Brothers N' Blues
Brothers N' Blues was formed in Southern Calif in 1999. Led by guitarist/songwriter Mark Sells on the Fender Strat, their live performances and music has been likened to Stevie Ray Vaughan/Double Trouble, Hendrix, Santana, F. King, Clapton, C. Duarte, Trower, Collins, Buddy Guy, & Ronnie Earl. The band includes Mark Sells-guitar, Bill Leyva-bass, Andy Mendoza-drums, Mike Rincon-Hammond B3, and David Urquidi-Sax. David Urquidi who recorded and mixed our new CD,is also currently playing Baritone Sax for the Latin Grammy winning Poncho Sanchez Band. Some notable performances for BnB over the last 5 yrs include several appearances at BB Kings Blues Club, Los Angeles. Blues great Tommy Castro personally invited Mark & BnB to open for him on New Years Eve 2001 at BB Kings. BnB was also the "house" band at BB Kings "Blues brunch" for several weeks. BnB has also appeared on various local/national Cable TV shows. On one national Cable TV show called "Music Thru the Years" BnB was a featured guest along with Ike Turner and Alex Ligertwood (singer for Santana)
All the members of BnB have a strong faith in Christ, the band continues to play at church outreaches, charity fund-raisers, car shows, prisons, biker rallys, etc. BnB has also played several concerts with blues harpist Darrell Mansfield and has also shared the stage with Two or More, The Kry, and John Gibson.