Joe Stuby & Rocking Horse
A sound deeply rooted in the blues with a hard hitting heavy funk/rock groove is what you will hear when Joe Stuby & Rocking Horse perform. Influences such as Jimi Hendrix, Paliament/Funkadelic, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Allman Brothers and Sly Stone form the core of the sound as spontaneity and improvisation highlight their live shows. This Blues/Funk/Rock JamBand crossover provides an exciting and passionate journey every time they take the stage.
Guitarist/Songwriter/Vocalist Joe Stuby has worked and performed with some of the top names in Blues, Funk & Rock both from the legends that have built the genre to some of the top artists performing today. Most notably Stuby was mentored by Funk legend Bernie Worrell , the keyboard and musical mastermind behind Parliament Funkadelic as well as the Talking Heads. He has recorded and co wrote 30 songs with Worrell that are included on the records "Cosmic Soul" and "Ying is Yang". Stuby also has performed and recorded with Rock Soul legend Buddy Miles. Buddy appears on Stuby's 1st record "Searching the Constellations for Love" Buddy Miles played drums live and on record with Jimi Hendrix (Band of Gypsys), Carlos Santana, Greg Allman, Stevie Wonder and many others.
Joe has also recently performed with two of the top guitar upcoming guitarists in the US , Brandon "Taz" Niederauer and Marcus King. The band has opened for many top artists suchs as the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Ana Popvic, 420 Funk Mob, Indigenous, Brando Niederauer, and many others
The band is a very powerful trio that brings back the energy of the Band of Gypsys, Cream and Govt Mule. This is a live show you have got to experience to fully appreciate!!