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JC and The Backscratchers

"Who's that harp man,,,(bad boi)!!!" ~ JW Gilmore (and the Blues Authority), March 19, 2023 Bradfordville Blues Club

John Christopher “JC” (Chris) Balding

His vocals conjur up images of another one of his heros, James Harman.  Chris is one of your hosts for the monthly Juke Joint Jam at the Bradfordville Blues Club since its inception June 2021. Some of you may remember him from the Blue Monday Jam at The Pearl Oyster Bar, where he caught the ear of, and became friends with, the late, great Pat Ramsey.

 

  • 3 CDS as the harp player and vocalist

  • 2020 IBC Regional Winner (Solo/Duo)

  • Playing the Harp since he was 14 years of age

  • Co-host Juke Joint Jam @ Bradfordville Blues Club, Tallahassee, FL since June 2021

  • Member North Central Florida Blues Society, First Coast Blues Society, Suncoast Blues Society and Wiregrass Blues Society

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MUSIC SAMPLES

Phenomenal old school blues show and line-up! Thanks, gang! ~ Gary Anton (BBC owner), March 19, 2023 Bradfordville Blues Club

Who's that harp man,,,(bad boi)!!! ~ JW Gilmore (and the Blues Authority), March 19, 2023 Bradfordville Blues Club

It is tough being a good harpmonica player ~ Ben Kaplan, WCTV Tallahassee, after hearing "JC" -  March 23, 2023

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