Date: Feb 24th, 2007 · Tags: Jazz Artist Review · Jazz Festivals

Joey Gilmore

Born in Ocala, Joey Gilmore came to South Florida in the ’60s and has been here ever since. Gilmore found his niche playing behind all the great soul, blues and R&B stars that passed through town, as well as leading his own successful bands and recording along the way. His love affair with the guitar began in his teens.

Gilmore’s career has spanned 40 years with performances throughout the United States and Europe. He has called South Florida home for the past twenty years. Joey is a true Blues and R & B master who incorporates new and varied styles in his music performing original compositions mixed with traditional standards in his high energy live show. Joey was named 2006 International Blues Competition award Winner.

Joey starts a new era in his career with the signing to Road Dawg Touring Company, Bluzpik Rekerdz and W2 Systems Management. The official release on 09/01/2005 of his first CD on Bluzpik is titled “The Ghosts of Mississippi Meet The Gods of Africa” has been well received by critics and fans alike. Look for Joey at the 5th Annual Coors Light St John Blues Festival on saturday March 24th 2007.