New live album recorded by legendary guitarist featuring Tommy Castro, Coco Montoya, Joe Louis Walker, Jason Ricci, Nick Moss and the late-great Johnny Bassett. Five years have passed since the release of JIM Mccarty & Friends. Jim continues to drop by the room sometimes jumping on stage to "trade guitar licks." Most of the players know him from Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Buddy Miles, Cactus, and the Rockets. When Jim sits in it's always electric. The musicians push each other and the music to a higher level. Your demand for a second CD and the quality of playing made this project a reality. Here is another round of unrehearsed impromptu jams featuring JIM Mccarty and some of the best Blues musicians in the world. JIM Mccarty & Friends II, for Blues music lovers everywhere!
Jim McCarty is a legendary Rock 'N Roll guitarist who has a deep passion for the Blues. This album captures McCarty playing "live" impromptu jams with Blues greats Duke Robillard, Jimmy Thackery, Johnny A, John Nemeth, Jason Ricci, John Badanjek, and The Millionaires. Besides his signature Les Paul Gibson, McCarty, plays SG's and Telecasters. Styles range from jump-to back alley-to slide blues. He's plays in duo, band, and big band formats. This CD shows sides of McCarty not previously captured. It's a showcase for his passion, skill, and depth as a Blues guitarist!