AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band
A J and the Two Tone Blues Band were the winners of the Sonny Boy Blues Society Battle of the Bands Competition on June 18, 2005 in Helena, AR. As a result of this award they performed at the King Biscuit Blues Festival main stage October 6, 2005 and qualified them to compete in the IBC, International Blues Competition, in Memphis in January 2006, placing fourth of 130 bands from around the world.
A.J. has been into music since 1970 when he fronted a band called Little Moe and the Movers. He then took a long break to get married and have three children. In 1995 he and his oldest son started a blues band, and the rest is history.
Cascio calls his sound Chicago Blues with a Delta flavor. Playing a mixture of songs made famous by Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Elmo James, Howlin Wolf, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters, Bobby Bland, B.B. King, Sonny Boy Williamson and Magic Slim.