With support from Gerry Jablonski & the Electric Band.
Returning to Glasgow with his band, Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades … at least !
Having shared great success with his brother, he wrote the songs that now make up The Wynds of Life.
For Stevie song writing isn’t something that you plan, it’s something that you need to do. As Stevie says; “When you have that something inside you, that feeling be it happy or sad, you just have to let it out. It’s an extremely emotional process and my only way to do that is through song”.
In January 2010 Stevie recorded his first solo album The Wynds of Life at The Zone recording Studios outside Austin, Texas with an A-list of Austin’s finest musicians. Michael Ramos – Keys, George Reiff – Bass, Lloyd Maines – Steel Guitars, Pat Manske – Drums, and as a special guest guitarist David Lee Holt from Storyville. George, Lloyd and Pat are also featured on the current Courtyard Hounds release.
Fleshed out with pedal steel, banjo, accordion, B3 and Wurlitzer, amongst other instruments, The Wynds of Life falls just as easily under the Americana banner with its roots, country and gospel influences as it does in Stevie’s more familiar blues setting.
‘Man that guy can sing!’ David Grissom (storyville)
‘Stevie’s voice is at times gritty, other times emotional but all times perfection!’ Maverick magazine
‘Stevie possesses a great depth to his work. He has come through with an album befitting those lending support and that pretty much says it all.’
Displaying a burning passion to get down and dirty, he becomes neck deep in the swampy Louisiana side of things when he comes up with a future blues steeped rock gem as ‘Long Road To Heaven’..
Muscle Shoals at its peak would be proud of having recorded this track!’ Flyinshoes review
Stevie’s second album was released on Manhaton Records on 4th March 2016 and has gone on to garner reviews including ‘Blues album of the Year’
In 2016 Stevie was also nominated at the British Blues Awards for ‘Best Male Vocalist’, ‘Best Guitarist’ and ‘Best Songwriter’ with The Nimmo Brothers nominated in ‘Best Blues Band’.
Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band are an original four piece blues rock band with extensive international touring experience and a back catalogue of four studio albums. In the 7 years they been together they have:
• Released four studio albums, mastered at world famous Abbey Road Studios and a newly released live album, Live Trouble
• Album airplay and live performances on Radio 2, Radio Scotland and major European radio stations
• 4 page article and included in Classic Rock’s Blues Magazine top albums of the year
• Numerous tours and festivals in Poland, Germany, Norway, Holland and France
• Played all the major UK blues
There are no airs or graces or niceties – gutsy blues rock with memorable melodies, sweet harmonies and a powerhouse rhythm section – an absolutely refreshing and life affirming experience. The best band you never heard of.
Gerry Jablonski and the Electric band are touring in 2017 with already confirmed dates throughout the UK, Norway, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.