RJ Spangler’s Kansas City Six celebrates the Great Blues Shouters of the American Southwest, such as Big Turner, Jimmy Rushing , Cleanhead Vinson & Wynonnie Harris.
The band is made up of Dan Devins on vocals, Alicia Marie on guitar, Gwen MacPhee on string bass, James O’Donnell on Trumpet, Ella Campbell on tenor sax, and band leader, producer and drummer RJ Spangler on drums. Swing meets the blues in Kansas City! The entire country was in the throngs of the Depression, but KC still knew how hard with great bands led by Count Basie, Benny Moten & Harlen Leonard. & featuring great blues shouters. A great era in American music, celebrated by top Detroit musicians, some veteran & some up & coming.