About Rossco Blues: Harmonica Player
Rossco is a master craftsman of
the blues harp. A harmonica fanatic and acclaimed tutor, he has
“Been Livin with the Blues” ever since the 60s, when he heard
the song of the same name, played by the fantastic Sonny Terry,
with Brownie McGhee on guitar and vocals. He had the privilege
of playing with them on one of their rare appearances in the UK.
This began the rollercoaster of playing Country and Chicago
Blues around the clubs and pubs, with a number of different
bands, where he gained a love of playing all styles of music on
email Ross Jacques for further information, enquiries, band
bookings, if need a harmonica player or to find out more about
Music Jams in the South London and Kent area.
now plays with current
original Blues band
Mississippi MacDonald & The Cotton Mouth Kings, Midnight
at Room 306 and The Cotton Mouth Kings Blues Backing Band, as well as
guest player with other bands and musicians. Please visit
Mississippi MacDonald & The Cotton Mouth Kings for further
information on the bands, gigs and albums available.
Rossco plays Blues
harmonica, Contemporary and Rock and also plays some Irish Jigs &
Aires and Eastern European music. He started learning the harmonica
by playing along to blues record imports from the USA in the 1960's.
He has been playing ever since, in the UK and Europe, on any
suitable occasion for making music. Over the years he has played
with the T&D Trio, Chris Ford Davis, The Jimmy Smith Duo, Dave Smith
Lewin, Jacques & Black (LJB Band)
The Rhythmn Kickers.