The Cash Box Kings Biography.doc - The Cash Box Kings The Cash Box Kings are an up and comingblues band dedicated to carrying on the spirit of the

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The Cash Box Kings The Cash Box Kings are an up and comingblues band dedicated to carrying on the spirit of the 1940’s and 1950’s post-war blues sound. The band showcases the music of Chess Records and Sun Recordsluminaries such as Little Walter, Muddy Waters, the Howlin’ Wolf, and Big WalterHorton as well as lesser known artists such as Robert Nighthawk, Eddie Taylor, and Luther Huff. The Cash Box Kings also delve into the Mississippi Delta sounds of blues men like Charley Patton, Son House, FredMcDowell and R.L. Burnside. The group rounds off their musical offerings with ahealthy dose of original music that captures the essence of the Memphis and Chicago blues sounds of the 40’s and 50’s. The band features “Low Rollin’” Joe Nosek(Lucky Stiff Blues Band, Catfish StephensonBand) on harmonica, rhythm guitar, andvocals, Chris “CB” Boeger(Catfish StephensonBand, Ladybeard) on upright bass and vocals,Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith(Pinetop Perkins, Billy Boy Arnold, Homesick James) on drumsand vocals, and Travis “White Lighting”Koopman(who has backed Aaron Moore andthe “Ice Cream Man” John Brim) on electricand slide guitar and vocals. Featuring arollicking, hard-driving live show, this band, all in their mid 20’s and early 30’s, delivers a stripped down, intense, old-school style ofblues that is rarely heard these days. Their liveshows and debut CD ‘Live! At The King Club’have earned the group rave reviews on bothsides of the Alantic. “Low Rollin’ Joe” Nosek (harmonica, rhythm guitar, vocals) In his teens, Nosek began sneaking into Chicago blues bars to see blues legends like Jr.Wells, James Cotton, and Willie Dixon. By his early twenties he had shared the stageblowing harmonica with blues masters like Clyde “the Funky Drummer” Stubblefield,Luther Allison, and Casey Jones. A powerful and dynamic harp player,
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