- Music Reviews
- July 5, 2022
Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast (Ostinato Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Best Of (Craft Recordings). Review by Christopher Long.
While in self isolation, I finally got around to reading Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.
Shades of Blu (Nutbutton Inc). Review by Stacey Zering.
Sunshine Blues (Lakehouse Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Holiday for Strings (Don Giovanni Records). Review by James Mann.
Red Clay Soul (Heartfixer Music). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Step Back (Megaforce Records). Review by James Mann.
Turn It Up (Chicken Coup Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles (Concord Music). Review by James Mann.
Stone Rollin’ (Columbia Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Live in Concert (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Two legendary blues men swapping licks and telling tales. It’s a shame it seems recorded at ten in the morning. James Mann let’s the music do the talking.
Genius + Soul = Jazz (Concord Records). Review by James Mann.
Christmas with Sinatra and Friends (Concord Music). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Genius Hits The Road (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.
Genius: The Ulitmate Collection (Concord Music Group). Review by Phil Bailey.
Roots and Grooves (Heads Up International). Review by Cindy Barrymore.
Lonely Just Like Me: The Final Chapter (Hacktone Records). Review by Al Pergande.
The Dears’ mighty guitarist Patrick Krief has stepped up to the plate to write, perform and produce his very first solo effort. Just a week before the release of his debut solo work, and while still on the road with his band, he took the time to talk with Jen Cray.