Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Amateur Trash: Oliveto Blues
Instrumental blues rock
The Johnny DeFrancesco Power Trio: Power Trio Live
Rockin' Electric Blues, hard driving ensemble playing
Jimmi Mayes: Messin' With The Kid
Jimmi Mayes is a Chicago legend who has supported and collaborated with many oustanding artists. He worked as the drummer for Joey Dee and the Starliters for a year and a half. During that time, the band featured none other than Jimi Hendrix on guitar. Jimmi Mayes later went on to work with Hendrix on some of his studio recordings, including the song My Friends from the album First Rays Of The Rising Sun
Sister Mojo and the Voodoo Groove: Femme Fatale
Hot guitar, haunting saxophone and sultry female blues vocals stand out on this album that traverses styles from Jazz, to Blues and Blues-Rock
Gravel Road
A dark and raw mix of Delta Blues, Punk Rock, and good old Rock 'n' Roll. Hip shakin', ass movin, deep, heavy and groovy
Gravel Road
A dark and raw mix of Delta Blues, Punk Rock, and good old Rock 'n' Roll. Hip shakin', ass movin, deep, heavy and groovy
The Blue Monday Blues Band: Blue Monday
An impressive four piece blues band with players from all over the USA. They sing and play with a passion that can only come from living the blues. Blue Monday covers selection from pioneers such as Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Willie Dixon and Little Walter as well as more contemporary artists like Stevie Ray Vaughn, Mark Hummel, Charlie Musselwhite, and Smokin' Joe Kubek

Thursday, November 25, 2004

The Delta Jukes: Working For The Blues
The Delta Jukes are a loose aggregation of some of the Mississippi Delta's finest Blues musicians
Tim Obert: Melody Maker
This CD is named Melody Maker simply for the fact that I cross all kinds of genre. Blues, light jazz, gospel. Some might even think I get a little carnival like
Al Basile: Blue Ink
New Classic Blues in styles from acoustic to electric, from Texas to Chicago to New Orleans, from Muddy Waters to Freddy King to Leroy Carr. Blues greats Duke Robillard and Jerry Portnoy help form a dream backup band
Linsey Alexander: Someone's Cookin' in my Kitchen
Traveling the same road as many great artists before him, the self-styled Hoochie Man spent a number of years playing small bars and clubs on Chicago's south side before making a name for himself on the downtown Chicago Blues scene around 1997. Having recently played in Europe, Canada, and New York, he has been bitten by the travel bug, and plans to tour again in the future. Some day, he would like to return to Memphis where he taught himself how to play his beloved Gibson guitar. But for now, he is content to work on perfecting his craft, and keeping his fans hungry for more Hoochie Man blues
Big Dez: Sail on Blues
Kick ass modern Rythm'n Blues from France ... 100% booty shacking music

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Sax Gordon: Live At The Sax Blast
Wild sax the way it should be, from the rockinest horn man on the planet today
Carlee Smith: Yesterday I Said Good-Bye
Jazz, Blues, with a Funky Twist
Rick Hall and The Blues Healers
Rockin'Blues with a ton of vocal soul. Primarily electric and slide guitars with a happening horn section on some of the cuts
Mike Guldin and "Rollin' & Tumblin'": Roadhouse Rhythm
New collection of Blues, Soul and Modern Roots music by Mike Guldin and "Rollin' & Tumblin", 2-time finalists in the International Blues Challenge, sponsored by the Blues Foundation an Memphis, TN

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Keith Porteous: Smolder
Smoldering jazzy blues vocals
The Mighty Mike Schermer Band: First Set
Guitar-driven electric blues and New Orleans inspired roots music

Friday, November 19, 2004

Big Wes: Back in the Alley
Big Wes is a multi-talented musician with his own original and distinctive sound
Piute Mountain Blues Boys: Everybody Get Loaded
Simply some of the STONIEST pot songs on the planet. "Wake Up and Smell the Grass"
Rocky Zharp: Live At B.B. Kings, Hollywood
Raw blues with a feeling of happiness
B and the Buzz: Live from the Vineyard
Live recording of the Kings of Cool, Jump Swing, Jazz and Blues
theMilkMan: I Can't Believe It's Not Brother!
Calling on the blues traditions of the great delta walking musician, from Charlie Patton to John Lee Hooker. This is a one man act that sounds just like a trio. Original material written old school style with a fresh twist. Close your eyes and go back

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Dave Gross: You Don't Love Me
Young new blues guitar slinger, with a powerful voice, and a kickin' rhythm section
Bugs Henderson: Stormy Love
Legendary Texas blues/rock guitarist. A favorite with fans and rock critics since his early recordings in the 60's with Mouse and the Traps, and his 70's work with NITZINGER. Brand new 2004 studio recording with his band, the Shuffle Kings

