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Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi Sonny & Brownie's Last Train

12 hours agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Guy Davis & Fabrizio PoggiSonny & Brownie's Last TrainM.C. RecordsGuy Davis' latest release, with his partner harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi is a tribute to the legendary duo of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. While Terry & McGhee were among the leading exponents of the Piedmont blues style, Davis' approach is most assuredly his own. Show More Summary

Anat Cohen's Brazilian Collaborations

Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves Outra Coisa: The Music of Moacir Santos Anzic Records Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro Rosa Dos Ventos Anzic Records One of the most prominent clarinetists in jazz today, the Israeli born Anat Cohen has been delving into the richness of Brazilian music for some time. Show More Summary

IBSC 47 Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders

Tonights show was originally aired March 3-22-2003. It is the second part of the show. It stars Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders. The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary. Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, Frank Strong, and Don Brown. Show More Summary

Jazzmeia Horn Social Call

2 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Jazzmeia HornSocial CallPrestigeThe first time I saw the remarkable vocalist, Jazzmeia Horn, was as a member of drummer Winard Harper's group at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival. I have had the pleasure of seeing her several times subsequent to that time and have been impressed everytime. Show More Summary

Percy Mayfield Lost Love: The Singles As & Bs 1947-1962

3 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Percy MayfieldLost Love: The Singles As & Bs 1947-1962Jasmine (UK)Another English public domain reissue of vintage rhythm and blues brings us Percy Mayfield's first 27 singles (whether 78s or 45s) and a previously unissued couple of tracks. Show More Summary

Hayes McMullan Everyday Seem Like Murder Here

4 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Hayes McMullanEveryday Seem Like Murder HereLight in the Attic Records Gayle Dean Wardlow was traveling in Black communities in his native Mississippi in the mid-sixties looking for old blues 78s when his comment regarding Charlie Patton 78s to Hayes McMullan was answered by Hayes who told Wardlow he knew and played with Patton. Show More Summary

Eddie Burks Comin’ Home

6 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Eddie BurksComin’ HomeRising Son BluesEddie Burks has a brand new album on Rising Son Blues, a label dedicated to his music. Burks was born in Greenwood, Mississippi and moved to Chicago, working in a steel mill. He made scattered singles and one-shot recordings until his 1991 debut album, Vampire Woman. Show More Summary

John Primer & Bob Corritore Ain't Nothing You Can Do!

John Primer & Bob CorritoreAin't Nothing You Can Do!Delta Groove MusicDelta Groove just issued a new recording by the Chicago veteran John Primer and harmonica player Bob Corritore, who is one of the co-producers of this as well. Bring...Show More Summary

John Brim Ice Cream Man

John BrimIce Cream ManTone Cool / RounderJohn Brim made several classic Chicago blues recordings in the 1950s, and he occasionally has surfaced over the past four decades. He guested on Bob Margolin’s recent Alligator album and Margolin has helped Brim with this, his first ever full album. Show More Summary

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix Crowin' the Blues

Professor Louie & the CrowmatixCrowin' the BluesWoodstock RecordsProfessor Louie & the Crowmatix is a Woodstock, New York based Americana/roots musical group led by Aaron Louis Hurwitz, who collaborated with The Band for over fifteen years. Show More Summary

Billy Flynn Takes the Lonesome Highway

Billy FlynnLonesome HighwayDelmark RecordsAs Tom Hyslop observes, for all the recordings Billy Flynn has played on for Delmark over several decades “it is hard to believe” that this release is first his for the label as a leader which...Show More Summary

LazyEye Pocket The Black; Live at Chapel Lane

LazyEyePocket The Black; Live at Chapel LaneSelf-ProducedLazyEye is an Australian blues trio consisting of Evan Whetter, vocals, organ and harmonica; Erica Graf, guitar and backing vocals; and Mario Marino, drums & backing vocals. Very popular and honored down-under, they competed in the Blues Foundation's 2016 International Blues Challenge. Show More Summary

IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Tonights show was originally recorded on March 22 2003. It featured Tina Haas Finley, and James Bein, It was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary. Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Frank Strong, John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, and Don Brown. Please like, share, and subscribe. IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Patty Reese Let in the Sun

Patty ReeseLet in the SunAzalea City RecordingsWashington DC area roots-rock stylist and songwriter Patty Reese is a favorite among audiences in the Nation's Capital area. About this album (her fourth) she states, "This collection of songs is an honest representation of who I am, where I come from and where my heart is. Show More Summary

Ron King Triumph

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Ron KingTriumphPerseverance DistributionWhile classically trained, Ron King has taken his brass chops to a variety of settings working with such artists as George Benson, Ricki Lee Jones, and Marvin Gaye, performing with the Tonight Show Orchestra as well as with Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and others, while doing studio work for films and the like. Show More Summary

Roomful Of Blues Dance All Night

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Roomful Of BluesDance All NightBullseye BluesI remember first hearing about Roomful of Blues from Big Joe Turner and Lloyd Glenn who had raved about them after being been backed by them. When their first album came out, I was impressed by their faithfulness to the originals, although they were derivative. Show More Summary

Lisa Biales The Beauty of My Heart

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Lisa Biales The Beauty of My HeartBig Song MusicA new album from the singer, Lisa Biales, brings together some terrific covers and backing from members of The Phantom Blues Band, drummer Tony Braunagel (who produced this); guitaristShow More Summary

IBSC 45 Iowa Corn Fed Blues Tom Gary

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Tonights show is my first release ever! It was called Iowa Corn Fed Blues and only a couple hundred cassettes were ever made. It sounds pretty good for being 23 years old!!! It was originally produced by Kirk Kaufmann of Juniors Motel, it featured me on piano and vocal, with Brad Heck on guitar, bass and vocal, and Kye Haub on Drums and vocal. Show More Summary

Pressed For All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Pressed For All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums From Louis Armstrong And Billie Holiday To Miles Davis And Diana KrallMichael JarrettChapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press2016: 336 ppMichael Jarrett, has a fascinating new book out which considers the role of the producers in making the great jazz recordings happen. Show More Summary

In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul of Wilson Pickett by Tony Fletcher

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul of Wilson PickettTony FletcherNew York: Oxford University Press2017: 302 + xviii pagesI first heard about this biography of the great soul legend Wilson Pickett from the social media post of Curtis Pope, the Washington area musician who led Pickett's band for a number of years. Show More Summary

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