Sunday

Interview with guitarist Stoney Curtis


Interview with guitarist Stoney Curtis of Stoney Curtis Band / Count’s 77

Quick Facts: 
Name:  Stoney Curtis
Birth date: February 9
Place of birth: Chicago
Favorite album of all time? Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
What is the first CD or LP you ever bought? KISS “Love Gun”
A guitar: Electric Guitar from K-Mart
Favorite musician: Too many to list… Prince is probably the baddest cat ever…
Favorite band or group: KISS, UFO, Black Crowes, Zeppelin, SRV, BB King, etc…
As you describe yourself ? Laid back, motivated, determined, loving, cuddly, crazy, fun, somewhat smart and handsome.. heheheee...

Stoney, what are your most recently completed projects? 
Stoney Curtis Band “Halo of Dark Matter” and COUNT’S 77 “Count’s 77”.

Who are your main musical and guitar influences? 
Robin Trower, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Michael Schenker, Ace Frehely, Jimmy Page, BB King, Jimi Hendrix…

Almost everyone has a song that is special, you would like to reveal what is your song special and why? 
“Harmony” of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road… Reminds me of my sister. We loved that song and álbum.

What has been the most exciting moment of your career thus far? 
Signing my record deal with Shrapnel Records and Mike Varney 10 years ago... Been working together ever since. He and the label are also the label for COUNT’S 77.

What is next for "Stoney Curtis Band", any new albums, or tours? 
I’ve been doing some Stoney Curtis shows when given the opportunity. The Count’s 77 band has kept me busy as of late. Look for more SCB dates coming up and another European tour soon.

What are your next projects? 
More Count’s 77 dates and recording and writing the next Count’s 77 Record during the holiday season.

To end the interview, a phrase you want to leave .... 
Don’t fake the funk!!!