“KING” SOLOMON HICKS is a 23 years old Guitarist/Vocalist from Harlem, NYC.
At 13, Solomon started playing with the Cotton Club 17- piece band.
He performs regularly in NYC at The Iridium, BB Kings, Ashford& Simpson’s Sugar Bar, The Red Rooster, Terra Blues, and The Cotton Club. Solomon has taught music at the Children’s Aid Society , is a Harlem Arts Alliance member, supporter of the NYC Jazzmobile and a member of The Blues Foundation in Memphis. His 1st Major release on Mascot Label group will hit the streets in 2019.
He has played the KISS Kruise V, 2017 & 2019 Joe Bonamassa Blues alive at Sea Cruise, Spain [Festival De Blues BÉJAR-Blues CAZORLA-San Javier], Jazz in Marciac and the Tokyo Cotton Club.
He has been featured in The Washington Post, New York Daily
News, The New York Times, Amsterdam News, November 2016 front
cover of Blues Blast magazine, Montana’s Bigfork Eagle, New Jersey
Jazz Society News and the PBS TV series American Music.
Solomon has shared the stage with Tony Bennett, The Destroyers [George Thorogood], Neal Evans [Soulive,Jack White], Jimmy Vivino [Bandleader/Conan Show], Sam Moore, Walter Trout , Eric Gales , Joe Bonamassa , Paul Shaffer , Marcus King, Stax Songwriter William Bell, John Nemeth, Blind Boy Paxton,
Kim Simmonds [Savoy Brown], Davey Knowles, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, most recently Jeff Beck and Ringo.