You ain’t heard nothing, ’til you’ve heard Wendy rip it up!
Wendy DeWitt, piano
TakezoÂ Takeda, guitar
Kirk Harwood, drums
The boogie woogie notes that fly out of Wendy DeWittâ€™s fingers connect you so passionately with her that you walk out of her performance feeling like you are close, personal friends.Â – Tall City Blues Fest program notes
Bay Area pianist/vocalist Wendy DeWitt (who was part of Hank Ballardâ€™s band) sure knows how to boogie. Teamed with nifty Norton Buffalo drummer Kirk Harwood, she delivers a rousing set of blues and boogie-woogie. DeWitt wrote eight of the 11 numbers here (on DEJA RE-VU). Theyâ€™re impressive – authentically emotive lyrics and strong, stirring melodiesâ€¦Â Throughout, DeWittâ€™s earthy, soul-fueled vocals excite, as does her rollicking work on the keys. – Paul Freeman,Â Pop Culture Classicsâ€™ Recommended CDs, DVDs and Books
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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