Hit the Bricks
Chicago\'s Skip Towne & the Greyhounds personify hard driving, heartfelt classic blues, ballads, and downright good time Rockin\' Blues!. The band has been regularly performing around the Midwest and frequently in Chicago area clubs such as The Park West, Famous Dave\'s, Beale Street Blues Cafe, Frankie\'s Blue Room, Penny Road Pub, The Brat Stop, Porter\'s Oyster Bar, Cubby Bear North, The Landmark Inn, Flatlanders, Burning Ambitions, Austin\'s, McMahon\'s, Blarney\'s Island, Dell Rhea\'s Chicken Basket, Crawdaddy Bayou and many more. Skip Towne & the Greyhounds\' members can be found appearing anywhere from People Magazine to live Radio (WJKL 94.3 FM \'Hambone\'s Blues Hour\'), TV including VH1 10/7/02, and even movie soundtracks (science fiction thriller, \'CHANGINGMAN\' featuring the original song \'Bulletproof Heart\', in video stores). Don\'t forget their stints with Jump\'n the Saddle (#1 International hit with \'the Curly Shuffle\'), Mickey & the Memories, Night Flight, RPM, Orange Hunters, Traffic Jam, Midnight and Street Talk. Skip Towne & the Greyhounds capture audiences with their own top notch brand of \'The Blues with a Feeling\' ! The XXX dynamic, large-size vocals of Peter Quinn are a must to be heard. He sings the classics, the ballads, and ALL the blues with such hard pushing drive and emotion that crowds always fall for Peter\'s special delivery! The power- packed \'BIG HOUSE HORNS\' consists of veteran saxman, Tom \'Shoes\' Trinka on soprano, alto, tenor and bari, joined by Peter Quinn on harmonica. These Big House Boys excel at solo and section work. Everyone will hear a lifetime of devotion to the Blues in the Guitar and Piano styles of Rick \'The Prof\' Gourley,and Dave Roberts. Radiant chords and tasty solos are their specialty. From Steam-Train Rhythms to Chicago Shuffle Beats to soulful slow Blues numbers, the pairing of Steve Beals\' bass and Jim Murray\'s drums make the music a total groove with a unified pounding heartbeat.