The Sol Roots band performs a mix of raw funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul and hypnotic grooves. Sol is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, and blues legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.
The Sol Roots band has performed at many premier festivals and venues across the east coast US, and have shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, The Wood Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Roosevelt Collier, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Booker T Jones, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and more.
Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with a powerful group unique and talented band of musicians.
Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist and a "Next Generation" Music Maker Relief Foundation artist.
Sol Roots was awarded "Best Blues Act/Group" 2019 by The Wammies / The Musicianship (Washington DC Area Music Awards)
"A soulful blend of rock and blues with a natural stage presence" - Jambase.
"Sol Roots has a wealth of original music in rootsy styles and a killer approach to guitar playing. No wonder, since he spent years working with Music Maker Relief Foundation backing up the likes of Guitar Gabriel, Cool John Ferguson, Captain Luke, Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, Albert White, Cootie Stark, Robert Lee Coleman, Pura Fe and many more." - Roanoke Times
"Sol is an exceptional guitarist & a wonderful spirit....with an extraordinary ability to fit the perfect approach and composition."- Fred Cannon - a Senior VP at BMI
"Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer" - Jambase.
"Sol has a good touch in his music. He doesn't overplay and there is something calming (and respectful of music) in the way he approaches the songs. Being able to do that and maintain life and interest in a song is the sign of a real artist." - Walt Dubiel - Blues in The Night
"Sol is an impressive guitar player! Sol has an assured, confident voice that matches well with the bravado of his guitar playing. The album 'Freedom' proved to be quite a discovery for me.... "- J. Evan Wade - Home Grown Music Network
"Sol lays down a heavy groove! Sol fluently tears out rock, blues, reggae, and jazz, delivered with deep soul" - T. Duffy - President Music Maker Relief Foundation
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