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Chester is a Lap Slide Guitarist and Singer based in North Wales UK. He writes, records and performs his own material and reworks traditional blues. To contact Chester visit his page "Chester Weiss Lap Slide Guitar"
- Screen name:
- Chester Weiss
- Member since:
- Feb 14 2016
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 1 night a week
- Most available:
Acoustic Blues / Country Blues / Celtic / Modern Acoustic
Main instrument 1929 National Tricone Lap Steel, Tricone Guitar and Weissenborn lap guitar. Full PA. many other Electric and Acoustic Lap Steels, Weissenborn and standard Guitars.
Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed
Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying BedA traditional Gospel lyric which has in the past been reworked by Reverend JC Burnett, Blind Willie Johnson, John Sebastian, Rev. B.J. Hill, Charlie Patton, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and Josh White to name a few. Chester sings and plays a 1925 Hilo lap slide guitar. He is accompanied by Jonbass on fretless bass.
(Demo) Stop Breakin' Down Blues
(Demo) Stop Breakin' Down BluesDemo of a reworking of a classic Robert Johnson song featuring Mat Timms from the "Northbound Acoustic Blues Band" on harmonica. Recorded at AMP Studios Wrexham.
(Demo) Can't You Line 'Em
(Demo) Can't You Line 'EmA demo of Chester's re arrangement of an old Leadbelly song. Chester plays a 1929 National Lap Steel, Bass Drum and Vocal. Recorded at AMP Studio Wrexham.
The Miller (Album Version)
The Miller (Album Version)An original instrumental written by Chester and recorded as Chester and the Pole Cat at Elevator Studios Liverpool 2015. Track to be featured on Chester's upcoming album
John The Revelator (Album Version)
John The Revelator (Album Version)A traditional blues lyric, Chester has written a new arrangement for the words. Recorded as Chester and the Pole Cat at Elevator studios 2015. Track to be included on Chester's upcoming album.