Kim O’Brien has some peeves with the CD/DVD “25th Annual Easter Parade Chicago All Star Blues Revue,” but they aren’t with the talent of the various artists recorded at this event.
Steve Daniels says that Deanna Bogart explores the area between blues and jazz on her release “Pianoland.”
Booker T. Jones was one of the architects of the Memphis soul sound of the late 1960s as the leader of Booker T. & the MG’s. Bob Putignano sits down with this legend to talk about the past, present, and future of his music.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz thinks about Mark Wenner, the leader of the seminal band The Nighthawks.
On the recent Blues At The Crossroads 2 tour Bob Margolin got to spend some time with his friend Tinsley Ellis, who turned him on to his new all-instrumental album, “Get It!” Bob couldn’t sleep once he’d heard it. You won’t either! Read all about it on this week’s Blues Beat page.
Kyle Palarino says that CG & The Hammer’s fourth release, “Something Good,” is worth the airfare to Israel.
Steve Daniels says that Danny Kalb’s latest release, “Moving in Blue,” is full of great guitar playing on classic, obscure, and original songs. But maybe Kalb should have stopped there.
Phillip Smith says that “One Drop is Plenty” by Mighty Sam McClain and Knut Reiersrud deserves a listen. Read why.
Two Albums Reviewed In Blues Revue # 137 Click On Any CD Cover To Listen To The Music, Enjoy!
Five Albums Reviewed In Blues Revue # 137 Click On Any CD Cover To Listen To The Music, Enjoy!