Born and Raised in Chicago, Illinois, Wayne Baker Brooks is considered one of today's top guitarists who's signature style
combines powerful vocals with liquid fire guitar playing that honors his rich blues heritage yet effortlessly expands the
boundaries of the genre.
In 1997 he formed the Wayne Baker Brooks Band. In 1998 he co-authored «Blues for Dummies» with his father Lonnie
Brooks and Rocker Cub Koda. He soon joined his father's band (Lonnie Brooks Blues Band) as his rhythm guitarist then
quickly became bandleader & musical director. With the release of his acclaimed debut CD «Mystery» «an album that
brilliantly draws on blues, blues rock, soul, funk and beyond» says All Music Guide, «Mystery» received multiple awards,
accolades, and praise from the music world.
Along with releasing «Blues for Dummies» & «Mystery» he was soon touring the world and featured on national TV programs
(including CNN's «Showbiz»), as well as endless national radio programs, performing at the 2003 Major League Baseball All-
Star Game in Chicago, and even performing for First Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton at Chess Studios (Willie Dixon Blues
Heaven Foundation) with legends Bo Diddley, KoKo Taylor, & Lonnie Brooks. At the conclusion of the band's explosive set,
Hillary stated, «My husband is going to be so jealous he missed this!».
Wayne Baker Brooks and his band continue to record, make appearances on TV, and play the world over with WBB's
signature top-shelf brand of guitar playing and a live show that should not be missed.