sound developed out of this very unique environment.
A world audience open to originality and American
music. Roots and Blues music mixed with island grooves,
latin percussion and Voodoo drums.Tobacco Road began
bringing touring Blues Bands to Miami and IKO-IKO
was there trading sets on two stages, all night long,
forty five on- forty five off, with just about every
major and minor Blues, Zydeco, and Roots band in America.
Albert King, Albert Collins, Koko Taylor, Sun Ra,
David Bromberg, John Hammond, an eleven year old Derick
Trucks, Diamond Teeth Mary McClain, The Nighthawks,
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dr. John, John Lee Hooker,
the list goes on and on.