In Part One of his interview with BluesWax’s Bob Putignano, Dirty Dozen Brass Band drummer Terence Higgens spoke about the his work with the band and his solo career. They continue their conversation in Part Two in this week’s Ezine.
Each week Rev. Billy C. Wirtz tells us about artists, albums, and music that we need to know about. Sometimes he writes about other things.
Citing Tom Rigney’s violin virtuosity, Steve Daniels says that his new release with his band Flambeau is delightful offers a lot of variety. Read more!
Richard Ludmerer says that the debut release from Southern Hospitality, “Easy Livin’,” shows the potential of this hot, new band.
Phillip Smith says that Josh Smith’s newest release, “Don’t Give Up On Me,” is one sweet-sounding, highly polished album. Read more about it.
Senior Contributing Editor Bob Putignano hooked up with Terence Higgens of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band aboard the 2013 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise where the drummer was playing in Tab Benoit’s band. Read the interview in this week’s Ezine..
Bob Putignano says that Robben Ford’s new release, “Bringing It All Back Home,” is a refreshing departure. Read all about it.
Kyle Palarino says that there is a little something for everyone on Blues “N” Trouble’s new release, “”Try Anything Twice.”
Bob Putignano wants to know who else makes albums like the 4 Jacks’ “Deal With It.” He calls it “High-quality tunes performed flawlessly!” Read more about it!
Magic Slim Passes Another Bad Boy Done Gone… The following was released on Thursday, February 21. We reprint it here in its entirety. It is with great sorrow that I inform you that Magic Slim a.k.a. Morris Holt, of Grenada, Mississippi, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. He will be missed by his family, friends, [...]