Bio

picture:  Bill LeBlanc
Bill LeBlanc

Bill LeBlanc - Bass

Bill LeBlanc grew up in Southwest Louisiana and began playing electric bass at the age of 13. His love for the instrument has never faded. 

Bill is one of the most sought after electric bassist in southwest Louisiana when he allows time away from his own band to work as a freelance artist. He has been a member of over thirty bands in Louisiana over the years, including such notable names as: The Andy Smith Band, Warren Storm, The Boogie Kings, Sammy K (an 80s band with members Sammy Kershaw, Kip Sonnier, and Rick Lagneaux), Danny Collette, The Lafayette Bayou Boys, (the official band of the the Lafayette Tourism Commission, with self-titled cd), EXCELLO and BLACK TOP recording artist Carol Fran and the late Clarence Hollimon (Delta/Texas blues legends, Clarence being the guitarist on the original recording of Charles Brown's "Please Come Home for Christmas"), Pine Top Perkins and the Chicago All-Stars (Chicago piano legend), Percy Sledge, Keith Blair, Ronnie Vice Band, The Horizon Band, Lenny McDaniel, David Egan, Big Luther Kent, Greg Martinez, The Steve Adams Network, GG Shinn and T.K. Hulin and Smoke.

Bill has recorded with several artists from the Lafayette area in the styles of Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Cajun, as well as Country and Western.

Bill's musical performances have taken him on numerous travels throughout the United States, including: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Washington D.C., (Seattle,) Washington, as well as a 30 day tour of Canada and Japan. Bill has performed at numerous festivals, clubs, corporate conventions, and other private functions. He has also performed at the New Orleans Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, and the Park Tower Blues Festival in Tokyo, Japan.  

Bill currently performs weekly throughout Southwest Louisiana with his band of five years, Bill’s Blues Cruise (a.k.a., B.B.C.). Requested for performances in a variety of venues, including clubs, festivals, restaurants, Mardi Gras Balls, and weddings. B.B.C.’s motto is "Rhythm and Blues for Dancin’ Shoes!"

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Larry Max

Larry Max - Guitar

Larry was born in Viginia,began performing on stage when he was 12. This accomplished guitarist worked in over 42 states in show bands for over 5 years. He played then stayed in Lafayette in 1980 and fell in love with the culture-people-music scene.

He has worked/recorded with TK HULIN-WARREN STORM-PERCY SLEDGE-GG SHINN-DAVID EGAN-GREG MARTINEZ. Received his MASTERS DEGREE IN MUSIC FROM ULL in 2002.

 He will shock you with instrumentals from funk-latin-soft jazz-his love of the guitar is self evident. Listen to him and you will not believe one musician with one guitar can do so much while singing harmony.

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Steve Adams

Steve Adams - Drums

Born and raised in (Algiers-Gretna) New Orleans area. Performed on Bourbon Street and  in THE FRENCH QUARTER for over 25 years as a VOCALIST and as one of best DIXIELAND & BLUES drummers. Frontman/LEAD VOCALIST at JELLYROLL'S w/his 10 piece group featuring 4 incredible horns,(hired for 2 weeks-but played there for 2 years to a packed house).Toured in Finland,Italy for blues festivals. Steve has performed with Ernie K-DO ("MOTHER-IN-LAW"),WALTER "WOLFMAN" WASHINGTON,and many more artists from NEW ORLEANS as well as GREG MARTINEZ,TK HULIN AND GG SHINN and JERRY (COUNT JACKSON) LACROIX.His soulful voice-his funky drumming-and his witty/party personality is truly infectious. You will be singing and swinging, dancin' and prancin', and you will come back for more.

Steve is musical storyteller,skilled musician and accomplished performer.His real genius is his ability to reach deep inside a song and deliver to his listeners, heart to heart and soul to soul.

The BBC BAND W/STEVE ADAMS has the ability to span a range of musical genres and periods,from chart dominatig songs to the one hit wonders.Look at the songlist and listen to the live recordings-I am sure you will agree that this band can make any occassion one to remember.