Our Story

The DogTown Blues Band

Richard Lubovitch (aka “Loob”):  Chicago Born Guitarist/Producer/Composer.  Richard played as short term replacement side man for many back in the day, such as Rufus Thomas Gatemouth Brown, and others.  Also partner and manager of The Track House Recording Studio in Van Nuys, Ca. for 10 years from 1991, until it closed in 2001, where he performed on many film sound tracks, TV shows and commercials, as well as produced many Blues and Jazz recordings.

Bill Barrett: Chromatic Harmonica, can be seen and heard with his band The Bastards of Belleville, a Gypsy Jazz Quartet, currently playing all over Southern California.  In 2014, he played with Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline on his Dirty Baby project, and was with Hazmat Modine for many years.  Bill is also featured on many great Jazz and Blues recordings.

Wayne Peet Organ/Piano/Keyboards/ Recording Engineer: Owner of Newzone Studio…A frequent collaborator with Nels Cline, also on the Dirty Baby Project.  He has also worked with such Jazz giants as Kenny Burrell, engineering and mixing his last five CDs and composed numerous film and television scores.

Lance Lee: Drummer.  Played with Diana Ross for 12 years, then was with Kenny G for years and continues to be one of the most sought after drummers for studio and touring in LA.

Trevor Ware: Upright Bassist.  Kenny Burrell’s regular bass player and the current bassist for The Count Basie Band.

Tom Lilly” Electric Bass.  Played with Lindsey Buckingham, Jefferson Starship and Edgar Winter back in the day, and recently 12 years with Beth Hart

Guest Players

Andrew Pask - Saxophones: Tracks 1, 7, 8

Dan Rosenboom – Trumpet:  Tracks 1, 7, 8

Marcus Watkins - Slide Guitar and Lap Steel: Boxcar 4468

Elington Peet – Drums: Boxcar 4468

Special Guest Artist Barbara Morrison: Vocals. Barbara Morrison has been pleasing audiences and garnering rave reviews for more than three decades.  In addition to a long list of her own recordings, she has worked with an A-List of “Who’s Who” in the Jazz world.  Barbara was born and raised a short drive from Detroit, Michigan. The young starry-eyed 10-year old launched her professional career with her first recording for a radio station in Detroit.  She moved to Los Angeles in 1973 and began to blaze a trail around the globe, delivering performances that keep audiences asking for more.  One of the hardest working and busiest Jazz and Blues entertainers in the business, Barbara Morrison has an impressive discography of recordings that include 3 Grammy nominations.  It is safe to say that she is among the most recorded Jazz and Blues artists of her generation.