Thursday, May 13, 2010

Choo Choo Charlie Williams at the Silver Spring Blues Festival!

Choo Choo Charlie Williams, harp virtuoso, brings his internationally known musical talents to the Silver Fountain stage for the Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring, on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Baltimore Red Jones joins Choo Choo Charlie at the Silver Spring Blues Festival.

With his band, the "SPITFIRES," Choo Choo Charlie performs a broad range of musical styles including Classic Rock and Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Swing, Jazz, Zydeco, Chicago, Jump and Country Blues, and a variety of popular and seasonal tunes plus his own originals to bring good times to music lovers of all ages. Choo Choo has played in a wide range of musical groups over the past 25 years in the mid-Atlantic region and in Europe. He resided in Germany for five years (1981-86) where he performed throughout western Europe and returned to perform for the Millennia 2000 New Year Eve at the Hotel La’ Sapiniere in Chamonix, France with the “German” SPITFIRES.”

Picture above is of Choo Choo Charlie and the Spitfire Allstars at Hot August Blues. The Spitfires include Josh Scheps on drum, Rick Hagman on bass and Mike Kavanaugh on guitar (wearing shorts). Three featured Allstars included Daryl Davis on piano, Ron Holloway on sax, and Linwood Taylor on guitar

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