I'm a musician and writer based in Portland, Oregon.
As a musician I work primarily with my band, The Mighty Titans of Tone. I have toured internationally and performed at such showcases as the San Francisco Blues Festival, the Bumbershoot Festival, and the Waterfront Blues Festival. Over the years I have appeared on bills with such rhythm and blues legends as Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Gregg Allman, James Cotton, Otis Rush, John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, the Righteous Brothers, Walter Horton, and Big Mama Thornton.
I also work as a writer. I am the author of the book Harmonicas, Harps, and Heavy Breathers: The History of the People's Instrument, published by Cooper Square Press. I have written for several publications, including The Village Voice, The Encylopedia of Country Music, Blues Review Magazine, The Journal of Country Music, and The Seattle Weekly.
Photograph of Kim Field by Bradley Hanson