The Blind Blakes

The music of Los Angeles based retro/punk/jazz/music archivists The Blind Blakes is a dangerous, thrilling, and sultry musical cocktail party.

Find yourself stopping for drinks at the sexy bordellos of 1920s New Orleans, the greasy Juke Joints Of Chicago, the Voodoo Gambler Riverboats of Mississippi, the Smokey Saloons of Jazzy Harlem, and the Parisian Gypsy Jazz Hot Clubs for last call.

The Blind Blakes are a harmonious blend of Blue Note Records, Big top Circus Music, Havana Bar Band, Film Noir Soundtrack, Beat Poetry Bongo solo, Gypsy campfire fiddle fest, Harry Smith Anthology of Folk Music and early morning gospel Baptist church choir.

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The Blind Blakes

The Blind Blakes:
Baxter’s Back
Lemon Rag
La Boheme
The Benzedrine Shuffle

The Blind Blakes - At Calamigos Ranch
At Calamigos Ranch
The Blind Blakes - Live Medley
Live Medley
The Blind Blakes - Live at The Pike I
Live at The Pike I
The Blind Blakes - Live at The Pike II
Live at The Pike II
The Blind Blakes - New Year’s Eve Party
New Year’s Eve Party
The Blind Blakes - Live at Villains Tavern
Live at Villains Tavern
“I can’t say enough good things about The Wine & Roses Band. They were well worth it. Honestly, I think they “made” the wedding for us.I really feel like they were the biggest factor in making the whole day mesh together. They were professional, yet fun, and set exactly the “elegant casual” tone that we hoped for. A lot of guests complimented us on him -- on their personality (which was great), about the perfect volume and music selection (which somehow magically seemed to please everyone), and their sound (which was fantastic). I had no idea that violinists could sound so good. It was perfect.”

—married August 20, 2005, Santa Barbara, CA

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