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Speedo "Harmonica" Jones: Have Blues Will Travel
Electric blues featuring blistering harmonica by speedo and searing guitar solos by Mick Taylor
Ayanna Hobson & The Soulmates: Looking For A Home Too
American Heritage Blues, Soul, R&B and Jazz Music, that will make your Knees wiggle and your Liver quiver
Vibro Kings: 55
This band sounds like they mean what they are saying. Groovy and smoking Texas/Chicago style blues whit loots of energy, good tunes and great guitar playing

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Piute Mountain Blues Boys: Piute Mountain Songs - 2
More great musical performances by the Piute Mountain Blues Boys. Great Lyrics.....GREAT BLUES
Reggie Wayne Morris: Blues Binge
Rocking, Low down dirty, Boogie Woogie, Fatback Rhythm and Groove, 21st Century Blues
Charlie O. and The Houserockers: Trouble in The Southland
A mixture of Blues and Rock Mississippi style
Kenny Palyola: Live from The Saxon Pub, Austin
This is Texas blues, from native Texan Kenny Palyola. Featuring hot Texas blues guitarists Little Ray Ybarra, Paul Ramirez and Lightning Red
The Red Mercury Blues Band: nothin purdy boutda blues
One of Detroit's finest all original rockin' blues outfits! These guys are veterans of Detroit's club circuits and have played in every blues club the city has or had. Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records has said: "some good guitar playing here" and "I like the fact that the band is fun and unpretentious"
Showcasing The Blues Volume 2: More Of South Florida's Best Blues Bands
An outstanding compilation of 16 bands playing The Blues
Political, edgy and real, duo WILDSANG's debut CD BLUES keeps the blues tradition alive. Hillary Kay and Kate Freeman play Delta and Piedmont style blues with messages that are exciting, empowering and contemporary
Mike Allen: Blues, Boogie and Roots
Modern stories set to classic blues and rockabilly beats and folk forms, hip poetry with deep down vocals, a tasty mix of funky acoustic guitar stylings, and sizzling harmonica

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Big Ran Feuers: Bear Creek Blues
Rockin Blues With Soulful Rhythms and Humorous Blues Lyrics
Todd Grubbs: Beautiful Device
Jazz fusion meets electric guitar rockin blues
Chick Roberts: Blue Turning Gray
Chick is a veteran Canadian Blues musician/singer, who along with his band "Lowdown Ways" and some very special guests, pays a musical tribute to some of the great blues artists. From the 1920's to the 1990's
Outta d' Blues: Local Superstar
New urban folksongs, blues with a touch of humor. Featuring titles like "Sensitive Man Gets Tuff", "Deadman Blues","Pitbull Bull Boogie" and the tribute to all part time players, "Local Superstar."

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Jacob Clyde: Blues Guitar Deluxe
Highly rhythmic original new improved guitar blues with vocals (old & new school)
Fat Cat Voodoo
Based in Queens, New York City, Fat Cat Voodoo plays a variety of traditional blues, modern blues and blues rock with their own hard edged style but also paying homage to the blues legends. Fat Cat Voodoo prides themselves with high energy live performances which were reproduced while recording this album. This album contains all upbeat rockers( no ballads here) which range from Bar Room Blues, Hard Rock to Roadhouse Boogie
Dan Treanor and Frankie Lee: African Wind
Stripped down blues with an African feel that touches on a raunchy, bare-bones, Mississippi hill country style

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Guitar Charlie: Down at the Crossroads
A mixture of Mississippi Delta, Chicago and city Blues, that will boogie you down
The Mike Gray Band: Maiden Voyage
Southern rockin' blues
ScottyBoy's Steady Rollin' Band: Fun to visit
True Kansas City Blues packed full of Flaming Harmonica and Scorching Guitar licks, underscored by a Blazing dynamic rhythm section

Saturday, November 06, 2004

BluesGuy Schwartz & The New Jack Hippies: Blue Motel
The second all-blues, bluesrock and R&B album by songwriter, bandleader and Texas legend Guy Schwartz
Bill E Shaw: Double Monkey Time
Bill E Shaw's "Double Monkey Time" is a shot of Rockin' Rhythm, and Bakersfield blues, recorded in New Orleans and featuring Jerry Jumonville, Joe Krown, Mike Leech, EJ Griffin, and Alan Linker

Thursday, November 04, 2004

Nobby Reed Project: Moonlight Drivin'
Strong blues-rock, sounding like groups from the lates 60's -70's, mixed with some diversity (slow and instrumentals) and jamming songs
Bobby Cameron: Emotional Drift
A high energy blues-rock guitar slinging singer/songwriter with a folk pop edge; bridges the styles of Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Mark Knopfler