Oliver White Group





Oliver White Group
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Oliver White grew up in Marietta, Oklahoma, a small town just a few miles north of the Oklahoma/Texas state line. Both of his parents taught at the local school, his father was the band director, and his mother was the choir director. The White house was always enriched with all types of music, from Beethoven to Blood, Sweat, & Tears. Oliver's father eventually retired from teaching to get involved in a music ministry with his church. This part of Oliver's childhood included playing southern gospel music with his parents in churches all across the south. A little later in life, Oliver played the trumpet in the school band, but it wasn't long before boredom set in and he picked up his first guitar. After graduating from Marietta High School, he attended college at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma with the intention of becoming a band director like his father. It didn't take long, however, for Oliver to realize he'd much rather MAKE music than teach it. A short time later, he and some friends put together a blues band called "Little Brother" with Oliver on lead guitar and lead vocals. He learned the ropes and honed his guitar chops before leaving the band and taking his music in his own direction. And so, "The Oliver White Group" was born. The OWG, as they have come to be known, have covered many styles of music, such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Chris Duarte, Buddy Guy, Ian Moore, and Doyle Bramhall II. However, their true strength is their original material. These songs are enriched with a blend of blues, roots, and modern folk that defy the boundaries of any genre. Songs about real life, real problems, real love, and real people. The Oliver White Group is currently riding the success of their album "Control", released early 2008 by Overdrive Records.
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Average Rating : 5              Total Reviews: 3


Oliver White Group  08/21/2008            
Vinny The Shark
Vinny agrees. Oliver White is a bad ass. Texas Blues the way it's intended to be played.
Oliver White Group  08/21/2008            
jan
They rocked my face off and really nice guys down to earth and HUGE talent, Stevie Ray Vaughn reincarneted?
Oliver White Group  02/27/2008            
Fuzzmeister
One of the best guitar-slingers south of the Red....check this guy out, you will not be disappointed...one of the most versatile albums, I've ever heard.
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