Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots
Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots – with Pat Harrington on guitar, Terrence Grayson on bass and Billy Dean on drums – performed to a full house of “new friends” who were all mesmerized by Victor “the Piana from Savanah”.
Victor Wainwright is a world champion piano player, two times over! Not only is Victor one of the greatest blues piano players in the business, he’s also a world class entertainer and vocalist.
Blues Revue Magazine
Playing from a catalogue of audience favorites, Victor also gave previews of a new tracks from a forth coming CD in the new year. Victor, Terrence, Pat and Billy caught “at work”.
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Born in Savannah, Georgia, Victor’s childhood was filled with music. Surrounded by a musical family, Victor found himself emulating his Dad’s vocals and Grandfather Jessie’s boogie-woogie piano playing. Over the last decade he has broadened his artistic scope to encompass nearly every corner of the Blues. Victor’s star is definitely on the rise, having won the coveted Blues Music Award as “Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year” in both 2013 and 2014, as well as anchoring the acclaimed group, Southern Hospitality, whose “Easy Livin’” release made the Top 10 on the Billboard blues chart.