MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES, INC & MISSISSIPPI DELTA RECORDS
20 Plus Years in the Music Business
Management, Booking, Promotion & Album Releases with Nationally and Internationally Recognized musicians!
Located in Clinton, Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI DELTA RECORD RELEASES/ Slim Brown 2023, Blues Sitting On My Doorstep 2021, I Got It 2021, My Whole Life's A Shuffle 2018, Back2Blues 2016, Cradle Robber 2016, Crossroads of My Life 2014, God's Love Lifted Me Higher 2014, Clarksdale Sessions 2012, Blues Is Not Exclusive 2011, Struggling and Straining 2006, Hwy 61 Blues, 2008
SPECIAL ALBUM PROMOTIONS/ Twice As Nice - Alphonso Sanders & Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry / Shy - Shy Perry
I'm Happy With The One I'v e Got Now - Dorothy Moore, The Way of Blues - Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry
ALBUM RELEASES INFORMATION
Mississippi Delta Records releases new Single April 2023
ARTIST ROSTER MUSICIANS
Legendary and Internationally recognized MUSICIANS available FOR FESTIVALS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND PARTIES
CAT RHODES & THE TRUTH / JIMMI MAYES / JESSE ROBINSON/ EDDIE COTTON JR.
TERRY "BIG T" WILLIAMS/ JOHNNY DRUMMER/ MICKEY ROGERS/ LEVAN LORTKIPANIDZE
CAT RHODES & THE TRUTH - Pensacola, FL
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.
Cat Rhodes & The Truth Videos
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. He continued his career by travelling internationally and performing with many of the greats of his time in New York and Chicago. They 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. 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. He is an internationally know drummer.
JESSE ROBINSON - Jackson, MS
Jesse Robinson is a national and international Mississippi Musician who is also noted on multiple Mississippi Hwy Blues Markers. A legendary musician. On stage many times with his good friend B.B. King. Jesse received the JUS’ BLUES TRIBUTE TO MUDDY WATERS FOR OUTSTANDING MUSIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BLUES in 2023. Jesse Robinson has toured nationally and internationally. He performs solo and with an outstanding band of top-rated musicians. During his career he has played and worked with many other blues musicians including Cassandra Wilson, Little Milton, Bobby Rush, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, B.B. King, and others. Jesse Robinson has performed internationally, and nationally throughout his career. He performed with Robertinho de Recife the great Brazilian guitarist and record producer in Brazil. Jesse Robinson is considered the bedrock of Jackson, MS blues. He has been instrumental in promoting many music venues and musicians by his special shows. His annual Birthday Party Celebration draws top rated musicians from the region and friends and fans from around the globe.
EDDIE COTTON, JR - Clinton, MS
Eddie Cotton is a national and international Mississippi Musician who is also noted on multiple Mississippi Hwy Blues Markers, many album releases.
Eddie Cotton was born in Clinton, Mississippi where he grew up singing and playing gospel music in his father’s church. He studied music theory at Jackson State University, all the while playing at local jukes and sitting in with local artists, including bluesman King Edward Antoine in the venue featured in “Last of The Mississippi Jukes.”
Cotton has shared line-ups with Honey Boy Edwards, Hubert Sumlin, Bobby Rush, King Edward, B.B. King, Little Milton Campbell, Ike Turner, Buddy Miles, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, John Mayall, Sony Rhodes, Grady Champion, Zac Harmon, Smokey Wilson, Cassandra Wilson, Mable Staples, Brandy, The William Brothers, Paul Overstreet, Charlie Pride, Marty Stewart, Dorothy Moore, Johnny Lang, Etta James, Gladys Knight, Pattie Labelle, Chaka Khan, Nannette Workman, Ohio Players, The Temptations and more. Cotton performs in many clubs such as Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, MS and Club Ebony in Indianola, MS and numerous festivals nationally and internationally.
TERRY BIGT WILLIAMS - Clarksdale, MS
A Mississippi Delta Blues MusicianTerry who is the Godson of famed bluesman Big Jack Johnson is the real deal. Available for Festivals & Events Terry BigT Williams performs with his band, solo or duo. Terry “Big T” Williams was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was on the road with blues bands like the Jelly Roll Kings, Welsey Jefferson Band, Little Jeno's All-Stars and the Stone Gas Band. Through the years he has also sat in with or backed musicians like Albert King, Bobby "Blue" Bland, CeDell Davis, Robert Belfour, Big George Brock, Nora Jean Bruso and Jimbo Mathus. 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, the Russell City Blues Festival in Oakland, California and the Sunflower River Festival, Clarksdale, Mississippi and many more.
Johnny Drummer has a Blues Marker in Alligator, MS. Johnny Drummer was Twice inducted into the Chicago Hall of Fame. He has many album releases. Johnny is an International and national performer born in Alligator, MS. Johnny Drummer was Recognized by the City of Chicago for his contribution to Chicago music. He was 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.
MICKEY ROGERS - Greenville, MS
Mickey Rogers - Jus' Blues Music Foundation Bobby Rush Lifetime Blues Entertainers Award 2019
Mickey is featured in International and National Blues Magazines such as Rhythm and Blues, UK, IL Blues, Italy, and Big City Blues, US and Living Blues. 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.
LEVAN LORTKIPANIDZE - Rosedale, MS
Levan is from the Country of Georgia. Former member of The Electric Mudd. A history of performing Blues Music in the Mississippi Delta for many years.
LEVAN LORTKIPANIDZE is a multi-talented musician who is capable of performing world-class performances. He is a vocalist, and an expert performer on flute, harmonica, guitar, dobro, slide guitar, Hammond, and piano. He is capable of performing several genres of music. He has been welcomed on the stage by BB King and also other notable Legendary Blues Performers. He has been welcomed into the recording studio by musicians who have worldwide followings. He has performed in documentaries, on TV and in live theater performances. He has an exceptional and varied performance history. Levan Lortkipanidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. After graduation from Tbilisi Conservatory, he came to Nashville, TN on a recording contract with McFarland Brothers.
LEVAN LORTKIPANIDZE has performed on shows and in documentaries with many Legendary Performers in the United States and in Europe. He has been on stage with BB King, and several Mississippi Delta Blues musicians who have multiple honors. For more info go to his page here.
DENNIS JONES - Los Angeles, California
opened for Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, and most recently, George Thorogood and Tinsley Ellis. He has been touring the US, Canada, and Europe for years. Presently his band are HEADLINING many festivals in the US and abroad. A Jus Blues Awards Inductee in 2023, 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! 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. "Soft Hard & Loud" released in 2020 quickly rose to #1 and remained in the Top 10 for 12 weeks. RECENT PERFORMANCES - Big Blues Bender, 2023, An Evening with the Blues, Bolzano, Italy 2023; EUROPEAN TOUR - Poland, Germany, Austria 2023
RECORDING & PRODUCING FOR CAT RHODES
BRYAN MORRIS - B Mo PRODUCTIONS LLC
Producer and Recordings for Cat Rhodes and The Truth, Jimmi Mayes in 2023, and many more outstanding artists. Located in Pensacola, FL
Interview with Bryan Morris by Jim Thorn WYAB 103FM on TWH with Jim
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. Bryan Morris recently hit at #24 on the Billboard Charts for his work on Key to Paradise for Roman Street.
Of note - Bryan along with Cat Rhodes are the producers of the television show Cat Traxx WFBD/Blab TV.
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