BJ Big Jake Records
“Keeping Hot Blues Alive”
PO Box 313 Lake Mills WI, 53551
E-mail email@example.com 920-988-8544
Bluesman Paul Filipowicz
Paul Filipowicz is Wisconsin’s present day powerhouse of the electric blues guitar. His 35 plus years of sweat soaked incendairy no-holds-barred live performances have granted him rave reviews in over fifty publications like Living Blues, Big City Blues, King Biscuit Time, Blues Access, Blues Review, Real Blues, newspapers, web sites, and radio and satellite deejays around the world. His song writing and guitar work has been heralded as “Moving, direct and to the point” by none other than Chicago blues legend Jimmy Dawkins.
Paul’s five award winning albums are played on the Internet and on US radio and internationally. His recordings have charted #8 “Chinatown” and #25 “Midnight at the Nairobi Room” on the prestigious WKNON, Dallas TX, Living Blues Poll. His “Chinatown” earned Blues Album of the Year and Blues Artist of the Year 2005, Madison Area Music Awards and placed him #8 Chicago Blues New Releases 2004 from Real Blues magazine plus he has been listed on many other national and international radio and magazine charts. His songs have been used in the movie sound tracks “Night in the Hole” (Gila Monster Meidia) and “Serlian Blue” (Dadda Loco Productions).
In print and live Paul’s Hard-Core-Chicago sound has been compared to Buddy Guy, Hubert Sumlin, Magic Sam, Freddy King, Albert Collins, Son Seals, John Lee Hooker just to name a few.
Paul has logged thousands of miles in thousands of venues from roadhouses in Texas, Mississippi, Buddy Guy’s Ledgen’s in Chicago, Michigan, St. Louis, New Mexico, Colorado, concerts and festivals state side to gigs as far away as The River Sounds, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. He has been heralded in the press as “One of the Midwest’s best blues guitarists” and “Madison’s living legend”.
Paul’s list of artists with whom he has preformed is both extensive and impressive. They include Hound Dog Taylor, Luther Allison, Magic Slim, Clyde Stubbelifield, Jimmy Dawkins, Jim Schawall, Rev. Charlie Edmonds, Lucky Lopez, Milwaukee Slim, Lee Gates, Ken Sadayk, James Solderg, Lefty Dizz, Brian Lee, Madison Slim, Brewer Philips and to many more to list.
Pauls New Live Album “Chickenwire” Will Be ReleasedDec. 4th 07.