Bryce Janey began his career in his hometown of Marion, IA at the age of 13 in a blues-rock trio called The Janey?s. With his mother on drums and his father BillyLee on guitar, The Janey?s played regionally and nationally from Chicago to Los Angeles. They shared the stage with over 50 national acts, including Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Blues Traveler and Koko Taylor. Bryce released his first solo CD in 1996 and has released 6 more CDs since. His earlier reviews have gained national attention, including five stars from Blues Access Magazine (July 1998). The last two years Bryce has been living, writing and performing in eastern Iowa. His new songs were recorded at Catamount Studios in Cedar Falls, Iowa with gold record producer of Stone Sour, Tom Tatman. With a soulful voice and passionate lyrics, this reveals the truth of Bryce Janey as a singer, songwriter and musician?An Artist!

Bryce Janey

Bryce Janey began his career in his hometown of Marion, IA at the age of 13 in a blues-rock trio called The Janey's. With his mother on drums and his father BillyLee on guitar, The Janey's played regionally and nationally from Chicago to Los Angeles. They shared the stage with over 75 national acts, including Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Blues Traveler, Johnny Winter and Koko Taylor.

While still in The Janey's, Bryce began a solo career and released his first CD, Practice What You Preach, in 1996 on the independent label Hot Fudge Music. This release was later picked up by Cold Wind Records in Minneapolis, MN where Bryce began to showcase in local clubs like Whiskey Junction and BrewBakers.

Over the next few years, Bryce released two new CDs, Live at Checker's Tavern and Sweet Baby Jane. These early CDs have gained national attention and five star reviews from Blues Access magazine (1998) and great reviews from Blues Revue and Living Blues, among others.

In 2001, Bryce released Bare Wire, and began touring with his own band and with Iowa's own The Blue Band. Bryce played festivals and successful venues like B.B. King's in Memphis and Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. The Blue Band played venues in Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis, Nashville, Denver and Keystone.

Bryce Janey's influences include artists ranging from Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly, and Chuck Berry to Jimi Hendrix, Cream and The Band, in addition to many blues artists--Chicago style to Old Delta Robert Johnson. He also has a great love for country and folk music and tries to combine these into a melting pot genre of his own version of rock 'n' roll, county and blues with a touch of acoustic ballads and R&B. His voice likens Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and his guitar playing has been compared with Robert Cray and Buddy Guy.

Bryce's most recent release is 2010's Blues In My Soul on the Grooveyard Records label. Grooveyard also reissued 2001's Live at J.M. O'Malley's. These albums showcase Bryce's guitar work; live and in the studio! These two CDs are full of killer blues guitar riffage, a powerhouse band behind him, and include soulful blues singing of both old blues remakes and new originals.

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