Anthony Geraci-‘Fifty Shades of Blue’
Within the first ten seconds of Track 1, “Everything I Do Is Wrong,” with its soulful lyrics borne aloft by the distinctive vocals of Darrell Nulisch and the sweet, but commanding guitar tones of Monster Mike Welch, it is apparent that this album is an excellent collaboration of talent and expertise.
Pianist and composer Anthony Geraci has a long résumé of blues connections in a career that has spanned from his early days in the house band at the original House of Blues in Cambridge, Massachusetts to this current project, The Boston Blues All-Stars. Along the way, he has played with Muddy Waters, BB King, Little Milton, Big Joe Turner, Walter Horton, Big Mama Thornton, and countless other masters of the blues and was a founding member of both the Bluetones, with Sugar Ray Norcia, and Ronnie Earl’s Broadcasters.
On this CD, he is joined by his Bluetones colleagues, bassist Michael “Mudcat” Ward and drummer Neil Gouvin. The drumming on most tracks is provided by another…