MP3 Forced Call - Off The Clock
Hot Rock and Blues only mildly describes what these guys have on the burner with two blistering guitarists, the "Lord of the Boards" on keys, a melt in your mouth sax player and the best rhythm section this side of James Brown.
10 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Rockin'' Blues, ROCK: Classic Rock
House rockin'' blues band "Forced Call" has made its mark on the LA music scene and has taken rock and blues lovers by the ears. Their blend of hot rock, foot stomping blues and a touch of country transmits a force of its own - powerful with message, warm with heart and spellbinding with truth.
Their self produced cd "Off The Clock" packs the same punch as their live performances. Known as a concert band, "Forced Call" lays down ten original songs, recorded in the studio, with the same presence they command on stage.
"Forced Call" artists include:
John Parker, Guitar and vocals - John is a California native, his musical influences are Django Reinhardt, TBone Walker, Freddie King and Eric Clapton.
Danny Costello, Guitar and vocals - Danny is originally from New Jersey, his musical influences are Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter and Eric Clapton.
Tom Costello, Drums - Tom is also from New Jersey, his musical influences are Jeff Porcaro and John Bonham.
Steve Halter, Keyboards - Steve is a California native, his musical influences are Jimmy Smith and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Jeff Ackerman, Saxophone - Jeff is also a California native, his musical influences are James "Son" Thomas, Nick Gravenites and Charlie Parker.
Tris "Duke" Carpenter, Bass guitar - Duke was born and raised in Boston, his musical influences are Kenny Gradney, Jack Bruce and Stanley Clarke.
Contact & Booking Info:
John Parker/Forced Call
1715 Via El Prado
Redondo Beach, Ca. 90277