1989 – In The Studio With Redbeard

1989 – In The Studio With Redbeard

“I like to shock people. (laughter) …I love to do that since I was a kid. I used to jump off 10 foot walls and all that …stupid nutty things.” ~Jeff Healey As 1989 unfolded, the Jeff Healey Band rode the crest of a wave. Their debut album,...
Making of a Hidden Gem…

Making of a Hidden Gem…

Something special today.  The story behind a fantastic session by Jeff on the song Drinkin’ Time from the 2001 John Jackson album, ‘Big Easy Rhythm’.  It’s a raucous fun, New Orleans vamp that sees Jeff provide one of his only non-jazz horn sessions,...
Guest Blog – Steve Lukather

Guest Blog – Steve Lukather

~Jeff, Steve Lukather and Edgar Winter jamming in Europe – 2000~ I still can’t believe Jeff has gone to heaven already.  I know he is still deep in my heart and soul.  I was very lucky to have had a brief laugh with him the day before he passed.  I still hold...
Fan Scrapbook – Jeff, Lenny and Me

Fan Scrapbook – Jeff, Lenny and Me

-submitted by Rich Hwang: It was the evening of Sunday July 14th, 1996.  An unremarkable, hot, sticky, humid summer night in Pontiac, Michigan like any other. My band The Sidewinders had hosted a blues jam for years prior at another club right down the street, before...
James Marshall Hendrix

James Marshall Hendrix

Hey folks! Just a quick note today to say Happy Birthday to musical giant, James Marshall Hendrix, better known as ‘Jimi’, who would have turned 70 years old back on November 27th. Jimi Hendrix was a big influence on Jeff, especially into his teens.  Early Jeff Healey...
Essential Jeff Healey – Among Friends

Essential Jeff Healey – Among Friends

 ‘Among Friends’ (Sensation 2002) By 2002, The Jeff Healey Band had been put to rest and Jeff was spending more and more time with other pursuits… his nightclub (which opened in 2001) and his other musical passion, traditional Jazz from the 1920’s and 1930’s. With the...

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