An evening of soul and alcohol draws Billie Holiday to her demise. Carl F. Gauze reviews Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill at Orlando Shakes.
BT/She/Her. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Devyn Rush talks her influences and style and her new EP with Stacey Zering.
Stacey Zering sits down with UK jazz performer Fiona Ross.
Sugar Drops (Red House Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Chasing Lights (Thirty Tigers). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
Cabaret of Daggers (Org Music). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Beth Hart - Live At The Royal Albert Hall (Mascot Label Group/Provogue). 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.
One People One World (KFR). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Night (Sony Classical). Review by James Mann.
Various Artists (StormVox). Review by May Terry.
The distance between Eunice Waymon and Nina Simone is explained and explored for Jessica Whittington in this somewhat dry biography.
From gothic siren to torch singer, Gitane Demone has been through it all. This new double-disc DVD collection chronicles the many phases and changes of her long and overlooked life and art.
After a week of YouTube mania, Steve Stav assesses the far-reaching ramifications of the Susan Boyle phenomenon in his essay on the Scottish singer.
Shelton Hull finds there is much to learn in this collection of conversations with the enigmatic and innovative trumpeter, not nearly as reticient with interviewers as legend has it.
ToHeavenURide (Mighty Sound). Review by Rose Petralia.
When epic indie rock that’s heavy with literary allusions, like what The Decemberists create, can sell out a large venue like the Hard Rock Live it gives Jen Cray hope for the state of music.
Beautiful People Ltd. (Atavistic Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Thirteen Masks (Atavistic). Review by Matthew Moyer.
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