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Carlos Colina & Straight Up

"Blues To Go, Free Home Delivery" 


 

Sunday, August 10th, 2014 @ 7:30pm     
Duke Island Park

Old York Road, Bridgewater NJ

Click HERE to see full schedule


 

With a nod to the past and an eye to the future, Carlos Colina & Straight Up (CCSU) have set up shop at the ‘Intersection of Jazz & Blues’ where they purvey an eclectic blend of the two genres. Led by charismatic frontman Carlos Colina (vocals/harmonica), the group has been winning over audiences with their live show for nearly two decades, appearing at renowned metropolitan area venues such as Turning Point Café, BB King, Stanhope House, and Watercolor Café. Performing their original compositions and interpretations of standards, CCSU builds upon the legacy of the great Chicago harmonica masters with a sound that is both traditional and fresh.

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What's new with Straight Up?

 

May 2014:   CCSU appeared at the 'Wailin' For Walter"  benefit show to assist blues guitarist Walter Trout with medical expenses after having a liver transplant. Here's a fan video of the band performing "Put the Hammer Down".

 

Blues on the High Seas!

 Photos from the spectacular Summer Sunset Blues Sail in 2011 courtesy of John Muller.

Click here to view the pix from the sail.

Legacy Pics from the Turning Point and  Isabel's Cafe

Photographer Steve Morton took some exciting pictures when the band played two of their many gigs at these fabled rooms.

Steve Morton's
Turning Point Shots

Steve Morton's
Isabel's Cafe Shots

 

 

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