About ’em

 The Blue Cats are veteran blues-jazz musicians, Rick Collura (elec. guitar), Terry Finneran (keys, vocals, blues harp, flute), Andy Smith (percussion), and York Procter (electric bass).  This quartet unites to bring you energy intensive, yet volume controlled original arrangements of favorites from their musical hip pockets. Their experiences include extended support time with local favorites (Willie Pooch, Tyler, Jim Lynch, Tony Monaco, Dave Workman, Bob Allen, Tom Carrol, Hank Marr, Dave Powers) as well as on stage experience with a variety of national acts including: James Brown, Albert King, Luther Allison, Johnny Winter, Tom Scott, Leo Kotke, Johnny Paycheck, Jesus Christ Superstar tour, Dane Donahue, The Griswolds, Ray Guy Blues Band, etc., etc.

You can hear them recorded live by clicking the “Listen Here” tab.

Blue Cats trioPerfect for a lighter, jazzier set on the patio or small venue.  Our Bose sound system output is clean and controlled.  Hear live clips by clicking the “Blue Cats Trio” tab.

CD work for friends: Rick is the featured elec. guitar on Funk-N-Blues with Willie Pooch and Tony Monaco.  Terry contributes keys and blues harp on ½ dozen tunes on The Griswold’s The Later it Gets, the Better I Feel plus piano, some vocals, and blues harp on DC Papke CDs: Restless Nights and Pilgrim Highway. His harmonica is featured on Sarah Goslee Reed’s Cowboy on the Highway title track.  These CDs are available at Amazon.com.

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