Bio

THE CD Woodbury Trio

The Band:

- CD Woodbury: Guitars, Vocals

- Robert Baker: Bass, Backing Vocals

- Jon Sayer: Drums

CD Woodbury - Guitarist, Vocalist, & Songwriter 

2022 Washington Blues Society Hall of Fame inductee, CD Woodbury has transformed himself from journeyman sideman and “the NW’s best kept secret” into an internationally recognized rising star of the Pacific NW blues scene with his work as singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Two studio albums, “Monday Night!” and "World's Gone Crazy" charted on international independent radio. CD Woodbury has thirteen Best of the Blues awards from the Seattle based Washington Blues Society including performer of the year, songwriter, NW recording, new blues band, and is (at the time of this writing) the only six time winner for electric blues guitar.

C.D. Woodbury has performed in Texas Roadhouses and in Stadiums. He has performed for two US Presidents, foreign dignitaries, and Jimi's music for the Hendrix family. He has appeared onstage with musicians as diverse as international blues stars like Sugaray Rayford, and Wee Willie Walker; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists Lee Oskar, and Roger Fisher; and American Idol's Sanjaya. He has also had the honor of jamming with jazz legends Andrew Hill, Joshua Redmon, and Andrew Cyrille. His bands have opened for AWB, Hamilton Loomis, Elvin Bishop, Allen Stone, and many others. Other bands he has been a member of include Polly O'Keary and the Rhythm Method, Randy Oxford's All Star Slam, and (former Roomful of Blues vocalist and harp ace) Mark Dufresne Band.

 

Robert Baker - BASSist, Vocalist, & Recording Engineer

Robert Baker has been playing bass since 6th grade. Formally educated in music from Bellevue Community College and The University of Puget Sound (B.A. Music 1979) he continued to play with local community orchestras such as the Bellevue Philharmonic and the Chaspen chamber orchestra. In the early 90’s he went to the Art Institute of Seattle and got a AA degree in Music and Video Business. Shortly thereafter was hired and mentored by Dave Raynor (Grammy winner) as an audio engineer working on various projects that include Michael Williams, Martin Ross, Paul Revere, Randy Bachman and others. At the same time, he was hired by Bob Rivers as the engineer behind “Bobs Garage” and “Twisted Tunes” He was the engineer behind the second “Twisted Christmas” album “I Am Santa Claus.”

He eventually ventured into the local rock scene with a band called “19-5”. At the same time, he was playing the stand-up bass in a Jazz trio “Brazz”. He’s co-hosted several blues jams in the area and through that got involved with the local blues scene. He has had tenure in several bands such as “R.J. Knapp and Honey Robin”, “Chris Lord and Cheatin’ River” “Jimmy Wright Band”, “The Michelle Taylor Band" and is currently the bassist for the C.D. Woodbury Trio.

Jonathan Sayre - Drummer

Newest mamber. More info soon!

 



Studio Albums:
2013 - "Monday Night!"
Roots Report Radio Chart top ten in Blues, #1 Washington State for multiple months
2020 - "World's Gone Crazy"
Roots Radio Report Year End Report - #91 Blues, #57 Contemporary Blues, #1 Washington State for multiple months

International Blues Challenge:
- Finalist Independently Produced CD

- Semifinalist Band

- Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe and Honky Tonk "Kings of Beale Street"

- Unofficial "Best Dressed Band on Beale"