Leading Memphis Players Join Gifted Singer/Songwriter
Pictured at Ardent Studios in Memphis are (L-R) Billy Seward, guitar/vocals; Lucas Peterson, assistant engineer; Marc Franklin, trumpet; Jeff Powell, recording engineer; Al Gamble, keyboards; George Sluppick, producer/drummer; Landon Moore, bass; and Joe Restivo, guitar.
Gifted Soul/Blues singer/songwriter Billy Seward is recording his new album at Memphis’ legendary Ardent Studios with producer George Sluppick, who is also drummer on the project. Seward was joined by leading Memphis musicians Marc Franklin on trumpet and flugelhorn: Al Gamble on Hammond organ, Wurlitzer and piano; Landon Moore on bass; and Joe Restivo, guitar.
Producer George Sluppick comments, â€œI would categorize this as a soul record, but there is definitely a strong blues element thrown in there, too. Billy asked me to produce and put together a group more