NOTE: Aki Kumar takes a break from hosting the jam this week. This week's house band features Eric Selenger (guitar), Carlos Velasco (drums), Ray Figueroa (bass) and Joe Lempkowski (harp).
Toneful, swingin' and always true to the blues, Charles Wheal is a standout SF Bay Area guitarist and frontman with a style reminiscent of such guitar greats as B.B King, T-Bone Walker and Tiny Grimes. As a sideman, he has has backed up the best of the best in the business. In recent years, Charles has built up a reputation for himself as an outstanding frontman and his blues trio can be found entertaining audiences all across the Bay Area, all year-round.
Charles will be performing a short set at the Little Lou's Thursday Night Blues jam this week as a preview to his Saturday night appearance at the same venue.