SCRAPPER'S BIO !!!
Brown,a student of the late Bill Jennings,(guitarist for Louis Jordan)Celebrates almost 50 years in the music business.Steve
brings his brand of boiling Memphis ,Delta Funk,Chicago Shuffle,and Texas Groove,straight to the forefront when playing guitar.His
varied arsenal is drawn from years of Blues, Jazz ,Funk,Rock,and Gospel and is coupled with a smooth baritone voice.
has opened shows for such names as the late Donny Hathaway, Jimmy Smith,and Gary Primich*.Also for Koko Taylor,* Savoy Brown,Lonnie
Mack,Johnny Winter,Artimus Pyle**, The Blues Brothers Band *,Buckwheat Zydeco*,Johnny Rawls*,Double Trouble *and most recently
the great B.B. King * He has appeared in festivals with Pinetop Perkins and the late James "Yank "Rachell(served
as Yank's guitarist on many occasions)
note * As leader of the No Regrets Blues Band ** As guitarist for Stone Martin
Scrapper has many festival aprearances to date including the Indiana State Fair,Indy Jazz Fest,BeanBlossom
Blues Fest.Blues at the Crossroads,and ABATE Boogie. A regular performer at the internationally known Slippery Noodle Inn,has
had the legendary Sam Lay perform with No Regrets and been captured in action by the New York Times.
CDs include Stolen
Material ,Live from the Slippery Noodle Vol. II and Workin Man's Blues.Summer 2008 will bring a Yank Rachell tribute
CD with Scrapper performing "Depression Blues" In 2012 ," Under The Influence" was released
by MoJo Gumbo ,with Scrapper on guitar,vocal, and song writing duties. .Also just released , The Slippery Noodle's 50th
Anniversary Compilation featuring a couple of MoJo Gumbo live performances !! On Saturday afternoons from 12noon to 4pm
(E.S.T. or Naptown time) ,you can catch Scrapper at www.jazz-city.com as the host of (Everything Plus) The Kitchen Sink. An exciting and eclectic mix of Blues,Jazz,Reggae,Classic Old School,Rock,Zydeco,
and everything else commercial radio won't touch !
Steve is owner/president of his own production and music companies
Delta Gypsys Entertainment,Inc.and Delta Gypsy Music respectively and a member of ASCAP. Scrapper uses and endorses Gibson
,Fender and PRS guitars,Mesa Boogie amplifiers and Lexicon and MoHo Mods effects.