Chris MayfieldGenre:
Blues

Description:
The blues is a well-travelled road but Chris Mayfield doesn’t follow everyone else, he forges his own path, taking musical detours to other levels on the way.”

Availability:
Concerts, pubs, clubs and Festivals

 

Fifteen years a professional musician in England, first as a sideman for chart artists and then playing across the UK and Europe with “Mayfields Mule” his own band that recorded at Abbey Road 1969 thru 1971.

Then on to form a band with Noel Redding after the death of Jimi Hendrix. This led to a period of time in Europe playing clubs in   Amsterdam, Hamburg and Cologne.

Next   20 years spent in America …….working his way from California thru to Memphis, Chicago, New York and Nashville then on to the bluegrass state, Kentucky. All the while playing his own spin on swampy chuggin’ down home bluesy music.

Back in the UK since 1998 in which year he formed “Bluze the Band” an eclectic blues band that worked and toured thru the UK for around 7 years and recorded 2 albums with them. “Bluze demoz” and “Bluze the Band”

2008 saw a solo album “Standing in the Light” recorded with a bunch of great players that became the basis for the “Rhythm Rats” who have been gigging ever since.

Since then there has been an album with bassist Thad Kelly…. “Backyard” and an album with Thad Kelly and Jane Pearl….. “Nowhere Road”.

Chris is now also performing with bassist Olly   Blanchflower in a duo-trio format as well as with the full on band “The Rhythm Rats”

To book Chris Mayfield please contact info@jelli-records.com or brianinglis@m2smusic.com tel:07971 966982