Deborah Stafford & The Night Stalkers
Deborah Stafford has been a staple of the Colorado Blues scene for a couple of decades. In 2021 she put together the band of her dreams with Deborah Stafford & The Night Stalkers. This band is Hot! Playing original R&B. Blues, Soul, Funk & Roots Rock, their horn-driven grooves will get you shakin' it. Their award-winning horn section, hot guitar licks by Jim DeSchamp, soulful keyboards by Tone Show, and the smoldering vocals of Deborah take this band to the next level. In May 2022 they made it to the semi-finals of The International Blues Challenge in Memphis and opened The Trinidaddio Blues Festival in August 2022 to rave reviews. They have now won the CBS Blues Challenge for the second year in a row and have just returned from Memphis and the 2023 IBC. This year they are slated to play Blues on the Mesa and Rock on the Rails among others. Deborah continues to make her mark as a singer and songwriter in the Blues world.
Great solid band with a big sound! Well written songs...
Seasoned and smooth. Horn section compliments this band very well...There is a lot going on up there & you guys make it look so easy. Great musicianship Wow! Nice! Splendid! Well Done!
"Ocean of Tears is a winner. If you don't do it, sell it to Ruthie Foster with horn band. Etta James would kill for that song. Nice Work!"
CBS & Memphis judges
The Night Stalkers Are:
Deborah Stafford - Vocals
Jim DeSchamp - Guitar
Bob Tiger - Bass
Tone Show - Keyboards
Doug "JJ" Murphy - Drums
Doug Rasmussen - Sax
Tommy Van den Berg - Trombone
Adisa Nickerson - Trumpet
Follow our journey at the International Blues Challenge on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheNightStalkersBand
Deborah Stafford & The Night Stalkers bring the power and excitement of a horn driven Blues band. With their killer horn section, hot guitar licks, soulful keyboards and smoldering vocals, their exciting brand of original Blues will have you shakin’ it. They come from Boulder, Colorado but the blues in their souls is from Beale and beyond. The Band features Deborah Stafford on vocals, Jim DeSchamp on guitar, Tone Show on keyboards, Bob Tiger on the bass, Doug “JJ” Murphy on drums, Doug Rasmussen on sax, Tommy Van den Berg on trombone, and Adisa Nickerson on trumpet.