Reverend Robert is a master of prewar blues. He has delved deep into the styles of Charley Patton, Robert Johnson and other delta blues giants. In the past two decades he has become accomplished at many other early twentieth century styles including ragtime and early jazz, Hawaiian, African and Caribbean. He combines these styles seamlessly in a combination of infectious rhythm and an authentic acoustic sound.
In 2004 he took first place at the National Slide Guitar Festival in North Carolina The Reverend is known for his true conviction, and powerful delivery. You can hear it on his latest CD "Shake That Thing."
Larry Long (Washboard Shorty) Is a blues Drummer and Washboard Player he also plays Harmonica,Cajon,Stomp Box,Congas,Bongos. Mr. Long has been playing Drums for over 40 years and as been teaching Drums for over 27 years And studied under Tony Adams to be a Drum Tech. Mr. Long as been endorsed by Attack Drum Heads,St. blues Guitars,Best Stomp Box,Soultone Cymbals,Saluda Cymbals,Peridore Custom Sticks. Shorty has shared the stage with blues greats such as Blind Mississippi Morris,Kenny Neal,Melvin Lee,Brad Webb,Watermelon Slim,Butch Mudbone,Clyde Roulett,Patrick Dodd,Chris Pitts,Amanda Fish,Chis Stevenson,Robert Tooms,Reverend Robert,Deak Harp,Frank Monteleone,Dicky james,Vick Charles,Mark Cook and many others. Shorty also plays on Beale Street at B.B Kings regularly and at the Beale Street Music Festival and plays King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena Arkansas. Shorty has toured all over the country with Blind Mississippi Morris and Reverend Robert places like New York,Boston,Rhode Island,Kansas just to name a few