James Richardson is coming back to Natchez! The “Gulf Coast Blues Boy” plays Locust Alley on Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 8:30pm. With his show-stopping stage presence, Jimi Hendrix-style guitar licks and BB King facial expressions…Jamell Richardson is powerhouse of the Blues and will be an amazing live concert experience!
$10 Cover // Doors at 5:00pm // Starting at 8:30pm // 511 Main Street • Natchez, Mississippi
Mr. Jamell Richardson was born in Meridian, Mississippi and raised in the small town of Butler, Alabama.
Jamell’s musical journey all started shortly after the day he was born. His Grandmother who was a church pastor carried him to church with her every chance she could. By the age of oneJamell, was already being influenced by all the church musicians, with his grandmother taking notice to his interest in music she decided to buy him his first guitar. By age 11 he was already an active studio and church musician as well as a vocalist. With his inspiration spawning from being raised in the church, Jamell groomed his skills playing behind numerous gospel quartet groups, from Rance Allen, Paul Beasley, to Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp and a number of other well- known gospel acts. As he matured, Jamell began to expand his horizons by listening to B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Eric Johnson, and many more which lead to his growing interest in other genres especially the blues. By 2012 he was on the road touring and recording with the legendary Southern Soul Bluesman Mel Waiters. There is where he quickly began to shine being featured as Mel Waiters’ “Young Gun” and “Phenomenal Guitar Player” capturing every moment he was called on for his electric solos, he became a YouTube sensation and one of the most memorable parts of the show. Fall 2013 with Jamell’s music career taking off he also got introduced to acting, when he was cast as guitarist Jimmy Nolen in the upcoming movie “Get On Up,” (August 1, 2014 – Produced by Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer.
Admission Cost: $10 Cover