Billy Hector's 10-song CD recorded and mixed at Jankland Studio in Belmar by owner Steve Jankowski, Billy, and his wife and longtime band mate Suzan Latovica.
Joining Billy are a roster of all-stars - : Suzan (backing vocals); Steve Jankowski (trumpet) ; drummers: Sim Cain (Rollins Band , Ween) ; Ernest " Boom " Carter ( E Street Band);bass players: Wilbo Wright (Chris Harford , Yo-La Tengo , Toshi Reagon) and Tim Tindall (Bill Perry , Christine Santelli) ; keyboardists : David Nunez (Glen Burtnik) and Ed Alstrom (Herbie Hancock , Chuck Berry , Bette Midler);and saxophonists Tommy LaBella (Jon BonJovi , Bobby Bandiera band , The Rascals , Max Weinberg , Lisa Sherman) and John Martin ( Aretha Franklin , Darlene Love , Little Steven Van Zandt ) - all horn charts arranged by Billy himself.
Billy Hector - winner of the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation "Lifetime Achievement Award " - is a celebrated guitarist, his explosive live shows have thrilled crowds at sweaty juke joints, rowdy roadhouses, and massive festivals - and every venue in between. Billy's spellbinding guitarwork easily stretches the boundaries between loud, incendiary rock; stylish full-blown blues; and dynamic slide guitar work.
"Rock Night In Jersey " delivers a one-two punch that is powerful enough to push the blues into many new directions. Soul, blues, rock, rhythm and blues, it's all delivered with pure energy, heart, and electric guitar work. This release is really remarkable in its assemblage of first - rate, all-star musicians. Deeply personal, plenty of percussion-driven blues influenced rock and roll, " Rock Night in Jersey”: is good time music that runs all the bases with ease, every track a hit.
Billy has always drawn high praise from some of the biggest names in music, generating plenty of mutual respect and long-lasting friendships. He continues to entertain fans around New Jersey, with an almost non-stop gig schedule, heading out across the country at times, inspiring future generations of performers, unleashing his signature brand of blues-rock on fans of all ages.
"Ladies and Gentlemen, report to the dance floor for your dose of Fender Therapy. It is a Rock Night in Jersey “.
Guitarist, song-writer, bandleader, producer, arranger, Billy is a prominent fixture on the Jersey Shore Blues Scene. "Rock Night In Jersey " is a treat for blues fans who will be pleased to own this collection of first-rate tracks from one of the finest guitarists around.