Skip James had the “Illinois Blues” bad and put it all down on some very rare records.
The Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, now in its 40th year, kicks off the Saratoga summer concert season under towering pine trees, this weekend June 24 and 25 on two stages.
AUSTRALIAN BLUES, CANADIAN AMERICANA, LOUISIANA ZYDECO, A “LIPSTICK TOMBOY,” A JAZZ SUPER-GROUP, A NEW ALLIGATOR & THE LAST OF THE ACID COWBOYS
THE SOUND OF FUNKY ROOTS-ROCK, BLUESY AMERICANA, EURO PROG, THE BITCH IS BACK, BEING BLACK & THAT “WILD THING” GUY
The Filled With Sound blog reports on native americana, southern rock, blues x3, soul deluxe and TV nostalgia.
Drummer Michael Shrieve explains how a CD/DVD combo gets right to the heart of a Santana electric live set.
Eminently listenable new sounds in jazz (x3), rock, latin, metal and blues.
There’s one thing for sure — Garfield Akers was affected by those “Cotton Field Blues.”
Goldmine gets some sage advice from bluesman Bobby Rush.
The Filled With Sound blog reviews the strong vocals of Bill Johnson to the legendary persona of David Bowie