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Hit & Run: " ..funky, raw, sultry blues... powerful, soulful ...hypothermic, vocals...cutting guitar riffs, soaring harmonica solos… A great debut mix of raw blues and a soulful sound." Bluestown Music Magazine
Who are Alias Smith & Jones:
Sal Carolei has played with the Eliza Neals band, The Travis Miller Band and Gabrielle Aparicio in New York and in Florida. He also performed with the late Floyd Lee, (aka Ted Williams), Sal can be heard on recordings for producer Cass Dillon. Sal has shared the stage with C.J. Chenier and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith as well as jamming with Eddie Cotton, Jr. at the 2018 Chicago Blues Festival. Sal also was a composer/musician with Renee ́ & The Derelicts, a grassroots, blues/rock band.
Renee ́ Flemings started out singing at open mics at the Village Gate, Cornelia Street Café and Rose’s Turn. Renee ́ also performed in cabaret clubs throughout NYC including The Duplex, 55 Grove St.
Sal and Renee ́ recorded three CDs comprised of original and cover songs as Renee ́ & The Derelicts, receiving airplay in Italy, France and across the United States. They have performed at Terra Blues, P&G Bar, 78 Below, Dinosaur Bar B- Que, Pianos, Silvana, Metropolitan Room and Kenny’s Castaways. They were featured on the Joey Reynolds show and as part of Battle of the Bands, NYC. As Alias Smith & Jones they have played at The Shrine and as guest artists at C-Boys Heart and Soul (Austin, TX w/Paul Ocher), B.B. Kings (New York and New Orleans), The Iridium, Winston’s (NJ), and The Red Lion.
The Button Men - Featuring: Jerry Dugger, Michael Hill, Paul Bauman, Jack Morer, Barry Harrison, Doc French, Michael Fox, Marc Lindahl, Will Saint and David Wasserman
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