Biog

  • Johnny Hewitt is from the Northwest of England and is best known as the Harmonica player / Vocalist for Smokehouse,a Chicago/ West Coast style Blues band and for his work alongside his good friend Tommy Allen in their Dynamic Blues Duo. Johnny has worked the british blues scene for more than 15 years and has been playing Blues harmonica for 30 years, his tone and passion is evident in his live performances.

    His love for blues music and for the lives and personalities of the musicians, started at age 16 when he heard harmonica players such as Little Walter, Sonny boy Williamson II & Big Walter Horton on the radio, later on he found the modern greats like William Clarke,Kim Wilson and favourite guitarists Alex Shultz and Junior Watson.

    He continues to perform at Blues Festivals/clubs across the UK and around Europe and teaches at various Harmonica events.

    Johnny also plays sideman to various Blues artists from around Europe & the USA including (Watermelon Slim,Shar Baby,Louisiana Red,Leo 'Bud' Welch, Pete Price and the late great Mojo Buford
                 

    Blues Duo Myspace Site & Facebook

    http://www.myspace.com/tommyallenjohnyhewitt
    https://www.facebook.com/tommyallen.johnnyhewitt?ref=tn_tnmn

  • Smokehouse Myspace site;

    http://www.myspace.com/smokehousebluesband