Saturday, October 30, 2004

Coen Wolters Band: Broken Glass
Influenced by musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, Chris Duarte, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton, Coen Wolters is regarded as a "big tone" guitar player. Groovin' and rockin' Blues

Thursday, October 28, 2004

The Dukes of Destiny: The Dukes of Destiny 3
Twenty years of joint jumping blues music with soul wrenching vocals, harmonica, guitar and saxophone backed by a powerhouse rhythm section
Cole Fonseca Blues Artist: Black Widow
When you think of listening to a Blues Artist, you think of soft Blues, this Artist is Definitely not soft. Coles music is Hard Driving, Intense, In Ur Face, Hard Core Delta Blues Rock. Cole Fonseca is not afraid to do something different and exciting

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Soul Food: Another Round
Homestyle Roots Music- Blues, Funk, Soul, with a dash of Rock, Pop, and Jazz
ChristiAna: ChristiAna
Blends blues, jazz, and soul with an occasional hint of country

Saturday, October 23, 2004

Big James: Now You Know
This is Big James' third CD of low down funky Chicago blues... it gets no better than this
Dov Hammer: Going Deep
New original acoustic Blues, with healthy doses of country and Bluegrass, and even some rock
Jane Crowe: 2 Days 2 Weeks 2 Months
Born and raised in Iowa, Jane Crowe enjoyed acting and singing throughout her childhood years. During a break from her acting career in New York City, she decided to devote herself full time to the pursuit of music. Escaping the bustle of the Big Apple, she moved to Tucson in August, 2001. Studying many of the great female vocalists-ranging from early jazz and blues through modern rock-she commands respect from the stage with her presence and sincerity

Friday, October 22, 2004

Red Rhythm Band: Gotta Have Your Love
Progressive fusion of blues and rock
LeRoy Foster: Meaning of the Blues
Red hot blues guitar style....vocals with attitude
Moody Scott: Simply Moody
Aunthenic R&B, Oldschool blues and down home soul

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Son of Hog: Blues & Other Hues
Mostly blues & blues rock with flashy guitar, some excursions to keep the bore-dogs at bay, and one big band number that will blow you away
Vicki D'Salle: My Heart's In New Orleans
Spunky & sexy jazzy blues from this pianist & vocalist and her combo

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Bill Sheffield: 1 Cent Candy
With a powerful, soulful voice, exceptional songwriter Sheffield delivers a blues masterpiece

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Blue Cherry & Friends: Live One
A blend of traditional, Chicago-style, and contemporary blues, with a New Orleans flavor
Jess & Zeb: ...Like Sunday Afternoon
Acoustic Blues/Jazz/Pop

Saturday, October 16, 2004

Don Hooper: Mr Songman
Original songs, acoustic and slide guitar, rack harmonica and footstomp box, in the old-time acoustic folk country blues tradition
T.J. Sullivan: The Adventures of Thelonius James
An Americana Blues/Roots Songbook with a splash of Jazz
Wildsang: Sky Dirt Speak Out Truth
Delta & Piedmont roots music chock full of almost all the sweat, grit, tragedy, bare truth, deep love & sacrifice that you can squeeze out of the blues

Thursday, October 14, 2004

Big Mike and The Booty Papas: Keep your hand out my pocket
Another Great blues CD from Macon, Ga. based band "Big Mike and The Booty Papas". This line up is the best yet! Big Mike on guitar and lead Vocals, the great Hal Register on lead guitar, Glen "Cuzz" Hutchison on bass and Jerome "J.T." Thomas (S.O.S. Band, Maceo Parker) on drums this is the hottest rhythm section anywhere and Tony Cooper (Doc Holliday, Toy Caldwell, Stillwater) on keyboards this CD is so funky that "if you play it with the windows open your lawn is gonna die".
The Roger Girke Band: My Baby Loves That Stuff
The Roger Girke Band is six-piece, progressive rhythm and blues band featuring strong vocals, TWO killer guitarists, and a veteren band comprised of keyboards , horns and a super tight rhythm section. Totally original - Yet reconizable and comfortable
Ray Satterwhite & Mellody Reed: Ruminations
Songs that tell stories about people and events we have experienced
Little Boogie Boy Featuring Nick Holt: We Do It For The Blues!
Blues and soul blues brought to you by Dutch bluesman Little Boogie Boy and US blues singer Nick Holt, who is the brother and former bassplayer of Magic Slim. Their soulful voices and the honest music, together in a great compilation of old and new songs
Kindle Williams, Sr.: Blues This
Eclectic blues, rock, funk r&b
Stevie Zee: Caballero
Stopping off in Spain to record his latest bloozed out offering this is the hot new album by master guitar stylist and cult blues rocker Stevie Zee. Absolutely essential listening for any serious follower of contemporary electric blues guitar

