ABOUT
BILL WILSON’S
“STAND UP!”

They say you have your whole life to make your first album. Well…after 76 years, Bill Wilson is finally dropping his debut. And it is worth the wait!


Bill was born in Charleston, SC in 1941 – on Hanover St., between Cooper St. and Lee St. He is one of this city’s musical torchbearers – still playing and singing every week, well into the afterparty hours. His energy and fearlessness on stage is unparalleled, and fellow musicians and fans half-a-century younger watch in awe as he packs up his horn and heads on to the next show.

Recorded in Charleston, SC at Rialto Row and Coast Records in December, 2017 and January, 2018.

Bill Wilson – Vocals & Sax
JT Rollerson – Drums
Tony Cobin – Bass
Ross Bogan – Keys
Jonathan Lovett – Keys
Thomas Kenney – Guitar
Paul Quattlebaum – Guitar
Matt Zutell – Drums
Kanika Moore – Vocals
Aisha Kenyetta – Vocals
Jenny Lee Ford – Vocals

Produced by Brian Compton, Matt Zutell
and Wolfgang Zimmerman

Mixed by Matt Zutell
Mastered by Matthew Garber
Photography by Paul Chelmis

Meet The Band

Charleston’s best in breed, right here on one album. Bill Wilson’s debut is an instant classic…but still an adventurous listen. Lean forward to hear some great playing or lean back and let it wash over you. These geniuses have created an album that perfectly showcases Bill’s spirit.


Ross Bogan
Ross Bogan

Keys

Paul Quattlebaum
Paul Quattlebaum

Slide Guitar

Kanika Moore
Kanika Moore

Background Vocals

JT Rollerson
JT Rollerson

Drums

Jonathan Lovett
Jonathan Lovett

Keys

Matt Zutell
Matt Zutell

Producer

Thomas Kenney
Thomas Kenney

Guitar

Jenny Lee Ford
Jenny Lee Ford

Background Vocals

Wolfgang Zimmerman
Wolfgang Zimmerman

Producer

Tony Cobin
Tony Cobin

Bass

Aisha Kenyetta
Aisha Kenyetta

Background Vocals

Brian Compton
Brian Compton

Producer

We should call Bill “Hot Sauce,” because everything is a little better with him on it.

Jonathan Lovett (keys)

We should call Bill “Hot Sauce,” because everything is a little better with him on it.

Jonathan Lovett (keys)

This is a handmade recording with no click/grid, no quantizing, no autotune, no midi.

Matt Zutell