Stan Budzynski & Third Degree
Stan Budzynski & 3rd Degree, one of the most recognizable names in blues throughout Lansing’s music scene, features premier slide guitarist Stan Budzynski, bassist Ron Bretz, drummer Rick Alicea, and keyboardist Roger Little. In 2005 and again in 2009 Stan Budzynski & 3rd Degree won the Capital Area Blues Society’s annual Blues Brawl with sets of all-original tunes. The recent addition of vocalist Catherine Groll brings a fresh element of energy, new harmonies, and a variety of electrifying material.
The Lansing-based band has performed all over Michigan, including at the Jackson Blues Festival, Shepherd Blues Festival and this year will be their 8th appearance at Old Town BluesFest.
Stan is the proprietor of local production and recording studio Guitarman Productions. He specializes in blues recordings, and working on the production side of the industry allows him to stay connected and interact with aspiring and working musicians. Check out their music on Reverbnation.