Theodis Ealey

Theodis Ealey

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Theodis Ealey is "The Juke Joint Experience" when the music was about the party and the experience of Soul, Blues, Country, and Rock, all night long. Theodis Ealey and his Band delivers the Soul-Blues high energy sound of today and yesterday and everything in between. With their original recordings.

Biography

Theodis Ealey, brings that old party all night soul blues music repetroire. With his own flavor, sound, mixed in with his original compositions of Blues, and the blues masters of the past and today. His Mississippi upbringings and musical influences brings a whole new and exciting sound to his Guitarsmanship and Showmanship
Theodis Ealey “The BluesMan Lover”

Ifgam Records is proud to announce this unique package to promoters containing one of the south’s most influential Soul and Blues talents alive today.
Theodis Ealey (www.theodisealey.com) is the guitarist, producer, writer, vocalist and entertainer for the Blues audience. He was originally signed to “Ichiban Records” in 1991, and had a string of global hits. Hits, still viable in today’s music market. Over the next 6 years, Theodis and Ichiban Records would enjoy 4 very successful albums. It was Theodis Ealey's talent, charm and magnetism that attracted audiences worldwide. His electrifying stage performances and his creative authenticity, also opened the doors to Hollywood. Theodis appeared in the NBC Movie of the Week, "A Kiss To Die For", the Emmy Winning HBO special, "Miss Evers' Boys", the major motion picture, "The Fighting Temptations" and commercials for “Rooms To Go” and “The Cartoon Network”, His latest accomplishment was his appearance in the Tyler Perry movie, “Daddy’s Little Girls” in 2007
The 2004 "Stand Up In It" project was a runaway success as the #1 Single on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles Sales Chart for 5 consecutive weeks, debuting at #5 on Billboard's Blues Album Chart and #69 on Billboard's R&B/Hip Hop Charts. Theodis thought this song and album was just for "grown folks" but the radio industry and listeners thought otherwise, earning him 2 "JACKIE" Awards in 2004 for Best Recording by a Single Artist and National Blues Artist of the Year--The Little Milton Campbell Award. Rewardingly, the female population has claimed "Stand Up In It" as the Women's National Anthem.
Still holding strong to his Mississippi roots, Theodis has played guitar with such notable artists as Little Milton, Johnny Clyde Copeland, Richard "Dimples" Fields, the Blues Brothers and the 'legendary' Charles Brown. His musical journey enabled Theodis to generate a personal style based upon his love of diverse music -- blues, country, soul and rock. Theodis is once again "taking his show on the road" with his band members and delighting audiences with a brilliance which can only come with time and experience.
Theodis Ealey, (www.theodisealey.com) having recently released his second CD on his Ifgam Record Label “Theodis Ealey “Live” which is now available at (Ifgamrecords.com) with “Latimore” guesting on vocals. The Theodis Ealey Band, are exceptional musicians who have worked around the globe with Theodis and other major stage acts, from small bars to stadiums. Musically, the band consist of Rob Peterson on Bass, Victor Hodge on Rhythm Guitar, William “El Willie” Travis on Saxophone/Keys, Ayo Cooley on Keyboards and B3 Organ, Daveo Wilmont, on Drums, and of course Theodis’ lovely wife “Linda Ealey” performing as background vocalist, lies in that ground between classic Blues and Southern Soul. The energy created on stage is still awe inspiring and draws on many years of passion and friendship between band members. Experience that brings that “Juke Joint Experience”
To life. This Package consists of Theodis Ealey, and his (band of quality musicians). It is a unique and powerful package offering some of the best music and musicianship around today.

Discography

"I'm The Man You Need" (Ifgam 2006)

"It's A Real Good Thang" (Ifgam 2002)

"American Roots: Blues" (Ichiban 2002)
"Raw" (Ichiban 1998)

"Stuck Between Rhythm & Blues" (Ichiban 1996)

"If You Leave I'm Going Wit'Cha" (Ichiban 1994)

Headed Back To Hurtsville" (Ichiban 1992)

"Stand Up In It" (Ifgam 2004) (voted Best Soul/Blues CD 2003)

Set List

Original Recordings
Blues and Soul Covers