The Island Blues Band
Michael Barretto - Epiphone Archtop (Zephyr Regent) Guitar, Banjo, Vocals
Dan Parslow - Strat, slide, Vocals
Randy Carnevali - Fender P Bass, vocals
Ron Rhoades - Drums, Vocals
Rev. Koko Kaneali`i - Drums
Kevin "Swamp Daddy" Rogers - Harmonica, percussion,
These guys rock. Playing original material, Island Blues ... "The Island Blues Band" will set you to movin'. They play 1-2 hour sets ... Sexy, jazzy, bluesey; always with that smooth Island style.
Since 1972 Michael has played both solo and with different combos throughout Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, the Carribean and the USA. Here are some of 'em:
Loose Change (Blues),
Na Kanaka (Hawaiian),
The Brian Kramer Band (Blues, in Europe),
The Bullock Island Band,
Taj Mahal's Hula Blues Band.
Hawaiian Style with that Bluesey Swing.
The Bullock Island Band (Australia)
Michael Barretto - Epiphone Zephyr Regent Archtop Guitar, Banjo, Acoustic guitar, Vocals
Bob Fletcher - Einstein Electric guitar, Danelectro slide guitar, Acoustic guitar, Bass, Vocals
Ngariki - Bass, eletric guitar, Vocals, Drums
Paul Coghlan - Percussion, tinkly-boingy thangs
Bret Van Kriedt - Drums
When in Australia, do as the Ozzies do... and that is what happens when Michael gets together with these fellas "dan unda." The Newcastle NSW based Bullock Island Band is made up of some of Newcastle's finest seasoned players.
The international and cross-cultural flavor of Michael Barretto and the Bullock Island Band. Ozzie Heat with Hawaiian Style.