Andy Broad - blues and jazz guitar player - blues singer.
Influences range from the great delta blues players through to many more modern exponents of the genre.
Currently writing songs for my next solo album. Release date? When it's done :-) . This next album whilst still be essentially blues will be a lot more "cross genre" as the songs I'm writing a drawing from a whole range of my influences, jazz, latin, folk, funk etc. Pretty Nose is one example I may previews some others here and / or on my myspace / website but most will be held back for the final release. final release.
All songs now available to download for only $0.50 each!Click the under each song on this page to buy!
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Burnt ICE - Holding These Feelings
Punchy contemporary blues with a hint of blues rock. Reached No.1 in the IAC Blues Chart - April 3rd 2011 and 96th in the All Genres Chart and No. 1 in the Blues Songs Videos Chart December 6th 2010
Texas blues ala Lightning Hopkins... Reached Number 17 in Blues Genre Charts
Bouncy jazz guitar instrumental, somewhat in the Django Rheinhardt vein...
Every Penny - preview version
Reached No 8 in the Blues Genre Charts July 14th 09
Reached No.9 in Blues Genre Charts August 7th 08
A blend of blues, jazz, reggae and arabic influenced grooves with drums contributed by Jesse Adams
Walker Broad - Play Me Some Blues
Sweet Jayne - (Electric Version)
Reached No 14 in the Blue Genre Charts November 6th 08
From The Roots On Down
The title track of my first CD.
The slow mellow tune that I wrote at 3am. This track needs to be turned up loud!
Groovin With The Cats
Jammin on a riff with Superpuss and Sam Cat. Reached Number 7 in the Blues Genre Charts January 11th 2010
Waiting For You
Mellow jazz guitar instrumental. Reached Number 19 in the Jazz Genre Charts July 2 nd 2008
Sweeter Than Honeysuckle
A happy song.
An instrumental tribute to the contrasting slide styles of Mohin Bhatt and Bukka White - Reached No 13 in the Blues Genre Chart February 10th 09
"One of the highlights is Willie Dixon's 'Ain't Superstitious' - I've never heard and acoustic version of that song before and the guitar work is excellent" - Adrian Blacklee Blues Matters Magazine (Review od Broke Down Engine CD in issue 33 Aug / Sep 06)
A strange Sunday afternoon experiment ...
Worried Life Blues
Turn Your Money Green
Little Red Rooster
Broke Down Engine
Goin' Down Slow
3/18/2010 6:20:00 AM
Awesome playing on Pretty Nose Andy, the dynamics were fantastic, you really make the instrument speak. Moving, deeply felt song too
1/24/2010 2:27:40 PM
Hi Andy - send over the postcode for your gig on 27th Feb!
Full band or Solo?
12/31/2009 9:48:43 AM
Happy New Year Andy!
All the best for 2010!
9/8/2009 8:50:29 PM
Very good your music.
Regards from Portugal!
3/24/2009 7:12:32 AM
well you lost your voice for a long time...I hope it is better now!
3/2/2009 9:53:12 PM
Andy I hope you recovered OK
2/22/2009 5:58:08 AM
Dig the new background on your page here! Hope that throat is just gettin' better & better....
-yer pal in Indie Music, pHLeGm
2/20/2009 6:12:09 AM
I am glad you are beginning to recover...it is very frustrating for sure...but it sounds like you are on the mend.
2/18/2009 5:58:16 PM
Andy is it getting any better? I left more comments in the topics. One thing I brought up is don't try to talk in a noisy bar...worst thing for you. See topics for other stuff I mention. This is all I know about it...cold dry air will aggravate it too...stay away from smoke too.
2/1/2009 5:40:23 PM
Thank you very much for your kind comment. Some highly accomplished, emotive music here. Congratulations
1/22/2009 10:39:41 AM
thanks for dropping by... i'm just playing 'postcard blues' and wow you got that lightning hopkins style down to a tee. vocals too. authentic. right on. i used to do lightning's 'ain't it crazy'. you've inspired me to dust it off and see if i can swipe some of your licks while i'm at it.
yah, i got that larrivee on ebay for a grand. from philadelphia. funny, cuz they're made right here in vancouver. but i liked that mahogany top and there it was.
1/19/2009 5:44:48 AM
Hey Andy thanks for the visit - hope my 'stream all' is OK!
Really like the electric version of 'Sweet Jayne' listening now!
(Will check out the acoustic version next)
Both versions OK!
ROCK ON>>>(With the Blues)
1/8/2009 12:56:05 PM
Hi Andy - Happy New Year!
Like the Django Rheinhardt Tune! - COOL!
Your Sweet Jayne track does not seem to play?
1/7/2009 7:04:28 AM
thanks a lot for your comment
best to you
1/3/2009 12:54:06 PM
Andy, you are so sweet! I really appreciate you letting me know about the stream situation. I had no idea. A while back, none of my songs were playing... so I reloaded all of my mp3s. I had never tried the stream function... so I was oblivious until your visit.
I'm really looking forward to bringing in more music this year. Its been 2 years since our first ep was released. My big resolution is that of working in more focused time for songwriting, instead of after hours when I can barely keep my eyes open.
I know I've said it before, but just gotta say again... THANK YOU for being "friends" with me. I am very grateful.
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