Originally Posted by Drifter in the Dark
One of the best bands I've ever heard is from Birmingham: Oteil and the Peacemakers. Not only is Oteil Burbridge one of the best bass players alive today, the drummer, Chris Fryar, has jazz/rock chops like crazy.
I know all about Oteil, dude! My drum teacher has played with him AND my pastor at my church is close, personal friends with him. My pastor's been backstage at the Allman Brothers 12 times. He says the next time they come to Birmingham, he'll get me VIP passes, and he never goes back on his word.