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King Solomon Hicks

“King” Solomon Hicks is a 23-year-old guitarist/vocalist from the upper Westside of New York City aka Harlem NY. At the age of 13 Solomon started playing with the Cotton Club 17- piece band as Lead Guitarist and still continues to perform there. He has played the KISS Kruise V, 2017Joe Bonamassa Blues Cruise [booked for 2019], Spain [Festival De Blues BÉJAR-Blues CAZORLA-San Javier] Jazz Marciac in France and the Tokyo Cotton Club He has been featured in The Washington Post, New York Daily News, The New York Times, Amsterdam News, November 2016 front cover of Blues Blast magazine, Montana’s Bigfork Eagle, New Jersey Jazz Society News and the PBS TV series American Music. Solomon has performed with Tony Bennett, The Destroyers [George Thorogood], Neal Evans [Soulive], Jimmy Vivino [Bandleader/Conan Show], Sam Moore, Marcus King, Stax Songwriter William Bell, John Nemeth, Blind Boy Paxton, Roger Earl [Foghat], Kim Simmonds [Savoy Brown], Davy Knowles, Ne-Yo, Jon Hendricks, Mike Stern and Lee Ritenour. 

He performs regularly in NYC at The Iridium, BB Kings, Ashford and Simpson’s Sugar Bar, The Red Rooster, Terra Blues, Minton’s Playhouse and Ginny’s. Solomon has taught music at the Children’s Aid Society, is a Harlem Arts Alliance member, supporter of the NYC Jazzmobile and a member of The Blues Foundation in Memphis. His 1st Major release on Mascot Label group will hit the streets in Early 2019. Solomon Loves LaBella Strings, uses Supro Amps and plays a Benedetto GA35 Guitar. 

His Touring band includes Drummer Alan Evans who is a Founding member of Soulive and Matador! SoulSounds and Bass Player Kirk Yano a multiple Grammy-winning Recording engineer.