The Eric LaVALETTE Band was created in August 2004, the group opened the Ségoufielle Rock & Blues Festival preceding Joan Shaw Taylor and played its electric Blues. Later on, the band played also with Little Bob, Jean-Jacques Milteau, David Evans, Dr Feelgood, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Big Ed Sullivan, The Pretty Things and Johnny Winter.
Le Bikini Toulouse 2011
After their first CD "No Land 's Man" in 2007 , the band won an award at the "Blues sur Seine" contest. in 2013, "Delenda Carthago" was praised by the Blues press and designated as album of the year by some. Time has come to complete this decade with a new album.
CD "Delenda Carthago" Blues Magazine n° 71
This record affirms it continuity of the previous albums playing the music we would like to hear, with no restriction of genre or musical style, although Blues and Rock'n'roll remain the major ingredients of our music.
Le Bascala ELB & Johnny Winter 2013
Our two previous CDs have allowed us to participate in numerous festivals all over France, sharing the stage with legends like Johnny Winter, Little Bob, The Pretty Things, Dr Feelgood, Mighty Mo Rodgers or JJ Milteau.
This third CD with a dozen original titles will be our new reference to convince programmers and head for new projects and dedicated to our audiences, who have encouraged us during our twelve-year career without the support of any record company or distributor.
Jazz sur son 31 2015
from left to right : Greg LAMAZERES (harmonica, vocals), Jérémy CAZORLA (drums, vocals), Eric LaVALETTE (guitars, lead vocals), Jeff CAZORLA (bass, vocals)
Jazz & Blues Léognan 2015 ELB & Mighty Mo Rodgers