Bob Putignano sits down with jazz and blues pianist, producer, and writer Ben Sidran to talk about his new release, “Don’t Cry For No Hipster,” and much more.
The acclaimed blues photographer Aigars Lapsa sent us some wonderful photographs from what he tell us in the “Best Blues Festival in Denmark.” Looking at his photos, we can’t argue!
Steve Daniels thinks he has already found the acoustic album of the year. Read his review of Doug MacLeod’s “There’s A Time.”
Contributing Writer David Scott reviews “Standing in the Shadows” from King King, a dynamic Scottish band that you should know about.
Mark Thompson says that Tommy Talton’s “Let’s Get Outta Here” offers a worthy sanctuary to calm your soul.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz offers up some final thoughts in his series of articles about Mark Wenner and the legacy of The Nighthawks.
Last week we featured some photographs from Ian Balmer of the Alvin Lee Tribute Concert held in Paris, France, on April 7. This week we found that we have left out a file of photographs and correct that error on this week’s Photo Page.
After his excellent CD “Pimps and Preachers,” Paul Thorn turns to reviving some covers on “What the Hell is Goin’ On?” Phillip Smith find Thorn to have superpowers.
Despite all the great Scottish blues bands, David Scott’s favorite is Gerry Jablonski and The Electric Band. Read his review of their “Life At Captain Tom’s” CD to find out why.
It takes a lot to wow an old Deadhead like Bob Putignano, but the two shows featured on “Dick’s Picks 25″ did just that. He says that these Grateful Dead shows in May, 1978, were “beyond belief.” Read more and catch a cool video and bonus track featuring Duane Allman.