Umm, I hate to self-promote, but we are in the vein that you mentioned, and can also recommend a group who were on the circuit with us until they grew too big for San Francisco: The Lovemakers.
For my own originals project's link, see the posting at the top of this forum for forum members to link to their commercial CD's.
Eugenio Upright, 60th P-Bass, Geddy Lee J-Bass, Hofner HCT-500/7, Yamaha BBP35, Viking Bari
Select Strat, Select Tele, Am Pro JM, LP 57 Gold Top, G5422DC-12, T486-RB, ES295, PM2, EXL1
WX5, XK1c, Voyager