The Fremonts are a West Coast blues band that draws influence from
several regional styles of rhythm and blues. From the hypnotic drones of
Slim Harpo's Scratch My Back; to hard swinging tunes of West Coast
Pioneers Lowell Fulson, Pete Lewis and Pee Wee Crayton, the Fremonts
remain dedicated to the electric blues of the 1940's and 50's while
working hard to create a sound that is unique to the band. The Fremonts
feature Manhattan, Kansas native, Mighty Joe Milsap on vocals,
Joe "Joey Boots" Zito on bass, Kurt Kalker on drums, Troy "Pony Boy"
Sandow on Harmonica, Smedley B. on piano, and the "Evil Twins" Pat Skog
and Tony Tomlinson on guitars. Members of the Fremonts have shared the
stage with Billy Boy Arnold, Mark Hummel, Big Jay McNeely, Nappy Brown,
Sam Taylor, James Harman, and Carey Bell. From BB King's to Blind Melons
and the Belly up, from Harvelle's to the Blue Café, from the Tucson Blues
Festival to the San Diego Blues Festival, this group of seasoned
professionals has played nearly every major blues venue in the Southwest.
Don't let the 50's B-Movie camp fool you; the Fremonts are serious players
with extra swingability!