BLACK MAGIC JOHNSON
Reggie Britton has been known for his fun collection of southern delta and Chicago new age blues. He may have been pumping originals and covers for only the past 26 years but he’s been playing the blues for over 30 years with some of the old greats like “Eddie Snow & the Snow Flakes, Oysters Rockefeller, Tom Irwin and many other music groups. The players in his band, Dan Grover, Alexis Rodgers, Robert Hagler and Willie Chrismon, bring over 60 years of experience to the table. Also BMJ has opened for some of the greatest blues acts around today such as KOKO Taylor, David Dee, Lonnie Brooks and Ronnie Baker Brooks just to name a few. In 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011,2014 & 2015 BMJ was nominated and won best blues act in central Illinois and performed at the Great Performers of Illinois concert at Chicago’s Millennium Park with KOKO Taylor, David Dee and many more in 2006. BMJ recorded their first CD titled Food for Thought in 2005, “Call Me in 2012 & and a new one “Walk With You Baby 2015. Which features a lot of guess like “James Armstrong, Frank Parker, Lawrance Baulden, Brook Thomas, John T. Crisp Jr., David Lumsden & Mark Russillo. In 2010 BMJ became the official blues band of the Springfield Milers Motorcycle Club and the most popular act among other Motorcycle Clubs and Blues Societies Wineries & music festivals throughout Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri and other surrounding states.