Mississippi Delta Blues Inc. - 20 Plus Years in the Music Business
"Our Company focuses on the Musician, Their Story and Their Songs"
Mississippi Delta Blues Inc. roster members have national and international experience. Most are noted on Mississippi Blues Markers. Some have been Inducted into The Chicago Blues Hall of Fame, Honored by The Jus Blues Foundation and Inducted into the American Quartet Hall Of Fame. Many have career histories of being with Mo-Town, Chess Records, and some have performed with groups such as the Blind Boys of Alabama, Jimmi Hendrix and more!
All have created their own original music.
OUR WORK INCLUDES
(Cat Rhodes & The Truth and (Jimmi Mayes)
(Hit The Road Entertainment)
(B Mo Productions/Bryan Morris)
MISSISSIPPPI DELTA RECORDS
(National & International Artists)
20 Years of Stories & Photos - a work in Progress
SPECIAL PROJECTS with
*Way Of Blues Revue
*Morgan Freeman Blessissippi Concert
*Fund raising for the Dorothy Moore Blues Marker
*Musician Benefit Concerts
*Co-Writers for the Big City Rhythm and Blues Magazine
MS Delta Records Releases
Special CD Promotions
Twice As Nice - Alphonso Sanders & Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry
Shy - Shy Perry
I'm Happy With The One I'v eGot - Dorothy Moore
For Consideration - Booking
Links to websites, pages and EPK provided!
CAT RHODES AND THE TRUTH
The Truth featuring Cat Rhodes is noted on the Mississippi Highway Blues Marker in Pensacola, FL. Bryan Morris is Band Director for Cat Rhodes and the Truth and the Producer for their albums. Bryan Morris was honored with a declaration by the Mobile, Alabama City Council naming Sunday, November 2019 as being “Mr. Bryan Morris Day”. Cat Rhodes and The Truth performed at the MAX in Meridian, MS and opened on the Budweiser Stage at the Mississippi State Fair. They perform nightly in Destin, Florida, Pensacola, Florida and Mobile, Alabama area when not at festivals and special events. They have International Experience. 20 plus years entertaining, plus a Gospel music heritage, and a blues music historical heritage. Released Blues Sitting On My Doorstep in 2021, I Got It in 2021, Knee Deep In The Blues in 2016 - all with Original Music.
After opening for Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, and most recently, George Thorogood and Tinsley Ellis and touring the US, Canada, and Europe for years, Dennis Jones and his band are now HEADLINING! Dennis Jones performs Sizzling hot guitar solos and Smooth and soulful vocals; a High-energy stage performance is Backed by a rhythm section that is second to none. Dennis Jones has developed a large following of fans who pack the house for his performances.
Dennis Jones writes songs that seamlessly blend the best of both worlds, presenting a unique and contemporary style of American rock and blues. Dennis has written songs for other notable artists as well. Guitar Shorty and others!
He also spent three years with The Bus Boys (Boys Are Back In Town) and was a member of The Zac Harmon Band, when they won first place in the 2004 Blues Music Awards Competition in Memphis TN.
CD/DVD RELEASES Since 2003, Dennis has released 7 successful CDs, and a DVD. All released on his own label, Blue Rock Records. Each and every release has met with rave reviews. His latest "Soft Hard & Loud" released in 2020 quickly rose to #1 and remained in the Top 10 for 12 weeks. Dennis is currently working on his new CD, with a projected early 2023 release. You can hear his music on blues & roots radio stations in the US and around the world.
RECENT PERFORMANCES, FESTIVALS, TOURS
ITALY - An Evening with the Blues, Bolzano, Italy, March10-11 2023
EUROPEAN TOUR - Poland, Germany, Austria
Jan 21 - March 4, 2023
Big Blues Bender, Las Vegas, NV 2019 - 2022
Alpine Blues Festival, 2019 - 2022
Supporting act for George Thorogood & The Destroyers 2021
Tucson Blues Festival (HEADLINER) 2021
Blues & Bones Festival (HEADLINER) 2017 - 2021
Gator By The Bay Festival, San Diego, CA, May 2017 - 2021
EARLIER PERFORMANCE, FESTIVALS, TOURS include European Tours and Australia Tour and more ...
