Slackmasters - Photo Courtesy of Tom Boyle
The Slackmasters
Seattle, Washington
1983 - 1985


Tom Boyle ~ Guitar
Tom Brimm ~ Bass
John Hodgkin ~ Harp, Saxophone, Vocals
Nick Morrison ~ Drums
Tim Sherman ~ Guitar

Formed at about the same time that the Pioneer Square blues scene was about to explode, all of the members of this unruly Seattle-based blues outfit went on to successful careers in blues poverty, except Nick Morrison, who quit playing and went on to become DJ/Program Director at KPLU-FM.  If you were hanging around The Pioneer Square Tavern back then, you probably heard these guys... Raw, "in your face", blues.

Tom Boyle, June 2003

After The Slackmasters broke up, Tom Brimm moved back to Spokane, WA, and hooked up with Tim Langford to start Too Slim & the Taildraggers.  Tom is not currently with the band.

Tom Boyle, August 2012

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Slackmasters - Photo Courtesy of Tom Boyle

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in this group include: Johnny and The Rockets, Transaction, Drivin' Wheel, Too Slim & the Taildraggers and many others NW bands.

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Last Update: 24 August 2012
Credits: Tom Boyle, Tim Sherman
Band # 1237