Quintus McCormick Blues Band – Hey Jodie!
Delmark DE 801 (2009)
Quintus McCormick has toured the world with some of the most important blues artists including James Cotton, Otis Clay, A.C. Reed, and Lefty Dizz. Working as a sideman, Quintus’ reputation as a brilliant guitarist, gifted songwriter, and astonishing vocalist spread like wildfire. Born and raised in Detroit, Quintus moved to Chicago where Buddy Guy and James Cotton encouraged Quintus to form his own band and in 1994 The Quintus McCormick Band was formed. He has since been a mainstay of the Chicago blues scene, appearing frequently in the city’s world-renowned nightclubs and at countless festivals. Hey Jodie! is Quintus’ first Delmark CD and features 14 new compositions of original, heartfelt blues, r&b and soul.