PAPA-SEZ Brief BIOGRAPHY

 
In the beginning...
 

PAPA SEZ (formerly The All-stars) – a Philly area based blues band founded over 35 years ago with members Rick Valenti, Fred Berman, Jay Davidson, John Gilson and Rick Prince. They've been laying down authentic Chicago blues with a big fat Philly swagger since the 80’s. The members have lent their talents to live shows and recordings  from Taj Mahal, Whitney Houston, Amos Lee, The Funk Brothers, Bon Jovi, Steve Winwood, Cinderella and countless others from all genres of music.  But Papa Sez has always called them home again.

 

Now, with a new recording of timeless postwar jump blues jams, Papa Sez is ready to make crowds dance worldwide. Produced by Grammy award winner Aaron Levinson, the band recorded 10 little know jump blues songs from the 50’s and 60’s. In keeping with the sound and spirit of the source material, the rhythm tracks were cut live with minimal overdubs, retaining that postwar feel. The result is a great selection of classic tunes, performed by seasoned players that have roots in the blues, and have come together to bring their personal musical experiences back into the music.

That Crazy, Crazy, Life!

Available for digital download on iTunes.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Paoli Blues Festival

Saturday October 6, 2-3 PM

Paoli Presbyterian Church. 225 South Valley Rd, Paoli.

 

Kennett Flash

Saturday October 6

Doors open at 5:00 - Tickets - $30

 

102 Sycamore Alley  |  Kennett Square, PA  |  484-732-8295

Papa Sez

Paoli Blues Festival • Saturday, October 6 • 2-3 PM  ||  Kennett Flash • 6 PM

See SHOWS for more details

DRUMS and percussion

 

Fred Berman

LEAD vocals AND HARMONICA

 

Rick Valenti

Baritone guitar, GUITAR and vocals

 

John Gilson

keyboards, sax and vocals

 

Jay Davidson

BASS GUITAR

 

Rick Prince

PAPA-SEZ

booking@papa-sez.com

+1 610 (724) 3110

PO Box 771, Broomall, PA 19008

MUSIC AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT THESE LOCATIONS:

Amazon  |  iTunes

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