Washington Blues Societies winner for the 2016 International Blues Challenge, The James Howard Band is the serendipitous collision of four Seattle based musicians, each with a world trajectory of experience and influence that provides substance and dimension to their brand of the blues. The band is centered around Howard’s guitar mastery, catchy songwriting and soulful vocals. The JHB rhythm section is fueled by bass virtuoso Farko Dosumov, the creative drumming of John Stout and B3 maestro Frank Holman. Sparks ignite when this Seattle A-Team hits the stage with a sound that takes traditional blues and does something truly unique with the genre. The James Howard Band has what it takes to lift the blues to the next level.