HARPER AND MIDWEST KIND:
-AWARD WINNING ROOTS/BLUES & WORLD MUSIC FROM AUSTRALIA.
14 x Awards in 4 Countries!!!! - NEW ALBUM - #3 ON BILLBOARD BLUES CHARTS!!! Endorsed by Bushman Harmonicas & Shaker Microphones USA
Award winning Australian singer/ songwriter/ virtuoso harmonica player "Peter D. Harper", now based in Detroit, Michigan, USA creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harmonica, and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo. Known in the music world as "Harper", brings forth his latest release "RISE UP" (Access Records) featuring 10 original tunes that reach deep within. "RISE UP", which had its debut at #3 on the Bill board Blues Chart profoundly expresses Harper's creative use of the harp and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo with underlying meaningful lyrics, which reflect the divisive times, we currently live in.Peter D Harper is known for his powerful soulful voice and a deep, almost mystical approach to the roots genre .This new release is an expansive musical and lyrical journey, stirred up with masterful harp and the deep, woody percussive tones of the didgeridoo. "RISE UP" is without doubt Harper's best work to date and was listed in the Top 20 Albums of 2020 by Blues Blast Magazine. "RISE UP" follows the highly acclaimed "Show Your Love" ( 2016) which reached # 3 on the Billboard Blues Charts and stayed in the top ten for an incredible 6 months.
Harper is backed by his talented based touring band "Midwest Kind" which features:
Austin Johnson on guitar, Lee Lewis on Bass Guitar, Bud Smith on Drums and Bobbi Llewellyn on backing vocals/ percussion.
Harper has received an amazing 14 x Blues/Roots Music awards (including a Gold Record) in the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada and achieved 4 x Top Ten Billboard Blues Charting albums.He recently won a Detroit Music Award for "Outstanding Vocalist". Karen Albano/ Modern Rock Review (USA) describes “Harper is an original, playing the harmonica like an authentic Chicago bluesman, singing about unity and love like a member of peacenik jam band, belting crisp vocals like a straight-up superb classic soul performer, and then pioneering the didgeridoo into these popular forms of modern music. Unique and quality music of this kind is truly a rare treat”.While Rhetta Claudette Akamatsu, Making a Scene USA, states "A magnificent, deeply evocative album by a great singer-songwriter and his fantastic band. I give it the highest marks".
For further information please check out the Official Harper Website:
Paul Nelson Band -
featuring Grammy Award Winning Guitarist and protege to Rock/ Blues Legend: Johnny Winter
Being blues/ rock icon Johnny Winter’s hand-picked touring and recording guitarist is just one of the accolades held by Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson. Paul also shared the world’s stages and / or recorded alongside Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Billy Gibbons, Slash, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Vince Gill, Sonny Landreth, Ben Harper, Joe Bonamassa and the list goes on.With appearances on late night David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel, Nelson a blues hall of fame artist, is known for his amazing tone and playing style by an ever growing legion of fans, establishing him as one of today’s leading modern blues guitar trendsetters! Nelson received a Grammy award for his work performing on and producing Johnny Winter’s “Step Back” release on Megaforce/ Sony, winning “Best Blues Album of the Year”, highlighting his already long list of Grammy Nominations. As well as the BMA’s Blues Music Award for “Best Blues/ Rock Album”, reaching #16 on the Billboard Top 200 and staying at #1 on the Billboard Blues Charts for many weeks. He is also a recipient of the Blue Foundation’s KBA - “Keeping The Blues Alive Award”.
Paul also appears in the award winning documentaries: “Down and Dirty” - The Johnny Winter Story and “Sideman: Long Road to Glory” (featuring Bonnie Rait, Gregg Allman and Hubert Sumlin). Nelson, who studied with Steve Van in his Berkley days and with jazz fusion greats: Steve Khan and Mike Stern, created a tour de force with his first solo all-instrumental blues/ rock/fusion release, entitled “LOOK”.
Staying at #1 on the “Hot New Releases” Charts for months, Paul Nelson’s latest release “Badass Generation” on Sony Records, still maintains his unmistakable connection to the Blues, but also finds Nelson showing his many other musical dimensions that his ever growing fan base has come to expect and who consider him to be one of music’s most respected and influential contemporary guitarists.
BISCUIT MILLER AND THE MIX
( 2 x Blues Music Awards - Best Bass Guitarist - 2017) NEW CD "Chicken Grease" (American Show Place)
Biscuit Miller has done it again!Following on the success of “Wishbone” comes his 4th Studio Album, “Chicken Grease”. This time around Biscuit has teamed up with Producer Ben Elliot, who has recorded, mixed and produced artists for over 25 years. Ben is known for his expertise in diverse musical genres, having recorded classic artists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards, and specializes in the Blues genre. This has turned out to be a great collaboration for Biscuit Miller’s 2019 release of “Chicken Grease”! Biscuit and his band,THE MIX, have been touring extensively ever since winning his first BMA in 2012, and winning a second BMA in 2017. THE MIXis a sometimes-changing cast of players, but bassist and front man Biscuit Miller is consistently known for his high energy
shows and blazing million-dollar smile. He is a born entertainer and is at home on the stage where he connects with his audience through a fun and funky approach to the blues. Biscuit Miller has performed and recorded with respected blues artists such as, Mojo Buford, formerly with Muddy Waters, and Lady Blue, backup vocalist for Ike and Tina Turner, Chicago’s own legendary Lonnie Brooks . In 2000 he formed Biscuit and THE MIX to fill up some down-time. During this time, he also completed his first studio recording “Come Together”. Biscuit frequently could be found sitting in with with the up and coming blues guitarist Anthony Gomes. During one of these sessions, he was asked to join the band full time and he spent the next five years touring with Anthony. During his time with Anthony Gomes, they released five CD’s; Unity, Sweet Stringin’ Soul, Long Way Home, Music is the Medicine, and Live at the Triple Door. His 2016 release, “Wishbone”, brought Biscuit even more success and a second BMA in 2017. His reach has expanded to garner international recognition and an ever-increasing fan base. He has played Blues Festivals in Quebec in 2018, and the Grolsch Blues
Festival in Germany in the summer of 2019 in addition to several festivals in North America, one of which can be heard on a live recording that was released independently in 2017. Biscuit & THE MIX love connecting with their many fans and friends whenever and wherever they play, so please watch for them to come
to a venue or festival near you! You won’t be disappointed. And in the words of the man himself, “Put Some Chicken Grease On It!”
Biscuit Miller 's new CD "Chicken Grease" ( American Show Place) (Oct 18th, 2019) has received rave reviews and radio airplay world wide reaching the Top Ten of the Roots Report and Living Blues Charts .
Harper Management and Touring is very happy to be the worldwide exclusive Artist Representatives for the following talented award winning artists: For further information regarding booking please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org