Nancy Wright "Putting Down Roots"Well-established as a top Blues sax sideman for more than 30 years, Nancy Wright will release a new blues/roots CD in early 2015, adding vocal and songwriting dimensions to her artistry. “Putting Down Roots” consists of twelve blues/roots originals (six instrumentals and six vocals) spanning blues, R&B, New Orleans, funk, and gospel styles.

 

“. . . Nancy . . . and the band have nailed this one in every way possible”

Dick Shurman, blues producer and historian

 

 

 

 


Nancy Wright Landing Page Photo (Bottom)“One of the hottest blues sax players in the business, she is known for powerful, soulful, fascinating playing. Her sax solos are a highlight of any show she’s in.”

– John Orr, San Jose Mercury News

 

“ . . . Big, fat tone, warm vibrato, nice building of tension and release . . . some kickass blues playing and loads of fun to listen to . . .” 

– Bruce Iglauer, President of Alligator Records

 

” . . . Wright (has a) naturally bluesy voice . . . a semi-shouting mezzo soprano that’s reminiscent in its approach to Ruth Brown and Dinah Washington . . . (she doesn’t) just sing the blues, (she) feel(s) them as well.”

– George “Blues Fin Tuna” Fish, Blues Blast Magazine

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