By Sandy Zimmerman
(Photos by Sandy Zimmerman during the show and as indicated.)
I was invited to review the “Soul, Rock ‘N Blues” show and was happy to see a production show with such depth, such a mix of music and moods, especially the “BLUZMEN” because most tributes don’t include the Blues Brothers.
Brothers who began the concept of the Blues Brothers Band on Saturday Night Live? This whimsical, musical tribute t Blues was loved by the public.
Eric Martin and Carmen Romaro continue the tradition with their own Ultimate Tribute to the Blues Brothers. As the Bluzmen, a strong, very capable rendition of the originals, Eric and Carmen bring the joy of the blues music and recreate the enjoyment of the original stars.
It was a fun evening remembering the Blues Brothers! They work well as a duo with a quick repertoire of jokes and dances, my favorite were the surprise acrobatics, flips and handsprings during their show. This surprise adds so much to the show, it’s their own personal choreography crowning them as a special Tribute to the Blues Brothers with a flavor of their firstname.lastname@example.org www.thebluzmen.com;
Eric Martin was known in the industry for his portrayal as “Elwood” of “The Blues Brothers”. In 1988, Carmen Romaro answered an audition notice in the Review Journal. that read, “If you think you look or sound like John Belushi, call now.” “We auditioned for the producer of “Legends In Concert”, John Stuart and 3 days later we were in the show.
Eric and his partner Carmen Romano have been performing together as “The Blues Brothers” for 18 years in over 9000 shows. They were a staple in the award winning show,
“Legends in Concert” in Las Vegas, for an unprecedented 10 consecutive years!
Award-winning Talk Show Host Sandy Zimmerman has been involved in producing television programs, TV commercials, and travel specials for 25 years. Sandy is a syndicated Show and Dining Reviewer, Travel writer, Health Journalist, professional Photographer and talk show host of Sandy Zimmerman’s Las Vegas Show, the Las Vegas Today Show and Discover the Ultimate Vacation travel specials. For information or questions about any of Sandy’s columns, contact Sandy Zimmerman at: (702)-731-6491 or email: email@example.com