European Tours - January - 2017 - 2018 – 2019 – -Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Czech Republic
Dennis Jones – Official Website
(Dennis Jones) Videos – www.youtube.com/deltabluesmama
THE AMAZING JIMMI MAYES
Jimmi Mayes at An Evening with The Blues - Bolzano, Italy
THE AMAZING JIMMI MAYES National & International Performing Artist / Vocalist - Drummer - Author - Recording Artist
Jimmi Mayes Started his career in Jackson, MS playing in Juke Joints.
Jimmi was raised in Jackson, MS near Jackson State University. He continued his career by travelling internationally and performing with many of the greats of his time in New York and Chicago who wanted the best of the best sideman on drums that they knew. Jimmi also had his own band during his career and he was the toast of Mexico City for a year performing regularly.
Jimmi Mayes played and toured with Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Robert Junior Lockwood, and more over the course of his career. He backed Marvin Gaye and later became the bandleader for Joey Dee & the Starliters who had a monster hit the “Peppermint Twist” during the time Jimmi was with them. He became good friends with Jimi Hendrix and eventually he was asked by Jimi Hendrix to record with him. Mayes is on four of Hendrix’s albums.
Jimmi Mayes is a Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee
Selected Performances & Symposiums
An Evening With the Blues in Bolzano Italy - Jimmi Mayes headliner for the show
Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas with The Original Legends of the Blues
B.B. King Day at MVSU and B.B. King Museum, Indianola, MS - Featured speaker and performer 2017, 2018 & 2019
Mississippi Book Fair at the Mississippi State Capitol
Featured Symposium Speaker
History is Lunch - William Winter Archives and History Building - Jimmi Mayes talking about his book The Amazing Jimmi Mayes - Sideman To The Stars
Born in Alligator, MS
*Noted on a Mississippi Highway Blues Marker in Alligator Mississippi
Recognized by the City of Chicago for his contribution to Chicago music.
First Place In The International Songs Writers Competition (2016)
Johnny Drummer has been Inducted Twice into The Chicago Blues Hall Of Fame
Awarded the honor and title “Master Keyboardist, Drummer and Vocalist” in the Fraternal Order of Celestial Musicians sponsored by The Black American Blues Historical Society of Canada
Johnny Drummer won First Place In The International Songs Writers Competition (2016), for his song AIN'T NO SECRET IN A SMALL TOWN, released by Earwig Music on the cd BAD ATTITUDE.
BILL HOWL-N-MADD PERRY & SHY PERRY
Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry is a music veteran and he's been on the scene for 60 years. His career spans across many musical genres, but he's at home with the blues. He is noted in many documentaries, magazines, and videos.
Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry and Shy Perry have travelled extensively as a duet and full band for years. They were recently one of the main musical acts on the European Blues Cruise 2016 that sailed on the Mediterranean Sea from Marseille, France to Naples, Rome, and Bastia, Italy. Bill and Shy performed in Marseille and had 5 shows on the ship Croisieres De France.
Howl-N-Madd is noted on 3 Mississippi Blues Markers. The markers are on the Oxford Square, in front of the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, and Po' Monkey's located in Merigold, MS. He is also the subject of an exhibit at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale. He was a music teacher at the Delta Blues Museum for 5 years and he helped educate many young children about the blues.
Shy Perry has been exposed to music her entire life. Coming from a musical family, Shy Perry has a 20 year career singing, playing bass keyboard, modeling, and dancing. She has traveled across the United States and to Europe and South America performing. Shy Perry won R&B/Soul Artist of the Year at the 2019 Josie Music Awards. Shy is a vocalist, keyboardist and songwriter. She was up for three Josie Awards, including R&B/Soul Vocalist of the Year and Female Album of the Year for “Brand New Day,” her third solo release.
Mickey Rogers - Jus' Blues Music Foundation Bobby Rush Lifetime Blues Entertainers Award 2019
Available for Festivals & Events
Mickey has experience touring nationally & internationally!
Mickey is featured in International and National Blues Magazines such as Rhythm and Blues, UK, IL Blues, Italy, and Big City Blues, US. Mickey Rogers is featured in Living Blues Issue #235 February 2015 with a 5 page story on Mickey written by Margo Cooper.
During Mickey’s career he has played with artists like The Jackson 5, Jimi Hendrix, Otis Clay, Hubert Sumlin, Harold Burrage, The Dramatics, Gladys Knight & The Pips, the Temptations and the Chi-Lites. He spent many years on the road with Tyrone Davis and Bobby Rush. He played with Howlin’ Wolf when he was fifteen at Sylvio’s Lounge in Chicago.
