Jim Weider's ProJECT PERCoLAToR
ProJECT PERCoLAToR represents Jim's newest musical venture into a powerful
groove & atmospheric guitar driven band. Jim blends rock&blues with funk & jazz
groove's combining modern drum loops and samples, to playing beautiful melodic
ballads. This is an all Star Line up playing Jim's original new cd" Percolator"
plus other tunes from his previous cd's and always improvising them differently at
Jim Weider, a master of classic telecaster guitar, is renowned for his rock and
blues-based signature sound.
Jim has performed/recorded with such well known artists as:
The Band Bob Dylan
Los Lobos Robbie Dupree
Doctor John Taj Majhal
Mavis Staples Paul Butterfield
Scotty Moore Keith Richards
Hot Tuna Bob Weir/Rat Dog
Kim Wilson Paul Burlison
Lee Rocker Graham Parker
He is among a select group of musicians with an endorsement from Fender and for the past three decades he's earned enormous respect from fellow musicians and music fans throughout the world. Born and raised in the famed arts colony of Woodstock, NY, Jim received great acclaim during his long tenure (1985-1999) as lead guitarist (replacing Robbie Robertson) for Rock in Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Band. During 15 years of international touring with original members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick
Danko, Jim was featured on numerous albums, films, videos and television appearances.
2005 W.C. handy Award winner, Jim has written songs and produced for many artists and has made three solo albums Big Foot, Remedy, Percolator and his newest cd Pulse, and has been touring under his name since the mid 90's. ProJECT PERCoLAToR is a new musical direction for Jim, Big Guitars with Modern Grooves! A powerful show that's both exciting and mesmerizing!
ProJECT PERCoLAToR consists of Jim Weider (Guitar), Mitch Stein (Guitar), Rodney Holmes (drums), and Steve Lucas (Bass).
Mitch Moose Steins is a world class guitarist capable of infusing all modern styles together with a rare and organic ease. His guitar playing is the perfect match for Jim's music, his big ambient sounds to fat distorted power chords and leads, to funky rhythm. and always improvising keeps things exciting. Mitch has toured as a member of the Steve Kimock Band for the past five years, also with Dave Sanborn, Tania Maria, Randy Brecker, Bill Evans and his group The Hermanators.
Rodney Holmes in the new millennium is writing music and playing drums in ways which augur something new. His amazing technique, impeccable time, driving beat and creative grooves, is the foundation for JWB. He has performed as a member of the Steve Kimock Band, also toured with the Brecker Brothers/Santana/Wayne Shorter/Leni Stern, his group The Hermanators and many more!
Steve Lucas is a major touring and session musician playing bass with some of the greatest artists of our times, including touring worldwide with Bruce Cockburn. He is sought after for his diverse playing styles. He has played in the best studios in the world including Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in the U.K and has appeared on the Mountain Stage program several times, as well as The David Letterman Show. His foundation in jazz and fusion was influenced by the methodology Bruce Lee used, which was to combine the most powerful aspects of different styles. Steves bass playing shows why his solid grooves keeps him on the list of those who like to have a solid floor to stand on.
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Black Mountain, NC 28711
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