Jeff "Jabo" Bihlman
Musicians Institute - Hollywood, CA - Guitar Institute of Technology, 1989
1997-Present - Lead Guitar/Lead Vox - The Bihlman Bros. - Chicago, IL
Toured US and Europe supporting 2 Steelhead Records releases both produced by Grammy Award winning producer Jim Gaines (SRV, Journey, Santana,Tower of Power). Appeared with BB King, Ray Charles, ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Jonny Lang, Jeff Healey, Ted Nugent, Koko Taylor, etc... Filled in for guitarist Bruce Kulick with Grand Funk Railroad. Perform over 250 electric and acoustic shows per year at world famous venues including: Tweeter Center - Chicago, Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, Interlochen World Center for the Arts - Interlochen, MI, The Kalamazoo State Theatre -CCB - Lisbon, Portugal, and The Blues Hall - Athens, Greece. Jeff has composed music for, and performed on award winning TV shows and has recently scored a documentary for CBS.

Press is sayin'

"Check out this masterful blues rocker..."
Album Network Magazine

"The Bihlman Bros. are simply unbelievable. With the right exposure, there'll be no stoppin' em."
Jim Gaines - Grammy Award winning Memphis producer

"The Bihlman Bros. are Incredible!"
Dave Clapper - WMFS Radio, Memphis

"Down ?n Dirty Blues Rockers......check it out!"
Radio and Records Magazine

"Driving 70s-style rockin? blues with sizzling guitar work from Jabo Bihlman....the combination is striking..."
Big City Blues Magazine

"Powerhouse blues rockers!"
Gig Magazine

"The Bihlman Bros. are on fire! Jabo is an incredible singer!"
Terri Ray - WKLT Radio

"With their high energy live show, The Bihlman Bros. have a tendency to work an audience into a frenzy..."
Detroit Blues Magazine

"The Bihlman Bros. are my kind of band!"
Son Seals

"Excellent!"
Chris Duarte

"The Bihlman Bros. are thoroughbreds!"
Kenny Aronoff

Similar Artists

Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, SRV, Allman Bros., Kings X, ZZ Top, Zeppelin, Son Seals..

Influences

Ayn Rand, Stanley Kubrick, Dante Alagierie, Kings X, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall, Clive Barker, Rush, Pink Floyd, Ry Cooder, my so-called life.

Bio

Jeff "Jabo" Bihlman

Musicians Institute - Hollywood, CA - Guitar Institute of Technology, 1989
1997-Present - Lead Guitar/Lead Vox - The Bihlman Bros. -Chicago, IL
EMMY Award winner for scoring the CBS Documentary "Surviving the Bradley"
Toured US and Europe in support of 2 Steelhead Records releases both produced by Grammy Award winning producer Jim Gaines (Tower of Power) . Appeared with BB King, Ray Charles, ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Jonny Lang, Blues Brothers, Hank Williams Jr., Ted Nugent and many others. Filled in for guitarist Bruce Kulick with Grand Funk Railroad. Has performed at world famous venues including: The World Theatre - Chicago, Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, Interlochen Center for the Arts - Interlochen, MI, Kalamazoo State Theatre - Kalamazoo, CCB - Lisbon, Portugal, and The Blues Hall - Athens, Greece. Jeff has composed music for, and performed on award winning TV productions, one of which is currently nominated for an Emmy Award. Bihlman Bros. have been featured in: GIG Magazine, Radio & Records, Album Network, FM QB, and have appeared on 4 Album Netwok Rock tune up CDs. Jeff has toured with Son Seals as band leader and recorded with Trey Anastasio of Phish on the Son Seals/Telarc release "Lettin Go", which won a WC Handy Award. Jeff is on the faculty of the National Guitar Workshop and WorkshopLive.


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