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Radio Interview with Robert Lockwood

\ Robert Lockwood at the 2005 Pocono Blues Festival - Photo © Ron Weinstock I was pleasantly surprised when someone on facebook sent me a radio interview I did of Robert Lockwood, Jr., in the Spring of 1971 over WRUW-FM in Cleveland, Ohio. Show More Summary

IBSC 78 George Davis, Gilbert Davis, Rick Mosqueda, and Tom Gary

Great show tonight! George and Gilbert Davis with Rick Mosqueda and Tom Gary. Lots of great Soul, and Blues for your listening pleasure!!!Please like, subscribe, and share!!!!!IBSC 78 George Davis, Gilbert Davis, Rick Mosqueda, and Tom Gary

Regina Carter Ella: Accentuate the Positive Okeh Records

6 days agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Regina CarterElla: Accentuate the PositiveOkeh RecordsThe wonderful jazz violinist Regina Carter helps celebrate the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald on her latest recording. Speaking of Ella, she explains, "One of the many things that I adore about Ella is that she just loved music and didn't box herself in. Show More Summary

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats Groovin' In Greaseland

Rick Estrin & The NightcatsGroovin' In GreaselandAlligator RecordsIts been 30 years since Alligator signed Little Charlie and the Nitecats. Guitarist Charle Baty was the bandleader, by Rick Estrin fronted the band with his somewhat gruff,...Show More Summary

Lyn Stanley The Moonlight Sessions Volume One

Lyn StanleyThe Moonlight Sessions Volume OneA.T. Music LLCA former corporate marketing executive, Southern California vocalist Lyn Stanley has produced this, the first of two volumes that is directed not simply at jazz enthusiasts but...Show More Summary

Bill Evans Another Time: The Hilversum Concert

Bill EvansAnother Time: The Hilversum ConcertResonance RecordsThis is a follow-up to Resonance Records' highly acclaimed "Some Other Time" that similarly documented the short-lived Evans trio of bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette (who would leave Evans when recruited by Miles Davis). Show More Summary

Flip Phillips Your Place Or Mine

Flip PhillipsYour Place Or MineJump/Delmark RecordsBest remembered for his stint on the Jazz at the Philharmonic tours with his barn-burning solos in the company of Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker and others, tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips had moved to south Florida after those days, playing locally but otherwise in semi-retirement. Show More Summary

Mark Whitfield Live & Uncut

Mark WhitfieldLive & UncutChesky RecordsRecorded live at Manattan's Rockwood Music Hall (on the lower East Side), this new album by the celebrated guitarist Mark Whitfield has him joined by drummer Billy Drummond and bassist Ben Allison. Show More Summary

Jimmy Pryor and Cheryl Pryor interview Part Two

Part two of the Jimmy Pryor interview. This week Jimmy talks about Center Street and his time in Des Moines.Please like, subscribe, and shareThanksJimmy Pryor and Cheryl Pryor interview Part Two


3Divas3Divasself-produced3Divas is an offshoot of the Diva Jazz Orchestra which is led by drummer Sherrie Muncie and also includes Orchestra members, Jackie Warren on piano, and Any Shook on bass. As a resident of the Mid-Atlantic, I...Show More Summary

Classic Blues Artwork From the 1920s - Vol. 15

Various ArtistsClassic Blues Artwork From the 1920s - Vol. 15Blues ImagesJohn Tefteller's annual Calendar with accompanying CD of remastered rare 78s is certainly one that blues fans will want. The Calendar has each month illustrated...Show More Summary

The Nighthawks All You Gotta Do

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

The NighthawksAll You Gotta DoEllerSoul RecordsI believe this is the fourth album by the current lineup of The Nighthawks when Mark Stutso replaced Pete Ragusa on drums, joining Mark Wenner on harmonica, Paul Bell on guitar and Johnny Castle on bass. Show More Summary

IBSC 76 Jono Smith, John Woody Wood, Tom Gary

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Another cool show! Me and Jono sit down and talk about the past, present and future of the Iowa Blues showcase. We play a few songs, and listen to a couple of tracks from Alien Corn. It is also fittingly The Birthday of our friend John Woody Wood. Rest in peace Woody, and happy birthday!!IBSC 76 Jono Smith, John Woody Wood, Tom Gary

Jason Stein Quartet Lucille!

2 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Jason Stein QuartetLucille!Delmark RecordsVery welcome is this new release from Stein, one of the few bass clarinet specialists. As on Stein's Delmark debut "This Story, this Time," Keefe Jackson is present with his tenor sax (and contrabass clarinet for a couple numbers) and Joshua Abrams is on bass. Show More Summary

Kris Funn CornerStore

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Kris FunnCornerStoreSelf-produced The CornerStore - "On the corner of bebop and hiphop, hard rock and hard knocks … Here in West Baltimore. This ain't just a store. It's a metaphor for our lives. … So take a look around. We ain't got what you need, but I know we got what you want. Show More Summary

Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rogers

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Billy Porter PresentsThe Soul of Richard RogersSony MasterworksA quick and dirty description of this new recording by the Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter is hip hop meets the classic songs of Richard Rogers. Included are includes...Show More Summary

Lil' Shaky and the Tremors Aftershock

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Lil' Shaky and the TremorsAftershockEZV RecordsChris Vachon, Roomful of Blues' guitarist for the past 25+ years who also has co-produced their last 10 albums, alerted me to this group and project he is part of that he recorded, mixed and mastered. Show More Summary

IBSC 75 Iowa Blues Artists

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Best show yet. Iowa Blues All Stars!!!! Jon East, Big Sister, Bo Ramsey, Bob Pace, Catfish Keith, Craig Erickson, Chicago Rick Lussie, Carol Thomas, Joe Price, Jono Smith, Taz Grant, Madam Jules, and The Bad Boys of the Blues. Please subscribe, Like, and share!!!!IBSC 75 Iowa Blues Artists

Mike Neer Steelonious

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Mike NeerSteeloniousSelf-ProducedSteel guitar has generally been associated with western swing and honky tonk country, although there have been exceptions with sacred steel gospel players. There have been several notable blues lap steel players including Hop Wilson, L.C. Show More Summary

Vivian Buczek Ella Lives

4 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Vivian BuczekElla LivesProphone RecordsSwedish vocalist Vivian Buczek has made her contribution to the Ella Fitzgerald centenary with this release. This is collaboration with pianist and arranger Martin Sjo?stedt with bassist Niklas Fernqvist and drummer Johan Lo?fcrantz Ramsay. Show More Summary

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