Paul Orta Releases Back Porch Blues
Texas bluesman returns to his roots.
Port Arthur, Texas. – February 1, 2014 – Paul Orta, longtime Texas blues performer, harmonica maestro and songwriter has added a new release to his already substantial catalog. “Back Porch Blues” returns Orta to the roots of the blues with this new release crafted with partner and guitarslinger Little Ray Ybarra. The 12-song CD features material both by blues legends such as Jimmy Reed, Bo Diddley, Doctor Ross and three songs penned by Orta. The new CD showcases the blues as one would hear it where it was created – in the speakeasys, around the kitchen table and, of course, the back porch.
Orta and Ybarra will be hosting several CD release shows across Texas and Louisiana leading up to return tours to Europe in 2014. Orta. recording on the Blues International label, has been a fixture in many parts of Europe for decades and is planning a robust touring schedule both in the U.S. and abroad. Concert and tour dates will be announced on Orta’s web site, paulortamusic.com as the dates become available.