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Joe Louis Walker

Joe Louis Walker

Dec 26th 2016 @ The Falcon

Marlboro, NY
I Was There
Monday, December 26th, 2016
8:00 PM
The Falcon
1348 US-9W, Marlboro, NY 12542
Doors, Bar & Restaurant open at 5:30. Music at 7:00. No Cover. Donations encouraged.

Joe Louis Walker & Friends - Featuring Vanessa Collier

The irrepressible blues icon, Joe Louis Walker, celebrates his Falcon Residency every Monday in December, with extraordinary line-ups from JLW's list of
"Artists Deserving More Recognition".

TONIGHT'S SPECIAL GUEST:

Vanessa Collier
http://www.vanessacollier.com

“A young woman named Vanessa Collier has issued her first album called HEART SOUL AND SAXOPHONE....Vanessa spent some time on the road with bluesman Joe Louis Walker, among others, and is now poised to unleash herself on the world." — Elwood's Blues Mobile/House of Blues Radio

Vanessa Collier is a captivating and multitalented blues vocalist, saxophonist, and songwriter, hailing from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music. She has toured the US and internationally with Grammy Award-winning, Blues Hall of Fame Artist Joe Louis Walker, and played alongside Annie Lennox, Kathy Mattea, Willie Nelson, among others.

Vanessa was honored on Dan Aykroyd’s House of Blues Radio Show (Elwood’s BluesMobile) as a "Best of 2014 Blues Breaker Featured Artist", selected as one of the top three finalists in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition and earned a coveted spot to compete in the International Blues Challenge, Memphis TN.

On her debut album, "Heart, Soul & Saxophone", Collier demonstrates her skills as a master musician and songwriter, blending her blues background with elements of funk, rock, and soul. Her powerful vocals, gritty sax solos, and incredible high-energy create an unforgettable performance!