Blue Madness
Luna Records
Blue Madness plays a spectrum of blues: Texas, Chicago, Delta, Kansas City jump and Southern blues-rock, with the dynamic arrangements, sophisticated guitar, rocking slide guitar and jazzy vocals that have distinguished Madis' style since his Chicago days in the 1970s. Over the years, Madis has performed with Robben Ford, Sunnyland Slim, Big Walter Horton, James Cotton, Little Charlie & the Nightcats, Deacon Jones and many more. He has released five solo CDs, has music on four film soundtracks and has received acclaim from Washington Blues Society, NAMA, Kerrville Folk Festival, Northwest Folklife and Billboard Song Festival. He has taught blues guitar for National Guitar Workshop, Canada's Guitar Workshop Plus, U of Washington Experimental College and on more than 150 online instructional videos.
" Few in town can rival Eric's tone on guitar and his vocals are clear, emotive and vibrant....goes from deep blues to quite jazzy, showing tremendous versatility.." - Malcolm Kennedy, Washington Blues Society

"Lovely modern blues playing linked back to the tradition." - Chris Lunn, Ancient Victorys

"Great, effortless guitar the slide work" - JW McClure, Victory Review

" Fresh, original blues." - The Stranger

"...not afraid to turn it up and get down, but with a strong jazz content running through it that's never lost."
- Mark Dalton, Caldonia's NW Blues Page
Eric Madis Martin Rush Brad Stoll Norm Bellas Ron Weinstein
Drown in My Own Tears Walking Blues Coming Home Baby Come On In My Kitchen/I Ain't Superstitious
Trio: "Something Time Can't Take Away" "How Long Blues" "North Wes" "Don't Go No Further"
Quartet: "Back in Your Arms Again"
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