Who Are Band Members in Boz Scaggs?
Band members from the Boz Scaggs album “Boz Scaggs & Band” include David Brown, Eddie Lee Charlton, Chepito Areas, Mike Carabello and Rita Coolidge. Boz Scaggs is a solo artist, so band members who play with him vary depending on the album. Scaggs has played with several bands, including the Steve Miller Band, the Ardells and the Fabulous Knight Trains.
David Brown played bass guitar on “Boz Scaggs & Band.” Eddie Lee Charlton played drums, Chepito Areas played the conga and timbales, and Mike Carabello played conga, timbales and other percussion. Rita Coolidge provided backup vocals.
The Ardells and the Fabulous Knight Trains were blues bands. Both Scaggs and Steve Miller played for them. Scaggs was a member of the Steve Miller Band for its first two albums, “Children of the Future” and “Sailor.” The session musicians who play with Scaggs on his 1976 solo album “Silk Degrees” went on to form the band Toto. The album became a success, going five times platinum, reaching the number one chart position in multiple countries and having multiple hit singles.
Besides his two albums with the Steve Miller Band, Scaggs has spent the majority of his career releasing solo albums. He began his solo career with his 1965 debut album “Boz” and continued releasing albums over the next several decades.