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Jack Rowell, Jr. -A blue-eyed, soulful blues singer with blazing guitar licks to match. Blues legend Albert King once said about Jack, "He is one bad white boy who can flat sing and play the blues!" Jack began his professional career at the age of 15 in The Debuts ("If I Cry") with partner, Jimi Jamison (Survivor), who were signed with Atlantic Records and toured with The Buckinghams, Mitch Ryder and Roy Orbison. Since then, Jack has performed with national artists such as Rufus Thomas, Pinetop Perkins, Willie Cobbs, The Gentrys ("Keep on Dancin", "Cinnamon Girl"), Delbert McClinton, George Jones, Ace Cannon, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Moore (Sam & Dave), Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), Bowser (Sha Na Na), The Shangrilas, The Tokens, Martha Reeves, Renaldo Rey, Ben Cauley (Bar Kays), The Highwaymen II (Willie/Waylon/Kris/Johnny), Robbie Turner, Steve Potts, Luther Kent (Voice of Louisiana) , B. B. Cunningham (of "Let It All Hang Out"/"Little Deuce Coupe"), and with Memphis and Beale Street greats Joyce Cobb, Don McMinn, Reba Russell, James Govan, Herman Green, Sonny Williams, Noki Taylor, Bill Marshall, Jack Holder and more. Since spring 2010, Jack, with his band, has hosted a Thursday night jam in Memphis ("Thrill at the Grill" or "Thrillagains" on Facebook/Youtube) where the best musicians from Memphis, the Mid-South and the world come together with friends and fans to spread World Boogie. During Elvis Week in August 2012, Jack was music director for the King's Fanfare at Handy Park on Beale Street, his band backing up Tony Orlando, T G Sheppard, Kelly Lang and Jimi Jamison. Also in 2012, Jack released a hot Blues CD entitled "Sleeping with the Blues", with hot original songs, hot vocals and hot musicianship by great friends. Engineered by Leo Goff, III, mixed by Jack Holder, and mastered by Larry and Kevin Nix at Ardent Recording Studio, "Sleeping with the Blues" has been touted as one of the best CD's out of Memphis in a while and has been accepted by the Blues Foundation as a contender for the 2013 Best Self-Produced CD award. After winning the Sonny Boy Blues Society Battle of the Blues Bands, The Jack Rowell Jr. Band performed on the Main Stage and the Rising Biscuit Stage at the 2012 King Biscuit Blues Festival, and is that Society's entry into the 2013 International Blues Challenge. Riding high on the Blues Trail, The Jack Rowell Jr. Band also includes Doug McMinn, Leo Goff Jr., Mark Ross, Robert Nighthawk Tooms, Bob Horn and Teri Sweet T Rowell. World Boogie is here and growing fast in Memphis with The Jack Rowell, Jr. Band leading the way!

Doug McMinn-
His professional career began as a teenager, cutting his teeth as the drummer for the house band at Rum Boogie Café on Beale Street in Memphis with Papa Don McMinn. He has also performed on stage with Albert King, George “Mojo” Buford, Rufus Thomas, B. B. King, Tracy Nelson, John Primer (Muddy Waters Band), Don McMinn, The Coasters, The Drifters, The Shirelles, The Crystals, The Platters, The Tokens, Chuck Berry, Bowser (Sha Na Na), Percy Sledge, Dicky Lee, Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits), Ace Cannon, Ben Cauley (The Original Bar-Kay's), Reba Russell and more. Studio credits include Live At The Rum Boogie Café, Black Guitar, Cornerstone, Home Blues and Just Like Last Night all with Don McMinn; Blues Ain’t A Color with Mojo Buford; Bleeding Heart and 8, both with Reba Russell Band; and Sleeping with the Blues and Memphis Music for Him with Jack Rowell Jr.

Leo Goff Jr.
-His instrument is the Bass, both electric and upright. A life-long Memphian, Leo first studied bass at the age of 12, and has performed live and in the studio since 1963. On stage, Leo has played with Albert King, Don McMinn, "Blind Mississippi" Morris, Joyce Cobb, Jackie Johnson, Rufus Thomas, John Weston, Pinetop Perkins, Sam Carr,Kenny Neal, Paul Wood, The Coasters, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Eric Hughes Band, Victor Wainwright, Keith Sykes, The Blues Healers, Nancy Apple, Johnny Holiday and many more. His studio experience includes the Memphis studios of Ardent, Sam Phillips, Stax, Beautiful Sounds, Onyx, Trans Maximus Studios a/k/a TMI (Jerry Williams and Steve Cropper), Lyn Lou Studios, Royal Studios, Brad Webb Studio, and several Nashville studios, including RCA "Studio B", and he is staff bassist for I55 Productions. Leo has served on the Board of Directors of The Memphis Blues Society and is a member of The Blues Foundation. He enjoys endorsements by "Mojo Sonic" Bass Speaker Cabinets, and by The Barker Bass Company of Redmond, Oregon, and plays a "Leo Goff Special" Vertical Bass which he co-designed ans is hand crafted by Lee Barker.

Mark Ross-He began playing piano at the age of 6, professionally since the age of 21, and has worked with Steve Cropper, Willie Cobbs, Ace Cannon, The Platters, Chuck Berry, The Shirelles, The Shangralas, Martha Reeves, Joyce Cobb, Don McMinn, The Duncan Sisters, Terry Mike Jeffrey, Danny Jones,Flight 602, Power-play, The Beat Generation, and several other artists in the Mid-South area. He has toured Vegas, the East and West Coasts and Canada, and has an array of studio credits.

Robert Tooms-Nighthawk has been part of the Reba Russell Band for over 20 years, during which time they have produced 9 CD’s. His band, The Wampus Cats, has been a long-time working band in the Memphis area. Stage credits also include Richard Hite (Canned Heat), Little Milton Campbell, Tracy Nelson, Willie Foster, Chick Willis, Mojo Buford, John Primer, Don McMinn, Rufus Thomas, Hi Rhythm Section members, Barbara Blue, B. B. King, Fred Sanders, Rob Jungklas, Billy Lee Riley, Paul Burlison and more. He is a staff writer for the American Blues News and has conducted workshops for musicians at various events and seminars. Nighthawk has produced 1 CD Spectator Shoes and has worked in 3 movies, television shows and performed on Blues festivals around the world.

Bob Horn-He has been a session player Shoe and Ardent Studios and worked for many years with Mark Sallings and the Famous Unknowns during which time they performed at many Blues Festivals in the United States. He was also part of Rick Christian and The White Boys, who opened the show for many national artists such as Pat Benatar, The Police, The Cars, Rush and more. He has also worked with Jimi Jamison in the bands Bluebird and Omaha.

Teri Rowell-Sweet T has performed as a vocalist and percussionist on stage with artists such as Sam Moore (Sam & Dave), Felix Caviliere (The Rascals), Wendy Moten, Ben Cauley (original Bar-Kays), Joyce Cobb, Ruby Wilson, B. B. Cunningham, Rufus Thomas, and more. Studio credits include backing vocals on projects at Honey Recording Studio with B. B. Cunningham, Easley Recording Studio with Joyce Cobb, and has assisted in producing and arranging 2 CD’s with Jack Rowell Jr. on which she also wrote or co-wrote some of the songs. Sweet T is also a sound engineer on various live events, a local television show and local street festivals, and she has been in 2 movies filmed in Memphis (Great Balls of Fire and The Firm).