Young blues that respects it’s influences.  Brushing Hendrix, Sly, and Otis Rush with a Detroit rawness that elicits darkness and beauty.  This is a very powerful record that invites a guitar player’s appreciation.  Highly recommended. ” - Gary Louris

— The Jayhawks


Brett Lucas

Guitarist Singer Songwriter Producer

Brett Lucas is a multifaceted guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer, who started his career at a young age performing in Detroit’s Blues scene.  He received his Jazz Studies degree from Wayne State University.  As a guitarist, Brett has played along side some of Detroit finest Blues artists including Thornetta Davis, Jimmy McCarty, Johnnie Bassett and is currently the music director and guitarist for living soul legend Bettye Lavette.  Brett has written and released four solo albums including his most recent Soul and Courage (2019).  He has produced albums for Jeremy Spencer (of Fleetwood Mac fame), Tosha Owens and others.  Brett has performed on stages across the world including the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Byron Bay Blues Festival (Australia), Carnegie Hall and on many TV appearances including Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Austin City Limits among others. 

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Soul and Courage

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Soul and Courage is Brett's most recent release and his most aggressive Blues based album to date. This energetic album recently won Outstanding Blues Recording at the 2020 Detroit Music Awards. It will satisfy any Blues Rock fan with it's ripping guitar tones, gritty vocals and heavy hittin' band which features Chuck Bartels on Bass, Max Bauhof on Drums and Evan Mercer on Keys. Brett's single Good Deeds is rightfully placed as track 1. If you like this album, and own a record player, pick up a copy of Fortunate Man released on a vinyl 45. It features Side 1: Are You Listening, Side 2: Fortunate Man. Both albums were debuted at Brett’s momentous album release party, along with Tosha Owens EP Right Side of Love which he produced and co-wrote.

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