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Oh Wow

Oh Wow

  • By Mr. Nick
  • Release 2012-07-26
  • Music Genre Blues
  • Media Format CD
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Price: $33.02

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The long anticipated debut of 'Oh Wow!' by Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks is finally here. After a year of writing, recording, mixing & mastering you can now get your hands on this exceptional record. The core band of Nick David on Vocals & Harmonica, 'Lonely' Gus Carlson on guitar, Teddy B on bass & Rick Rousseau on drums is joined by a who's who of world class Blues musicians to help mold this record into the beast that it is. This record was produced by one time front man for the Robert Cray Band & for Roomful of Blues as well as one of the best blue eyed souls singers and harp masters on the planet Curtis Salgado and monster keyboard player for the Duke Robillard Band, the incredibly talented Bruce Bears. The record features them both throughout it in addition to guitar legend Junior Watson, Roomful of Blues sax man Mark Earley, renowned trumpet player Scott Aruda and Love Dogs trombonist Mark Paquin. The record is beset with sure-fire originals and a few hand picked gem cover tunes. What people are saying about Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks and their new record 'Oh Wow!' 'Mr. Nick's new CD Oh Wow rocks! Made my socks roll up and down!' ~ Bob Margolin - Legendary Chicago Blues guitarist 'Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks have been preserving the brand of blues and soul that they revere with an authentic approach. The new CD captures their enthusiasm perfectly! Great performances by the band and their special guests with witty and fresh songwriting equals a CD that any fan of blues, soul and roots music would be excited to hear!' ~ Nick Moss - 16 time Blues Music Award nominee "These guys really know their stuff and it shows!!" ~ Chris Vachon - Bandleader/Guitarist for Roomful of Blues 'I hope to produce again, but I'll be hard pressed to put together something this good, with people this talented AND have such a great time doing it. I can say without hesitation that I am quite proud to have my name associated with this fine record.' ~ Curtis Salgado - 2010 BMA Soul/Blues Singer of the year From the opening note "Oh Wow" delivers a soulful, bluesy, whiskey drenched and smoky bowl of punch that will have everyone in the room dancing until they drop. A mix of Big Joe Turner and Cab Calloway with tasty doo-wop textures and a band that can rival anything on the current blues/soul circuit, Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks have delivered one of the year's stunners so far! Put this vintage blend on the top shelf! ~ Bill Hurley - The Alternate Root Magazine 'Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks captured the essence of all the different styles required to make each song they wrote or selected shine, and in the process created a really entertaining recording of truly excellent musical quality. These guys can really play and they're not afraid to entertain either! "Oh Wow!" is a blast and I'm proud to have been a part of creating it!' ~ Bruce Bears - Grammy nominated keyboard player with the Duke Robillard Band 'This is a fine rockin' Rhythm & Blues CD, full of strong performances,crisp arrangements, and great songs just brimming with soul, humor, and surprises.' ~ Richard Rosenblatt - former president of Tone Cool Records & current president of VizzTone label group 'Everything comes together when they play: their deep mutual understanding and knowledge of blues, their originality and depth as players, and the band's ability to put on a great show that brings people to their feet. It's a blend that wins new converts wherever they perform' ~ Ted Dozdowski - renowned music journalist/Boston Pheonix 'Mr. Nick has the perfect voice and delivery for this kind of material. His voice is rich with a timbre that speaks of another time in blues and rock and roll.' ~ Bill Copeland - billcopelandmusicnews.com 'Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks take West Coast Blues and power it up with East Coast style.' ~ Greg Sarni - President of the Boston Blues Festival, DJ - True Blues,WBRS '2012 should be a very good year for Mr. Nick & The Dirty Tricks as this CD should be the lynchpin to national exposer for the band.' ~ Georgetown Fats - Boston Blues Society 'I'm very proud of this project and these guys. I can't wait to get a copy of this, hand it to someone and say "Here, I produced this".' ~ Curtis Salgado - 2010 BMA Soul/Blues Singer of the year 'Producers Curtis Salgado and Bruce Bears have captured the vintage sound of Mr. Nick & The Dirty Tricks like an airtight document. This band and their guest players have honed these originals and standards to perfection. These tracks have both the essence of the time period the band draws it's inspiration from and the high caliber talent needed to keep everything on the level of art.' ~ Bill Copeland - billcopelandmusicnews.com.

Details

Artist: Mr. Nick
Title: Oh Wow
Genre: Blues
Release Date: 2012-07-26
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 794465931121

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