Jeff Pitchell Legends
Jeff Pitchell has been inducted into the Hall of Fame and was also chosen as the Best Blues Band in six different states. Jeff has also had one of the albums he wrote reach as high as #7 in the USA BillBoard Charts. He has won awards as a songwriter, singer, guitar player and he loves playing with “Legends Live On!” The Blues Hall of Famer Jeff Pitchell’s style blends BBKing and Duane Allman, and Jeff was endorsed by Gregg Allman, as he invited Jeff to perform with him in NYC. Jeff’s diverse songwriting catalog recalls the variety of Eric Clapton ‘s classics and his vocal delivery, which ranges from smooth tenderness to Billy Gibbons ZZ Top-like power, received high praise from J Geils. Jeff’s songwriting award winning “ An Eye for an Eye” was recorded by British Blues legend John Mayall. Pitchell’s Anthology collection covers decades of work including “Alone” dedicated to his late friend who planned to open a blues club with him, being heartfelt blues with tasteful guitar accents. “Beautifully Broken” is a touching piano ballad. “American Way,” written for the James Woods’ film An American Girl, is a patriotic soldier tribute, perfect for Memorial Day and Veterans Day air play. The guitar and organ play on Pitchell’s version of Sunshine” captures the Allman Brothers Bands foundation on this Warren Haynes composition, with Michael Allman as guest vocalist. He turns a pair of 1970s Top 40 hits into logical blues songs. The Atlanta Rhythm Sections “So into you” and Bill Wihers’ “Aint NO Sunshine joined by saxophonist Charles Neville. A half-dozen songs from Pitchell’s Billboard to 10 blues album Heavy Hitter are also included.
Over the years Jeff Pitchell has shared the stage with J. Geils, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Jaimoe, B.B.King, Buddy Guy, Rick Derringer, Dave Maso, Joe Cocker, Johnny Winter, Bo Didley, Ben E. King, Clarence Clemons, Elvin Bishop, Pat Travers, James Cotton, Phil Lesh, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Simon Kirke of Free and Bad Company, Joe Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult, and so many more…