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Caravan of All Stars

THE BAY AREA BLUES SOCIETY CARAVAN OF ALL STARS is a powerhouse review put together to showcase some of the unsung heroes of West Coast Blues. The Caravan has a loyal following due to their high profile performances at Bill Graham Presents New Orleans by the Bay, California Music Awards, AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival, Portland Waterfront Blues Festival, Monterey Bay Blues Festival and command performance for President Bill Clinton.

The Caravan has opened for and performed with Bobby Rush, Betty Wright, Etta James, Gladys Knight, The O’Jays, Robert Cray, Al Green, Bonnie Raitt, The Whispers, BB King, Buddy Guy to name a few. The Caravan was the first artist to perform and raise fund in Thailand for the tsunami survivors. The band consists of Ronne Stewart, lead guitar; Robert “Hollywood” Jenkins, rhythm guitar; Henry Williams Jr. and Dalhart Johnson, bass guitar; Rich Forman and Funky Rob Gordon, keyboards; Donnie Kountz and David “Stix” Boyette on drum; Carl Green, Geechi Taylor and James Nelson, the “Sweet Meat Horn Section.” Featured vocalist include Wylie Trass, Teddy “Blues Master Watson, Terrible Tome Bowden, Tommy Nunnelly and Ella Pennewell.