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Back Alley Blues Band: Up All Nite
R&B and blues with good ol' jook joint stories to tell
The Oozie Blues: LA Groove
This is high energy traditional blues and R&B. Great vocals sit on top a tight electric band. Sax, lead guitar and slide guitar solos are featured. Some of the finest and most seasoned blues musicians in Southern California make this CD the real deal
Adam Solomon: "Rocket Express II" African Renaissance Blues
On his latest album African Renaissance Blues, Adam (Professor) Solomon returns the blues to the African continent where it originated with African slaves. The effortless manner with which he controls the guitar so that it sings with him, adding a second voice to the piece, exemplifies the talent of this East African native. In African Renaissance Blues, Adam, has resurrected an art form, which is alive in West Africa thanks to a luminary like Ali Farka Toure, but is almost extinct on the east coast of Africa where the preferred music is soukous
Dave Celentano: Guitar Stew
Guitar driven Rock/Blues
Driving and honest meld of original blues and "bluesgrass" with a few classic covers tossed in
Lazer Lloyd: Higher Ground
A better guitar player than Stevie Ray, a better singer/songwriter than Bob Dylan, and he has deeper spiritual insite than Gandhi, but he has no desire nor time to convince people to buy this soulfully sweet blues-rock guitar album
Burt Conrad All Stars: A Soulful Journey
Rhythm & blues, blues, latin soul jazz
Joe Juliano with Matt Blum: Live 7-26-04
Soul singing, blues acoustic guitar, songs of the street, life, love, change and inertia

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Paul Ruzenski: When I Get Religion
Acoustic Delta Blues revival bottle neck slide played on authentic instrumentation in the style of the delta blues greats

Monday, October 11, 2004

Blues Matters - Issue 22 - Oct 2004-Nov 2004
Interviews, reviews, festival news....

Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Big Joe Duskin: Big Joe Jumps Again!
Legendary patriarch of Cincinnati blues and boogie piano presents his first new studio recording in nearly 2 decades... special guest soloists include Peter Frampton
Swamp Mama Johnson: Fresh, Raw & Live
All-female quintet from Seattle, Washington. Mastering the funky blues crossover genre, this band is as tight as can be, having toured the Northwest and Canada non-stop for almost a decade. These women have rocked the house from Anchorage to Los Angeles, from Saskatchewan to Memphis, playing clubs and festivals to crowds of thousands, and their combined releases have sold over 40,000 copies to fans all across the globe

Saturday, October 02, 2004

King Solomon: Blues Take One
Louisiana Blues and Hot Lick Guitar, blues that tell stories of heartbreak, desperation, and renders a painting of real life that everyone can relate to

Friday, October 01, 2004

BluesWorks: One Step - Live at IMT!
The full range of acoustic blues with a touch of jazz, from string band and Louisana swamp blues to originals and delightful oddities featuring harmonica, piano, mandolin, guitar, heartfelt vocals, and vocal harmony
Dave Channell: It's A Hard Life
It's A Hard Life has been regularly played on Mick Martin's Blues Party "Sat.1-5pm" on 88.9 KXJZ in Sacramento California. Dave Channell's CD features some of Sacramento's best blues players. The Harp, Guitars, and Keyboards smoke on top of rock solid bass and drums. So have a listen for yourself