- Staff Picks
- February 27, 2021
Le cut-up populaire. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Black Top Run (Provogue/Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Joe Bonamassa and his mighty blues ensemble rolled into Clearwater, Florida for two nights of contemporary blues at its finest. Michelle Wilson caught Evening One of this towering blues extravaganza.
Believe (Mascot Label Group/Provogue Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Smokehouse Serenade (Highlander Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Beth Hart offered a healthy serving of blues in Orlando, and Michelle Wilson was there to savor the sweet experience.
Tedeschi Trucks Band kicked off their Summer Wheels of Soul Tour with a hometown show in Jacksonville. Michelle Wilson rolled in right behind them to capture the event.
Reinvented. Review by Stacey Zering.
Trouble & Whiskey ( American Showplace Music). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Meeting My Shadow (Ruf Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Heal My Soul (Provogue). Review by Joe Frietze.
Detroit in the 1960’s was a hard city going through hard times. The music that come out of Detroit was incubated at the Grande Ballroom. Wayne Kramer (MC5), Ted Nugent and many others remember the wild times.
Tab Benoit brings it in Orlando and Michelle Wilson loved it!
Doyle Bramhall II flat tore it up in Melbourne, and Michelle Wilson was there!
In The Magic Shop (Vizztone Label Group). Review by James Mann.
Feels So Good ( TRC Records). Review by James Mann.
Live at Legends (Silvertone/RCA). Review by Joe Frietze.
Revelator (Sony Masterworks). Review by James Mann.
Ever wonder why this country seems to have gone to hell? Watch Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story and wonder no more.
“How High The Moon,” indeed. Imelda May‘s tribute to Les Paul & Mary Ford – with Jeff Beck along for the ride – not only caused quite a sensation at the Grammys, it opened America’s eyes and ears to an Irish singing sensation on the rise. Steve Stav recently talked to Ms. May about her big night, guitar god Beck, and her upcoming U.S. tour.
Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman, Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.