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The Soul Shakers Rhythm Section is available for hire for live performances and studio work.



Phone: (570) 840-1501

From straight ahead blues to ripping funk to R&B, The Soul Shakers Rhythm Section has backed up some of the best in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

With Sharon O'Connell on Drums, Eric Brody on Keys and Bill Coleman on bass, they've been nominated three years running for the Steamtown Music Awards Blues Act of the Year.  For three years The Soul Shakers Rhythm Section also hosted the annual "Winter Blues Guitarmageddon" shows at The Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple and produced two CDs from those shows.

The Soul Shakers have conducted a monthly blues jam at Arlo's Tavern since 2014 featuring some of the best local and regional blues players including:

Slam Allen

Murali Coryell

Phyllis Hopkins

Gabe Stillman Peter Florance

Clarence Spady

Teddy Young

Mike Miz

Dana Gaynor

Chris London

Joe Libertucci

Randy Light

Matt Bennick

Lee Delray

Jesse Mower

Dustin Douglas

View some videos from the Soul Shakers backing various blues artists at the Winter Blues Guitarmageddon Shows: