SEEKINGLead Guitar, Keyboard, Background Singer.
Contact me at BlackAngel805 (at) (dot) com. Black Angel has been a Rolling Stones style rock n roll band since 1999. Right now our line up consists of J. C. Martin on lead vocals and guitar; Pat Woods on drums and Alexey Udalov on bass. Black Angel is now located throughout the SF Bay Area. We have played all the major Los Angeles clubs including The Roxy, B. B. King's Blues Club, The Gig, The Coach House, SIR showcases, Rusty's Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica pier, etc. Since moving to Santa Clara, we have played San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Cruz and other local clubs. We have played many times at the Off The Grid Fort Mason San Francisco shows in front of 7,000-10,000 people. Former band members include Audrey (Mrs. Ike) Turner and Ronnie Turner (son of Ike and Tina Turner), Danny Darling (drummer for Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Leon Russell, Johnny Winter and Lucinda Williams) and Ernie and Cory Orosco (Strawberry Alarm Clock). Our song, "One Beer" was selected as the Song Of The Year for 2007 by Chuck Eddy, senior music editor of Billboard Magazine. The two Black Angel albums released in 2007, "O' California" and "O' Santa Barbara" were each ranked in the Top 30 albums of the year for 2007 by writers for Billboard Magazine and Rolling Stone magazine. The album, "O' San Francisco" was released on March 15, 2009. If you want to hear more Black Angel music and would like to see more pictures, please go to: ./BlackAngelBand.
Since 2011 Black Angel has released the following albums:
Hard Livin', Hard Times
Go Bernie Go (benefit album for Bernie Sanders 2015)
Big Big City, Bright Bright Lights
Blue Wave (benefit album for Bernie Sanders 2019)
You Can Count On Me
We practice at Soundwaves Studio in Oakland.
We are currently working on another new album.
BLACK ANGEL CALENDAR
June 9 American Cancer Society Benefit "Run For Life" South San Francisco High School, Saturday 5:00-6:30 p.m.
June 16 The Stork Club, Oakland, Saturday 10:00 p.m.
June 17 LUVER Radio and Berkeley Public Television show, Berkeley, CA 4:30 p.m. with DJ Frank Moore
July 5 The Rockit Room, San Francisco Thursday 8:00 p.m.
July 7 Serendipity, San Carlos Saturday 6:00 p.m.
July 13 St. James Gate Pub, Belmont, with Stealing 3rd Friday 9:30 p.m.
July 14 Moon’s Pub, San Mateo with Distorted Wasps Saturday 9:00 p.m.
July 19 Menlo Hub, Menlo Park 8:30 p.m.
July 20 Henfling’s Tavern, Ben Lomond (Santa Cruz County), CA 9:00 p.m.
July 26 Rolling Stones Tribute Show and Mick Jagger's 69th Birthday, The Stork Club, Oakland, Thursday 8:30 p.m.
August 3 Oakland First Friday Celebration, The Stork Club 7:15 p.m.
August 11 Henfing’s Tavern, Ben Lomond (Santa Cruz County), Saturday 9:00 p.m.
August 17 Apple Jack’s Inn, La Honda, CA Friday 9:00 p.m.
August 18 Longboard Margarita Bar, Pacifica Saturday, 9:00 p.m.
August 31 Fog Bank, Capitola (Santa Cruz County), Friday 8:30 p.m.
September 1 The Caravan Lounge, San Jose, Saturday, 10:00 p.m.
September 8-15 Black Angel on vacation….no shows
December 7 Fog Bank, Friday, Capitola (Santa Cruz County) 8:00 p.m.
January 26, 2013 Club Fox with Stealing 3rd, Redwood City, Saturday 9:00 p.m.
February 2- Caravan Inn, San Jose, Saturday 10:00 p.m.
February 4- Ex`pression College Basic Instrumental and v\ocal Tracking 12:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, Emeryville, CA
February 7, 2013 Berkeley Off The Grid, Thursday, February 7, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
February 11- Ex`pression College Basic Instrumental and vocal Tracking 12:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, Emeryville, CA
February 21- 19 Broadway, Fairfax 8:00 p.m. Thursday with Lucid Lion canceled……overbooked the show
February 23- Bobby D’s, Redwood City 9:00 p.m. Saturday
February 28- Presidio Yacht Club, Travis Marina, Sausalito, CA Thursday, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
March 8 Rooster’s Roadhouse, with Illogistical Research Dept. and Frantic Shaka, 1700 Clement Ave., 510) 337-9190 Alameda Friday, 9:00 p.m.
