(2015/Bejeb) 11 tracks. Extraordinarily talented blues singer, songwriter and arranger Deb Ryder teams up with a legendary and award winning team of blues musicians for her latest release 'Let It Rain'. The recording features 11 originals by Deb that are a celebration of the Blues - from classic to modern, Chicago to New Orleans with a little Gospel and Jazz thrown in for added spice. Produced by Tony Braunagel and Ric Ryder this highly anticipated album is the real deal! Features drummer Tony Braunagel, keyboardist Mike Finnigan, guitarists Johnny Lee Schell, Kirk Fletcher and Alber Lee, harpist Kim Wilson and many more.Test It!
Born just outside Chicago, Deb began appearing on stage at an early age at her step father’s famous nightclub the Topanga Corral, opening for such legends as Etta James, Big Joe Turner and Taj Mahal. Deb’s vocals have been described as powerful, whiskey soaked, a force of nature, reminiscent of her major influences, Koko Taylor and Etta James. Her stage presence is captivating! She takes you on a sonic journey of pure energy, serving up a savory blend of R&B, soul, and roots based blues that have garnered rave reviews and sustained chart topping acclaim throughout the U.S, Canada and Europe. Deb writes all her own material with lyrics that paint a personal and gritty picture of life and love that lead you from the very heights to the depths of the blues. With her signature arrangements and impeccable songwriting, you can expect her to continue to imprint her indelible mark on the blues world now and in the future.
2016 and 2017 Grammy Ballot for Best Contemporary Blues Album 2016 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee - Sean Costello Rising Star Award 2017 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee – Female Blues Artist