Pratt was born and raised in the Mississippi
Delta, and now resides in Jackson.
a bandleader, he surrounds himself with some
of Mississippi's most talented musicians.
He has performed with artists such as
Mississippi Slim, Hubert Sumlin, James
"T-Model" Ford, Hamilton, Joe Frank
& Reynolds, Percy Sledge, Eden Brent,
Steve Azar, and Grammy Award winner Bud
Cockrell, lead vocalist for Pablo Cruise, and
more. These musicians were a great influence
on his musical career.
opened shows for artists of the likes of BB
King, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter, Delbert
McClinton, Bobby Rush, Gregg Alman, The
Fabulous Thunderbirds, Deborah Coleman.
Nantuckett, Elvin Bishop, Rick Nelson. Kenny
Neal, Dr. John, Muddy Waters All Star Band,
Eddie Money, and Bobby "Blue" Bland.
is currently working with David Hyde, who is
producing Pratt's third CD. Hyde also plays
bass for the project.
embracing the cultural legacy passed on by his
blues heroes, Pratt has developed a unique
style of his own. He has gained a reputation
as one of the most authentic and hardworking
musicians in the South.
born February 21, 1954. He is a Hammond B3
organist and piano player and original member
of the Amazing Rhythm Aces, and won a Grammy
award. Billy also played piano for Hank
Williams Jr for 21 yrs. (1985-2006 ) and
toured with Al Green, Eddie Hinton, Memphis
Slim, Waylon Jennings, BB King, and others. He
has played on over 200 albums.