JT Wise Band

Kevin Boylan” I listen to this band and can’t figure out what makes JT’s guitar leads so different and so great. He sounds like no one else on the planet. I’m on the edge of my seat listening to this band!” -Mary Flower. The JT Wise Band plays roots rock with good time jams. The band has been known to stretch out on a song in the tradition of the great jam bands taking the song where ever it may lead. The band has a similar vibe to Widespread Panic, Cream, Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie, and the Grateful Dead. JT and bassist wife Margaret write and record their genre bending original songs which are available for purchase on Bandcamp (http://jtwiseband.bandcamp.com). JT picked up his recording prowess previously owning High Tech with sound wizard Jack Barr recording someKevin Boylan of Portland’s finest bands.
Also joining the band are long time friend Jim Stein on rhythm and slide guitar and Ken Woodside from Shorty and the Mustang fame on drums. Per Daniel Curran, Positively Entertainment September 2018 feature story “the band brings much to the musical table with their combined experiences and expertise. They are a band worth seeing. They have their own sound combining many distinctive musical genres”. Check out the JT Wise Band notable performances review by Paul Lankow, Portland Notes at https://wp.me/p73AMh-1if. Excerpts include “capturing the Grateful Dead better than any band around and they quickly grew and captivated the Kevin Boylanaudience”. The band performs a well balanced mix of originals and covers including Grateful Dead, Buddy Miller/Jim Lauderdale, Cream, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris and Lucinda Williams.
JT Wise original tunes have been played on Local Roots Radio, KBOO and Kink radio with Steve Pringle. Steve Pringle said on air that the band was one of his favorites in Portland. The JT Wise Band is available for bookings. They put on an enjoyable show with both their full on rock’n 4 piece band or in smaller venues with an acoustic sound. For more info or booking requests contact jtwiseband@gmail.com.

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