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Reverend KM Williams Band blends blues influences from many regions

examiner.com - Chicago.... Clarksdale... and Texas. All these regions spawned their own brand of blues music. But, whether it's Deep Blues from Mississippi's Hill Country or grittier sounds by way of the city of Chicago, musicians generally play in a style picked up from their own particular area.

But, the Reverend KM Williams Band is the glorious exception to this rule of geo-specific music. Although the Reverend hails from Texas' Red River region and learned some licks from Elmore James, he has a voice that' s reminiscent of John Lee Hooker and plays Hill Country blues/sanctified boogie with the best of them. So, right there, he's got a nice musical melange going on... READ MORE