Stingy Brimm

Stingy Brimm


Stingy Brimm plays an engaging brand of American roots, blues and world-influenced originals as well as a generous helping of "unplugged' classic blues. Talented songwriting and unique instrumentation drive their original and compelling sound.


John Walker - Lead vocals, Guitar
Stingy Brimm is fronted by singer-songwriter and guitarist John Walker. John has been a fixture on the Boston scene for over twenty years with Geoff in popular club acts such as The Walker Band, The Eyes and The Monks Of Funk. John has also performed with The Coasters, Bo Diddley, Ester Satterfield and has opened for Parliament/Funkedelic, B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland and John Mayall. He also composed the theme music for the local Boston television program Night Shift.

Geoff Wadsworth - Harmonica, Penny Whistle, Saxophones, Vocals
Geoff Wadsworth has been a professional for over twenty years. He has performed with Ben E. King (Stand By Me), The Coasters, Chuck Berry, The Drifters and the Boogaloo Swamis and has opened for B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland and John Mayall. Geoff is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and the owner, producer/engineer of The Sound Cellar, a multi-track recording and music production facility.

Dan Bowden - Guitar, National Slide Guitars, Mandolin, Vocals
Dan began his performing career at the age of twelve on a local television program in his hometown of Flint, Mi. Since that time, Dan has played before audiences throughout the Eastcoast and Canada. A 1980 graduate of Berklee College of Music, Dan joined the Berklee faculty in 1989 and has developed acoustic blues classes for the guitar department. Dan has authored a series of internationally distributed blues and jazz guitar transcription books for Mel Bay Publications including the best-selling "Wes Montgomery: The Early Years" and has contributed articles to magazines such as Guitar Player.

Stingy Brimm's performance credits include appearances at Brookline, MA Museum Of Transportation Carriage House Concert Series, the Brookline Festival in the Park and First Light Festivals, Sculler's Jazz Club, The Natick Performing Arts Center, The Amazing Things Arts Center, Stone Soup Coffee House, the Plymouth (VT) Blues and Folk Festival and a live broadcast from Cafe Fantastique on radio station WICN (Worcester). The band also has contributed music to the soundtracks of two community-based independent films produced by local fim maker Peter Rhodes: Act Your Age (2003) and An Alien Sneezed On Brook Street (2001).


Compact Discs:

Set List

Partial Song List

Ain't Got No Love
It's A Fact
Got No Business
Why Ya Gotta Ask Me
Plenty of Time
Four Letter Word
Zydeco Hotcha
Big Berry Blues
Mama's Red Shoes
Tud's Pipe
Beneath The Autumn Sky
Baby Won't You Come Out Tonight
Warmness Of Your Smile
The Road
Jump Around
Sixteen Bars

Queen Bee (Taj Mahal)
You Can Love Yourself ('Keb 'Mo)
Hey, Hey (Big Bill Broonzy)
In the Evening (leroy Carr)
Baby, What You Want Me To Do? (Jimmy Reed)
Kindhearted Woman (Robert Johnson)
Come Into My Kitchen (Robert Johnson)
Feel Like Going Home (Muddy Waters)
I Can't Be Satisfied (Muddy Water)
Peach Tree (Sonny Boy Williamson)
All The Time In The World (The Subdudes)
Kokomo Blues (Mississippi Fred McDowell)
Hawaiian Boogie (Elmore James)
Every Day I have The Blues (Carl Martin)
Rollin' and Tumblin' (Hambone Willie Newbern