Willie J Laws Band

Willie J Laws Band

 Canton, Massachusetts, USA
BandBluesSinger/Songwriter

The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues - The Willie J Laws Band (a/k/a The Willie Jaye Laws Band) is a hard hitting group of tough customers. The Band performs music from a wide variety of genres including traditional and contemporary Blues, R&B, Old School, and old fashioned Rock & Roll.

Biography

Willie is originally from Texas where he developed his unique sound. His work over the past 25 years includes performing as the house band for The House of Blues/Las Vegas and New Orleans, and Margeritaville in New Orleans. He also performed and toured nationally and internationally with the the Grammy award-winning Tejano band "Los Texmaniacs". He has opened for BB King, Etta James, Buddy Guy, Willie Nelson, Hall & Oates, Lynyrd Skynyrd and numerous others. Willie was mentored by, and toured throughout the US with, the late Blues great Phillip Walker, which you can hear in his playing style. Now Willie splits his time living in Peterborough NH and Canton, Mass and plays hardcore, authentic Blues with a twist of R&B and Funk, from NH to NYC to Texas and beyond.

Discography

WILLIE JAYE "THE TEXAS HURRICANE" 1990
WILLIE JAYE "BEFORE THE STORM" 1995
JOHN CAREY "HEART FOR LOUISIANA" 1996
COOKIE AND THE CUPCAKES 1997
WILLIE JAYE "BLUES" 2000
WILLIE J LAWS "RUNNING OUT OF LIES" 2006
JAY PEREZ CHRISTMAS ALBUM 2008