Jeffery, Rick Blues (Band, Blast)
Origin: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Rick Jeffery was a long time member of the Dutch Mason Blues Band. He played with BB King, James Cotton and Bo Diddley and had his music featured on the Trailer Park Boys TV show and movie. He was a mentor to Garrett Mason and is credited with coining the phrase “Prime Minister of the Blues” in reference to long time friend and Canadian blues icon Dutch Mason, who passed away in 2006.
He played with xxx for 14 years then subsequently went out on his own, forming the Rick Jeffery Blues Blast. He released three albums - Too Cool for Comfort, Twice as Hard, and 13 Vultures (posthumous). All featured many of the tunes he wrote himself as well as some covers dating as far back as the early 50's.