Artist info

Genre

Roots


Sounds like

John Martyn, Tony Joe White, Skip James


band members

Jack Derwin


Influences

1930's blues music, John Martyn, pink floyd


Bio

Jack Derwin Australian contemporary blues artist, brings urban and acoustic blues together with originality. Jack's music is delivered with drive and passion. Timbered vocals,percussive, stinging slide guitar, stomp box and haunting harmonica. In addition to an accessible mix of originals, Jack stamps his own mark on songs by legendary blues and acoustic artists. Jack has performed at folk and blues festivals displaying his originality as a performer. He also plays the local Sydney music scene in addition to periodic touring. Jack has performed at Sydney's premier venue “THE BASEMENT” FOR “CLUB ACOUSTICA”. He was also 2004 finalist for SBS “BLUES PERFORMER OF THE YEAR” contest in SYDNEY. 2006 Jack toured overseas with gigs in Germany and the USA CD "Bend it" released 2007. A NEW RELEASE IS ABOUT TO BE LAUNCHED IN 2013 'COVERED ALL IN BLUE' and is available on iTunes and CD