I have been a recording and performing musician since 1963. Over the years I have played and performed many different styles of music. Rock, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Country music.
As a young musician in the early 70's I could be found gigging around the Southern California scene with various bands and performing as a soloist.
I have been working with Big Daddy's Blues Band since 1989. The Big Daddy's Blues Band has been a working band for over 30 years,
Smokin Joe Pilloud
Dr. Pilloud has been a recording and performing musician since age 13. Over the years he has played and performed many different styles of music. Rock, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Country music have all had the Dr Feel Good treatment through the decades.
As a young musician he could be found gigging around the Southern California scene with various bands and performing as a soloist. In the early seventies, San Luis Obispo became home and many of the performing bands on the central coast have included Dr Pilloud on the roster. Smokin Joe Pilloud has also written, recorded and performed popular local commercials on the central coast. For the past 12 years he has performed with and written for Big Daddys Blues Band. (www.bigdaddysblues.com). A recent newspaper article wrote:
Over the years Big Daddy's Rhythm and Blues Band has been the opening act for a wide variety of blues and jazz artist's including Jimmy Witherspoon, Honey boy Edwards, Cash Mcall, Carey Bell, Red Holloway, Howlin Wolf, Debbie Davis and more recently Tom Scott, John Mayall , James Cotton, Ron Thompson and the Resistors and Corby Yates to name a few.
The music of Big Daddy's Rhythm and Blues Band pulls all ages of blues lovers out to boogie. Young and old alike come out to party with this dynamic and danceable band. The band has paid their dues working the clubs and concert circuit along the West coast. Fans have found that Big Daddy's smokin' versions of old favorites and the band's house rockin' originals keep 'em comin' back for more. This mix of old and fine new music has created a loyal following in their home town of San Luis Obispo and everywhere they perform