- Staff Picks
- September 22, 2021
Birling Gap (Shelflife). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
It’s hard to to live up to a name like Young Fresh Fellows when you’ve been at it for almost 40 years, but good time rock and roll never goes out of style.
The legendary 83 year old bluesman can still command a stage, says Roi Tamkin.
Sitting On Top of the Blues (Deep Rush Records/Thirty Tigers). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Beth Hart offered a healthy serving of blues in Orlando, and Michelle Wilson was there to savor the sweet experience.
Black To Blues ( Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
A documentary about the innovative guitar legend interspersed with performances from an all-star tribute from 2006.
Midnight Highway (Provogue/Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Keb’ Mo’ inspires Jacksonville, and Michelle Wilson, to dance in the aisles and bask in the good vibes of a feel-good concert.
Red Clay Soul (Heartfixer Music). Review by Michelle Wilson.
From the Big Muddy: Impressions of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2016
The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974 (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
He’s simply the greatest. B.B. King: The Life of Riley tells the story and the struggle behind his life in the blues.
Feels So Good ( TRC Records). Review by James Mann.
It was a must-see double-bill – an old fashioned blues bash of epic proportions – the pairing of one of today’s top artists with a bona fide living legend.
Live at Legends (Silvertone/RCA). Review by Joe Frietze.
I’ll Play the Blues for You (Stax). Review by James Mann.
The inaugural, and hopefully annual, Orlando Calling Festival brings BIG acts to Central Florida for a major two-day music festival November 12-13.
“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.
35th Anniversary Jam (Telarc). Review by Bill Campbell.
Buddy’s Baddest: The Best of Buddy Guy (Silvertone). Review by James Mann