JL Stiles

JL Stiles

In an age where marketing rules the roost, JL Stiles remains a breath of fresh air. You may find Stiles alone in the wee hours plunking ragtime and Piedmont blues on his guitar like he was born a century ago or perhaps delivering the blues on his guitar and harmonica with much the same philosophy as Jimmy Reed. It is partly out of these foundations Stiles delivers a totally unique and raw sound tending toward the sweet and profound. A true maverick, Stiles neither throws away the past in the name of modern appeal nor does he eschew his cutting... more