Wayne Baker Brooks
  • If These Walls Could Talk
  • Because Of You
  • It Don't Work Like That ft. Lonnie Brooks
  • Changeling
  • Nu Kinda Blues
  • Your Turn (To Talk To The Blues)
  • Root Of My Soul
  • Aint That Lovin You
  • Mystery
  • She's Dangerous
  • Sooner Or Later
  • You Make It Easy
  • I Can Read Your Mind ft. Sugar Blue
  • Tricks Up My Sleeve
  • Exiled
  • Baby Stop
  • Tell Me
  • Just Lika Buttafly
  • Somethings Going Down feat. Twista, GLC, & Sugar Blue
  • If These Walls Could Talk
    Genre: R&B
    MP3 (03:49) [21.22 MB]
  • Because Of You
    Genre: AAA
    MP3 (03:34) [8.22 MB]
  • It Don't Work Like That ft. Lonnie Brooks
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:22) [9.99 MB]
  • Changeling
    Genre: AAA
    MP3 (03:24) [7.77 MB]
  • Nu Kinda Blues
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (05:17) [12.11 MB]
  • Your Turn (To Talk To The Blues)
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:53) [8.9 MB]
  • Root Of My Soul
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:32) [8.07 MB]
  • Aint That Lovin You
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:50) [8.76 MB]
  • Mystery
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (05:03) [11.55 MB]
  • She's Dangerous
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:15) [9.74 MB]
  • Sooner Or Later
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:52) [11.15 MB]
  • You Make It Easy
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:12) [7.33 MB]
  • I Can Read Your Mind ft. Sugar Blue
    Genre: AAA
    MP3 (03:06) [8.48 MB]
  • Tricks Up My Sleeve
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:59) [11.99 MB]
  • Exiled
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:36) [10.51 MB]
  • Baby Stop
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:05) [9.35 MB]
  • Tell Me
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:03) [9.26 MB]
  • Just Lika Buttafly
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:27) [7.91 MB]
  • Somethings Going Down feat. Twista, GLC, & Sugar Blue
    Genre: Pop
    MP3 (03:34) [8.17 MB]
Biography
Wayne Baker Brooks is considered one of todays top guitarists who's signature style combines powerful vocals with liquid fire guitar playing that honors his rich blues heritage yet effortlessly expands the boundaries of the genre.

Born and raised in Chicago, IL amongst the most prolific blues legends and blues masters in the world, Wayne Baker Brook's blues roots may run deeper and wider than the Great Lakes themselves. 

Chicago Blues laid the foundation to Wayne's innovative style. Growing up Brooks was a regular visitor to such historic places as Chess Studios, Checkerboard Lounge, Wisefools, and many other blues landmarks at which he witnessed many live performances by blues masters like Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells, Luther Allison, KoKo Taylor, the great Muddy Waters, & his father. The youngest son of blues master Lonnie Brooks - Wayne Brooks was literally born into the blues! 

Leaving no way around the fate appointed him he soon joined his father's (Lonnie Brooks) band as his guitarist. And then formed the Wayne Baker Brooks Band which while continuing to work with his father's band he appeared in the film Blues Brothers 2000.

With the release of his acclaimed debut CD "Mystery" "an album that brilliantly draws on blues, blues rock, soul, funk and beyond". "Mystery" received multiple awards and praise from the music world.

Along with releasing his new release he was soon touring the world and featured on national TV  programs (including CNN's "Showbiz"), as well as endless radio programs including performing for First Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton at Chess Studios (Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation) with legends Bo Diddley, KoKo Taylor, At the conclusion of the band's explosive set, Hillary stated, "My husband is going to be so jealous he missed this!".

WBB has performed and or recorded alongside such notables as:

Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Bo Diddley, Corey Harris, The Black Crowes, Otis Rush, Jr. Wells, Shemekia Copeland, Johnny Lang, Susan Tedeschi, Keb Mo, Jimmy Vivino, Robert Randolph, Taj Mahal, Mick Fleetwood, Otis Clay, Bobby Rush, Elvin Bishop, Billy Branch and many more... 

Wayne Baker Brooks and this Band continue to play the world over with WBB's signature top shelf brand of guitar playing and a live show that should not be missed.



www.waynebakerbrooks.com



Accolades:



Inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame

Band Leader for Buddy Guy Kick-Off Ceremony for Kennedy Center Honors.

Inducted into the Canadian Blues Hall of Fame

Chicago Blues Fest Headliner: Band Leader and Host of the 40th Anniversary of Alligator Records

Inducted into The History Makers: Music Maker Success

Real Blues Magazine Award - "Carry The Torch Award"

Real Blues Magazine Award - "Top Blues Stars of the Future"

Real Blues Magazine Award - "Best Chicago Blues Guitar CD/Modern"

Real Blues Magazine Award - "Best New Chicago Blues Talent/Male"

Real Blues Magazine Award - "Best Chicago Blues Tune/Modern"

Appearance in The Blues Brothers 2000

Performed at President Bill Clinton’s second Inauguration

Performed at Democratic Convention for Comedy Central

Performed Alligator Records Anniversary Tour

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  • Members:
    WBB, Kenny Kinsey, Jerry Porter, Nick Byrd
  • Sounds Like:
    Lonnie Brooks, Buddy Guy, Luther Allison, Gary Clark Jr,
  • Influences:
    Lonnie Brooks, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Son Seals, Albert King, Freddie King, BB King
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    01/02/10
  • Profile Last Updated:
    01/15/21 02:17:33

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