March 15- Ex`pression College Mixing and Mastering session 12:00-4:00 p.m., Emeryville, CA
March 16- 50 Mason Social House, San Francisco, Saturday, Rolling Stones Tribute Night canceled due to overbooking by an ex-employee
March 28 Haight Street Off The Grid, San Francisco, Thursday, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
April 19 Pine Street Bar & Grill 875 Rincon Ave. Livermore, CA, Friday, 9:00 p.m.
April 27 Rooster’s Roadhouse, with Saving Cadence, Bret Bradford and The Tide, 1700 Clement Ave., Alameda, Saturday, 9:00 p.m.
May 10 Henfling’s Tavern, Ben Lomond, Friday, 9:00 p.m.
May 18 50 Mason Social House, San Francisco, Saturday 10:00 p.m.
May 31 Off The Grid, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, Friday, 8:00 p.m.
June, 2017 San Mateo County Fair
- Screen name:
- Black Angel Band
- Member since:
- Jun 10 2008
- Active within 24 hours
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years together:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 1 time per week
- 53 years
Members Of Band
Lead singer/guitar player/songwriter/producer: J. C. Martin, Drummer: Pat Woods. Bass player: Alexey Udalov.
Guitars and amps from the 1960s and 1970s....Fender Telecaster, Fender Telecaster Custom, Gibson ES335, Gibson Les Paul Custom, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe amp w/ 4 ten inch speakers, Marshall JCM 900 amp. VOX 30 watt amp with Celestian blue speakers.
Voodoo Magic Track number: 1 Year: 2017 Album: LOVE*MOSCOW*MAGIC Genre: Classic Rock
A new Black Angel song....late 2017.
Big Big City, Bright Bright Lights
Big Big City, Bright Bright Lights Track number: 1 Year: 2016 Album: Big Big City, Bright Bright Lights Genre: Classic Rock
This was the title song to the album, "Big Big City, Bright Bright Lights". Great back up vocals by Courtney Grace.
Moscow Don't Believe In Tears
Moscow Don't Believe In Tears Track number: 3 Year: 2018 Album: LOVE*MOSCOW*MAGIC Genre: Electronic
Black Angel doing electronic music. Song written and produced by J. C. Martin. Singer: Courtney Grace. Band playing on song: Black Angel.
One Beer Track number: 2 Year: 2007 Album: O' California Genre: Southern Rock
The song, "One Beer", was selected as the Song Of The Year for 2007 by Billboard Magazine senior music editor, Chuck Eddy. It has received over 13,500 plays on www.MySpace.com/BlackAngelBand.
The Love That You Gave To Me
The Love That You Gave To Me Track number: 3 Year: 2018 Album: LOVE*MOSCOW*MAGIC Genre: Electronic
Black Angel's first venture into EDM music. Song written and produced by J. C. Martin. Song sung by Courtney Grace.
I've Got My Eyes On You, Baby
I've Got My Eyes On You, Baby Track number: 6 Year: 2009 Album: O' San Francisco Genre: Southern Rock
Our tribute to John Lee Hooker that ended up sounding like ZZ Top.
The Wild Life
The Wild Life Track number: 2 Year: 2009 Album: O' San Francisco Genre: Classic Rock
I'll Touch Yours, You Touch Mine
I'll Touch Yours, You Touch Mine Track number: 4 Year: 2007 Album: Real Music for Real People Genre: Classic Rock
This is a little Stones style rocker that is a great live song.
Shadows Track number: 12 Year: 2007 Album: O' California
Beautiful Women, Beautiful Eyes
Beautiful Women, Beautiful Eyes Track number: 1 Year: 2007 Album: O' California Genre: Classic Rock
This is one of Black Angel's more popular ballads.
Cute, Cute Track number: 1 Year: 2009 Album: O' San Francisco Genre: Classic Rock
This is a duet recently recorded with J. C. Martin and Shalonda Young.
Pink (Tunnel Of Love)
Pink (Tunnel Of Love) Track number: 1 Year: 2019 Album: You Can Count On Me Genre: Rock
Refurbished older Black Angel tune.
We will be auditioning drummers for live shows and recordings starting the week of September 6-11, 2011.
Black Angel is one of ten veteran bands including Paul Rodgers and Bad Company and Kool & The Gang signed on to this first year of the festival. Thirty youth bands will also be performing.