Mickey is honored with a stone Mississippi Walk of Fame in Greenville, Mississippi he and is featured in the Hwy 61 Museum in Leland, MS Honored by the Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival " the oldest Blues Festival in Mississippi" Mickey Rogers received the Eugene Powell *Sonny Boy Nelson 11th Annual Award which reads " In recognition of Playing Music in the Mississippi Delta Blues Tradition" - Presented to Roosevelt Mickey Rogers, Jr. by Friends of the Festival. Mickey was named Blues Musician of the Year in 2013 by the Mississippi Blues Society of Indianola, Indianola, Mississippi. Mickey is one of the Mississippi Living Legends artists in the H.C. Porter exhibit. He has performed in over 28 countries.
TERRY BIGT WILLIAMS
Terry “Big T” Williams was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Terry who is the Godson of famed bluesman Big Jack Johnson is the real deal. He has lived more blues than a dozen bluesmen. His biggest influence is probably Big Jack Johnson, who Big T played with for several years in the Delta and on tour.
His recorded legacy includes sessions with blues legends Big Jack Johnson and Lonnie Pitchford as well as albums under his own name, including Meet me in the Cotton Field (2007) which was featured on XM Satellite Radio's Bluesville. He has recorded six CDs.
Terry "Big T" Williams was named 2009 Blues Guitar Player of the Year by the West Coast Blues Society in California, which also enshrined him into their Hall of Fame.
Terry “Big T” Williams has performed at numerous blues festivals, including the Chicago Blues Festival, the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington and the Russell City Blues Festival in Oakland, California and the Sunflower River Festival, Clarksdale, Mississippi and at the Pigtown Festival in Baltimore, Maryland.
He records, teaches blues education and performs at festivals, events, clubs and private parties. He is available to perform nationally and internationally.
BRYAN MORRIS - B Mo PRODUCTIONS LLC
Bryan Morris is the Creative Partner with Cat Rhodes and the Band Leader for Cat Rhodes and The Truth. Bryan Morris has an arsenal of songs he has written throughout the years; Cat Rhodes and The Truth chose his song “I Got It” to release as a single. The single released on Mississippi Delta Records label in March 2021. Credits on the cover list Bryan Morris as the Producer and Arranger, Songwriter and Performer of all music on the tract. Bryan says he is “So proud and thankful to God (Thank You Jesus) to announce the first single to be released under my production company B Mo Productions. In 2021 a full album "Blues Sitting On My Doorstep" was released by Cat Rhodes and the Truth with Bryan Morris as Producer and songwriter for several tracts. Bryan serves in several roles regarding the album. The album "Blues On My Doorstep" is on the Mississippi Delta Record label. Bryan Morris is working as producer for several clients in the Pensacola, Florida area. Bryan Morris along with Fred Wesley are producing a song for a living legend and an accomplished writer and composer Saxophonist Mr. Joe Lewis.
Of note - Bryan along with Cat Rhodes are the producers of the television show Cat Traxx WFBD/Blab TV.
-Agner Swiss made Drumsticks of Switzerland -Lauper Snare Drums of Switzerland
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DOROTHY MOORE PUBLICITY & BOOKING INFORMATION
Dorothy Moore is a legendary Artist with numerous awards and honors. Check her page for a more complete look at her information. New Release in 2020 - I'm Happy With The One I've Got Now. Amazon The legendary Dorothy Moore's "Misty Blue" still tops the charts worldwide. With 18 albums to her credit, Dorothy Moore is a "Bill Board Artist" has Grammy & Blues Music Awards nominations! Dorothy Moore received a Mississippi Hwy Blues Marker in 2022 placed in Jackson, MS on the Jackson State University campus. Booking Agent is Peggy Brown. Available for Booking through Hit The Road Entertainment
HIT THE ROAD ENTERTAINMENT
HIT THE ROAD ENTERTAINMENT, LLC, is a Mississippi-based company that books, markets, and promotes musicians from multiple genres.
Peggy Brown, CEO of Hit The Road Entertainment
Executive Director of the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame
Founding Member of the Central Mississippi Blues Society
Exclusive Booking for multiple Grammy Nominated Legend
Dorothy Moore - "Misty Blue"