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Ronny Whyte Shades of Whyte

16 hours agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Ronny WhyteShades of WhyteAudiophile RecordsPerhaps there is nothing extraordinary of the latest release by singer-pianist Ronny Whyte, which is not to deny definite pleasures to listening to this re cording of renditions mostly from the Great American Songbook. Show More Summary

Bill O’Connell Monk's Cha Cha

Bill O’ConnellMonk's Cha ChaSavant RecordsBill O'Connell 40 year career, where he has contributed substantial to both jazz and the Afro-Cuban musical traditions, including a stint with Mongo Santamaria and engagements with such hallowed...Show More Summary

The Janet Lawson Quintet

2 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

The Janet Lawson QuintetThe Janet Lawson QuintetBBE RecordsThis is an expanded re-release of a Grammy nominated album by The Janet Lawson Quintet. It was originally issued on Inner City Records in 1981 and augmented by four selections from a tribute to Miles Davis in the late 1990s. Show More Summary

Ignacio Berroa Trio Straight Ahead From Havana

3 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Ignacio Berroa TrioStraight Ahead From HavanaCodes Drum MusicThe organizing principle of drummer Ignacio Berroa is taking standards from the Cuban repertoire and reimagining them in a straight ahead jazz context. On this recording he...Show More Summary

Steve Krase Should've Seen it Coming

4 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Steve KraseShould've Seen it ComingConnor Ray MusicI am familiar with harmonica-player Steve Krase from his contributions to recent Trudy Lynn recordings. This his is apparently his fourth album, but first this writer has heard. He is...Show More Summary

IBSC 73 Bad Boys of the Blues, Big Mike Edwards, and Jimmy Pryor

New show. This is the probably the July 1999 recording of the Sunday Night showcase featuring the Bad Boys of the Blues with Jimmy Pryor. It was recorded at the Hull Ave when Ron and Judy owned the bar. It stars the Bad Boys with Big Mike Edwards, and Jimmy Pryor. Show More Summary

Survivor: The Benny Turner Story

6 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Survivor: The Benny Turner StoryBill Dahl and Benny TurnerNola Blue, Inc.2017: 238 + xiv pagesThis is a little gem of a book where Benny Turner, with Bill Dahl's assistance, tells his fascinating story from growing up in Texas alongShow More Summary

King James & The Special Men Act Like You Know

King James & The Special MenAct Like You KnowSpecial Man IndustriesHaving moved from Seattle to New Orleans in 1993, James Horn went from busking on the streets, playing in dozens of different bands and genres before forming King james...Show More Summary

Lightnin' Willie No Black No White No Blues

Lightnin' WillieNo Black No White No BluesLittle Dog RecordsBased in Los Angeles, Lightnin' Willie has produced an album of original blues songs produced by Pete Anderson (who is on bass and harmonica) with Michael Murphy on piano/organ...Show More Summary

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons With Phil Wiggins A Black & Tan Ball

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons With Phil WigginsA Black & Tan BallHearth MusicThe Seattle-based duo of Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons were winners of the 2016 solo/duo competition of the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge. Although blues may be their music's anchor, the duo move as easily into string band music, old-time jazz and ragtime. Show More Summary

IBSC 72 Backstage Boogie Band Live at Sam's

yup another cool show. This one is the Backstage Boogie Band at Sam's from 2016. it stars Doug Tammel on guitar and vocal, Byron Wells, on Bass, harmonica, and Vocal, Tom Gary on piano and vocal, and Rick Mosqueda on drums. The who was produced by Doug Trammell. Please subscribe, like, and shareThanksIBSC 72 Backstage Boogie Band Live at Sam's

IBSC 71 Tom Gary Blues Band Yesterday and Today

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Another great show. It is the CD Yesterday and Today by the Tom Gary Blues Band. It features myself, with Jimmy Davis, Don Demers, Paul Sleazer, Erick Hovey, John Lukehart, John Wood, Jim Farr, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker. The CD was recorded at Junior's Motel, and produced by Kurk Kaufmann. IBSC 71 Tom Gary Blues Band Yesterday and Today

IBSC 70 Dewey Cantrell, Matt Woods, Frank Strong, and Jodi Bodley

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Another cool show. This one is the second half of last weeks show from 2003 it was the last of season 4. It starred Dewey Cantrell, and Matt Woods, with Frank sings, and Jodi Bodley leading the band during the worlds most dangerous jam session.The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary. Show More Summary

IBSC 69 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, Gene Jackson, a tribute to Chicago Rick, Frank Strong and Des Moines on $50

technical difficulties prevented a new show Thursday night, but this show features the late great Gene Jackson! It originally aired on the internet in December 2003. It featured not only Gene, but Jody Bodly, Dewey Cantrell, a tribute to Chicago Rick Lussie, and Frank Strong doing Des Moines on $50. Show More Summary

IBSC 68 Jimmy Pryor Tribute featuring Tom Gary and The Erick Hovey Band

We are back after a week and a day away! Moved to a new location! So, tonight is a Jimmy Pryor tribute show I did at BVU in January of 2008. It features myself with my good friend Erick Hovey and his band, that included Jeff Foreman and Dan Lodden. Its a cool show so please give it a listen!IBSC 68 Jimmy Pryor Tribute featuring Tom Gary and The Erick Hovey Band

IBSC 65 Erick Hovey Recycled Souls

2 months agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Tonight we listen to Recycled Souls by Erick Hovey. This is a Cd that while I am credited as playing on, I really don't remember it:-) It is possible I did. I do remember laying down tracks in the Bunker in Humboldt, but I thought it was just one song. Show More Summary

IBSC 64 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker

2 months agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Another cool show. This one originally aired on internet radio back in October of 2003. It features Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain and Jeff Baker. Special appearances by Kyle Dean Patton, and Rob Lumbard. Mystery drummer was Mike! The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary. Show More Summary

IBSC 63 Kyle Dean Patton, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard

2 months agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Another cool show! Three guests from the October 2003 Iowa Blues showcase. Kyle Dean Patton with his friend Brian McNammers, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard. Plus, Des Moines on $50 with Frank Strong!!!! The show was originally produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary. Show More Summary

IBSC 62 Sadona Mondaval, Bridget Thompson, Jono Smith and Jay Taylor

2 months agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

We are starting Season Six!!!!!! Our first new show since January. Tonights show stars Sadona Mondaval, and Bridget Thomason. We also included a couple of songs from Jay Taylor and Jono Smith. The Iowa Blues Showcase is produced by Tom Gary. Director of bands is Jono Smith, with John Krantz, and Rich on Bass. IBSC 62 Sadona Mondaval, Bridget Thompson, Jono Smith and Jay Taylor

The Gators Featuring Willie Tee Wasted

2 months agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

The Gators Featuring Willie Tee Wasted Funky Delicacies This is one of several reissues of classic New Orleans music put together by Aaron Fuchs and Tuff City Records and associated labels. It is available on vinyl (although with only 10 of 15 tracks). Show More Summary

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