The Bobby Young Project, Oakland, CA
Bobby Young, Sylvia Young
member since: 03/24/2011
Festival biz experience: 20+ years
USA: Oakland, California (CA)
Phone: (510) 301-0604
Booking Phone: (510) 213-5859
For over fifty years Bobby has had a love affair with music, and the guitar. Strongly influenced by the likes of Hendrix, Clapton, Alvin Lee, Leslie West, Sly Stone and Freddie Stone, he has played and recorded with a long list of people including; The Natural Four, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Richard "Dimples" Fields, John Lee Hooker, Maria Muldaur, Jimmy McCracklin, Craig Horton, Snooky Flowers, Cool Papa, Archie Lee Hooker, and Zakiya Hooker.
Bobby also had the honor of doing guitar work on the Cd's "From Clarksdale To Heaven - Remembering John Lee Hooker", and "John Lee Hooker, Face to Face". The "BYP" is made up of, Nick Young-guitar, Greg "Gman" Simmons-bass, Tarika Lewis-violin, Latrosse Harris-drums, Gig Anderson-keyboards, and the occasional special guest vocalist.
The Bobby Young Project was also voted "2016 Blues Band Of The Year" by the Northern California Entertainment Music Awards.
Medium/Materials - Products/Tags
Music - Blues, Blues/Rock, Classic Rock, Funk, Jazz