"...Brown is massively funky, and uncorks truckloads of energy..." - Michael Molenda, Editor, Guitar Player Magazine

Nothing could be finer than playing blues in Carolina

Posted by Trudi Brown on August 28, 2013. 0 Comments

Prime Smokehouse in Rocky Mount, NC, is the bomb - had a blast this weekend - great rooms, great food, great company, great crowd - man, Ed Wiley III and his peeps really know how to throw a party!!!!! Oh, btw, how cool is it that on the 12th anniversary of your wedding your best man (Tim Jones) comes out and plays his ass off on YOUR guitar ...

Here's some pictures from Friday night (courtesy of Cathy Smith):  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151821750818415.1073741827.178772253414&type=1&l=639d1637cb

Here's a video clip of Gary & Tim passing the guitar back and forth on Saturday night:  

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The Impaler Speaks - new review

Posted by Trudi Brown on May 28, 2013. 0 Comments

 Thanks go out to The Impaler for this insightful, musically savvy review of Revolution Rhapsody - check it out and let me know your thoughts  :-)


(Reprinted from The Impaler Speaks:  http://theimpalerspeaks.com/post/51555108679/bushmaster-blues-revolution )

Bushmaster – Revolution Rhapsody aka Uprising Music (bushmasterblues.com)

Bushmaster is a dynamic, eclectic band that seamlessly melds old-school blues with a tasty array of influences culled from every subgenre that has followed since the blues begat rock ‘n’ roll in the form of Chuck Berry and his compatriots in the 1950s. The band hails from the capital of the United States of America – Washington, D.C. – and is led by tour de force guitarist Gary D. Brown, who also wrote all the music and lyrics, and provides lead vocals for most of the 16 tracks here. Co-conspirators in Bushmaster include vocalists Rob Thorworth [Gravy, The Rob Thorworth Trio], Kelly Bell [Kelly...

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Funky Jam Party Podcast

Posted by Trudi Brown on April 01, 2013. 0 Comments

Bushmaster featuring Gary Brown is happy to have been part of Dan Herman's Birthday Celebration Concert on March 30, 2013, along with the other great bands.  Here's the audio recording from Bushmaster's set (* indicates a Bushmaster original song):

01 - Drowning On Dry Land *
02 - Night Shift *
03 - Cumberland Blues *
04 - Cold Cold Feeling
05 - Going Down
06 - Song For My Father *
07 - Whole Lotta Money
08 - River Flow *
09 - Locked Out Of Love

Gary Brown - guitar, vocals.  
Jay Turner - bass.  
Ken Lawrence - drums.
Several Guest Percussionists.  
Joe Dicey - guest guitar on Cumberland Blues.

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Download this show!

Posted by Trudi Brown on March 27, 2013. 1 Comment


Bushmaster featuring Gary Brown performed live at Sharpshooter's in Gettysburg, PA, on Saturday, March 23, 2013.  This is the audio from that show for you to download/listen to for free... Share with your friends, and share your thoughts about the music with us... enjoy.  (* indicates an original tune)

01 - Whole Lotta Money
02 - Black Cat Bone
03 - Your Song *
04 - 40 Acres And A Mule *
05 - Night Shift *
06 - Song For My Father *
07 - Tramp
08 - Me And My Guitar
09 - Peoples Peoples Peoples
10 - Trudi *
11 - Sky Is Crying
12 - River Flow/Splash! *
13 - Victim Of Nostalgia *
14 - Hard Road To Travel
15 - Drowning On Dry Land *
16 - Going Down
17 - One Way Out
18 - Sidewalk Strut * -...
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Rain Rain ...

Posted by Trudi Brown on April 12, 2011. 0 Comments

What is it they say "April showers...", well we had plenty of rain this past weekend.  Thanks to everyone who braved the showers to hang out with us at the Steer Inn in Berlin, MD, on Friday, April 8, and the Wing Hub in Bethesda, MD, on Saturday, April 9, 2011.  Also, we had the pleasure of performing with long time friend Clarence "The Bluesman" Turner sitting in on bass on Saturday.  He fronts his own band on guitar, so getting to play with him was a rare treat - listen to the audio (podcast) footage and let me know what you think...


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