BOB MARGOLIN is prominent in today’s Blues scene. He tours worldwide at festivals, concerts, clubs and workshops. His self-titled album reveals thelatest from the 2017 Blues Music Award winner for Best Male Traditional Blues Artist. Just released by the VizzTone Label Group (Bob is a founding partner), six new original songs are his Blues for today’s world. He also interprets nine songs he learned “back in the day” from his legendary friends Muddy Waters,The Band, Johnny Winter, Jimmy Rogers, Snooky Pryor, Pinetop Perkins and James Cotton. From 1973-‘80 Bob played guitar in Muddy Waters’ band, appearing on all the albums Muddy made then and at special shows like TheLast Waltz. Since 1980, Bob performs his own songs, but still honors his historic and personal connection to Muddy Waters.
JIMMY VIVINO serves as the Music Director on the TBS late night showCONAN. Vivino has been a consistent element in O'Brien's late night career,starting with the first episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien in September 1993. In June of 2008 Vivino moved from New York to Los Angeles and worked as Music Director/guitarist/arranger on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, The Legally Prohibited from Being on Television Tour and currently leads Jimmy Vivino and The Basic Cable Band on CONAN. In addition to his solo work, Vivino plays with the successful Beatles tribute band The Fab Faux. Vivino has also recorded and played live with such legends as Johnnie Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, Levon Helm and Al Kooper. Earlier in his careerJimmy got his start producing playing and arranging for such artists as PhoebeSnow, Laura Nyro, John Sebastian and Donald Fagen. “I’m just a Bluesman with a pretty good job”