Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Sol Roots

Recommended if you like: Jon Cleary, Eric Lindell, The Wood Brothers, Mike Zito,

Story behind your band/artist name: Sol's band name has changed from just "Sol" to "Sol Creech Band" to "Sol & Funk Root" and now is just called "Sol Roots".

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Sol is based in DC, born in NC, lived in Virginia, Arizona, Tennessee, family in Brazil and Costa Rica and across the US.

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: The Sol Roots band performs a mix of New Orleans funk, raw blues, energetic rock, deep grooves, and southern soul. Sol is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, and blues legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.

The Sol Roots band has performed at many premier festivals and venues across the east coast US, and have shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk,The Wood Brothers, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Booker T Jones, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and more.

Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with a powerful group unique and talented band of musicians.

Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist and a "Next Generation" Music Maker Relief Foundation artist.

"Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer" - Jambase.

"Sol is an impressive guitar player! Sol has an assured, confident voice that matches well with the bravado of his guitar playing. The album 'Freedom' proved to be quite a discovery for me.... "- J. Evan Wade - Home Grown Music Network

"Sol is an exceptional guitarist & a wonderful spirit....with an extraordinary ability to fit the perfect approach and composition."- Fred Cannon - a Senior VP at BMI

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Main Genre: Blues

Other Genres: funk, soul, blues, rock, new orleans funk, deep blues, southern soul, hendrix rock, piedmont blues, funkadelic,