Smokin' Joe Kubek
( artist bio )

CD cover Bite Me! (Bullseye Blues, 2000)
"Forget about the 'post-modern Texas blues' label that some eager liner notes guy pasted on this CD ó this is plain and simple one of the best working bands out there, and while itís not all blues, it IS all business. Extra grits, hold the jive." -- Blues Access

CD cover Take Your Best Shot (Bullseye Blues, 1998)
"Texas Rock never had it so good. The mixture of sounds and voicings in the music of Smokin' Joe Kubek is rich with variety. Bnois King lays down a rhythm foundation that is unmatched by anything else in the genre which allows Smokin' Joe's creative guitar solos to soar..." -- Blues On Stage

CD cover Got My Mind Back (Bullseye Blues, 1996)
"They don't call him 'Smokin' ' for nothin'. Smokin' Joe Kubek slings a mighty hot guitar. Put that together with the hurt-so-good vocals of Bnois King and you have just the right recipe for the blues -- Texas style." -- CD Review

CD cover Cryin' For The Moon (Bullseye Blues, 1995)
"King's laid-back, jazzier contributions on his hollow-body Gibson mesh perfectly with Kubek's steel-fisted, velvet-gloved approach to the blues. Pure blues, too; not a drop of rock. These cats are clean!" -- Jazztimes

CD cover Texas Cadillac (Bullseye Blues, 1993)
"Smokin', yes, but the Dallas-bred, Freddie King-influenced Kubek, is also a very tasteful guitarist, careful to make each note count." -- Washington Post

CD cover Chain Smokin' Texas Style (Bullseye Blues, 1992)
"This generous 13-cut release has this Dallas blues band covering a huge territory stylewise, which clearly defines their inherent power, talent and soul." -- Blues Access

CD cover Steppin' Out Texas Style (Bullseye Blues, 1991)
"Great lowdown Texas-style blues, the real thing . . . watch out for these guys!" -- Jimmie Vaughan

CD cover The Axe Man (Double Trouble, 1990)
This is Smokin' Joe's first CD. It contains 12 covers, including songs by T-Bone Walker, Willie Dixon and Freddy King. This disc is a very rare import. If you ever find a copy, buy it! -- Blues Internet

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