Chicago Blues review

A review from Chicago Blues Guide, below: “Fronted by the powerful, honey-voiced Kellie Gonzalez, led by drummer John Carr and featuring several of the top talents from Milwaukee, Wis., The Hungry Williams swing from the hip old-school in this set of horn-powered tunes derived from the intersection of blues, R&B, swing, doo-wop and jump…”

Blues Again

A review from Blues Again in Paris, France – translation below: “Of course, Milwaukee is the city where the Harley Davidson company was founded, but it is also the city where The Hungry Williams is based. This is what interests us because their album recorded in this same city is a real makeover, an opportunity… Continue reading Blues Again

Keys and Chords review from The Netherlands

Translated from Dutch, by Philip Verhaege: “New Orleans has always been unique among American cities. Multi-ethnic, Mississippi, its swamps, the voodoo scene and its delicious Creole cuisine are so specific. Jazz was born there, and in the 1950s New Orleans was also the source of a distinctive stream of R&B, blues and rock and roll.… Continue reading Keys and Chords review from The Netherlands

Blues N Roots Corner, The Netherlands

A great review from Blues N Roots in The Netherlands – following is the translation: “On the release sheet of the CD ‘Brand New Thing’ by The Hungry Willams, the band mentions that the shared love for early swinging Rock and Roll has brought the members of the band together and you can hear that… Continue reading Blues N Roots Corner, The Netherlands

Il Popolo Del Blues – Italy

A review from Italy! “A dip in the rhythm comes straight from Milwaukee in Winsconsin. It is here that drummer John Carr has decided to bring together a group of musicians linked to the rhytm’n’blues scene. The result is a mix of blues, rock, jump and swing that characterizes the whole album. The adventure companions… Continue reading Il Popolo Del Blues – Italy

Blues & Rhythm UK

Now Available In B&R 359 “It’s no coincidence that this Milwaukee band is called after the New Orleans drummer. Led by mid-west drummer John Carr and fronted by the personable vocalist Kelli Gonzalez, their style is big, swinging, and rocking. The repertoire is largely from the golden era of Crescent City R’n’B, including material from… Continue reading Blues & Rhythm UK

Crossroads France Review

CROSSROADS 15/03/21 à 19h, rediffusion le 20/03 à 18h, podcast sur www.radiogrilleouverte.com, Crossroads France “I like this album which is excellent from the 1st to the last track!” Bobby

Concert Monkey – Belgium

A review from Concert Monkey, in Belgium! Translation below: “The Hungry Williams is an American band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Legendary Midwest drummer John Carr decided to form a band that would play music that would put a smile on people’s faces and make people dance for joy. With singer Kelli Gonzalez, guitarist Joe Vent, keyboardist… Continue reading Concert Monkey – Belgium

Zicazine – from France!

Translated from French: “They had all played together at one point or another in their careers, but it is this time gathered within the Hungry Williams that these well-known musicians of the American scene come to serve us a pure cocktail of swing and jump deliciously bathed in the distant roots of rock and ingeniously… Continue reading Zicazine – from France!

Chicken Wilson Review

“This is one of those recordings that makes you feel good all over. Simply put, I’d have to describe it as a near perfect blues dance party…swinging blues and R&B that makes having a good time a sure bet…” – Bill Wilson