddy King, S.R.V.-Like Stevie did- making blues popular again-this is the group that will surefire crossover appeal a new geneation of the like.

Biography

JUMPIN JACK BENNY

Entertainer extraordinaire-Jumpin Jack Benny is one of the most entertaining acts in the music industry today. Benny Cortez himself brings his signature all out, in your face frontman performance to the stage, while smoking hot guitar work from Tony “Fingers” Naranjo and a rhythm section most bands dream about (Eric Tice-Drums, Sam Dozier-Bass, Hank Danini-Keyboards) , explains the amazing popularity of this group. Combining elements of Traditional Blues, Soul, Funk and R&B, their audiences cant help but get up and boogie and are left mesmerized by they’re performances. Jumpin Jack Benny has performed at venues such as House of Blues, B.B. Kings, Harvell’s, as well as festivals and other events. The Jumpin Jack Benny Blues Band have collectively recorded and shared the stage with The Delgado Brothers, B.B. Chung King, Little Milton, WAR, El Chicano, Bo Diddley, James Cotton and a host of others in the music industry.
Jumpin Jack Benny came in 2cnd place out of 20 bands held Nov. 2008 for The International Blues Chalenge contest sponsored by The Southern California Blues Society. Jumpin Jack Benny is on "Best of The Southland Blues" CD put out by Southland Blues Magazine and Grand Entertainment, and has an upcomming full length C.D. out soon.

Website: http://www.jumpinjackbennyblues.com/
Contact Benny Cortez: 562- 695-3525
Tony Naranjo 323- 379-6937

Discography

"I'll Be Alright" Full Length C.D.
"Best Of The Southland Blues Vol.1" Compilation by Southland Blues Magazine & Grand Entertainment
"Live At The Hop" 2002.

Set List

Funky Soulful Energetic Sets: Took Time Out, Find A Fool, Party's On, Tell Me Please, I'll Be Alright, It's My Soul, You Got Yours I Got Mine, Drivin Wheel, Mean Woman Blues, Put The Pot On, Sometimes Sets can sweat from 1hr30min.-2hrs! Benny and Co. definatly command a crowd!