Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Michael O'Brien: Carolina Blue
Rhythm and Blues with a modern, urban feel featuring piano from Jesse O'Brien who has twice been voted Canada's best blues pianist
Patrick Whelan: Old City Session
A fine collection of contemporary blues/folk ballads featuring various styles from Mississippi delta to contemporary folk arrangements

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Mo' and the Flow: Beatniks and Jazz heads
Blues influenced by Jazz, Western Swing, Calypso and Latin or maybe the other way around
Joseph "UJ" Miller: Back Alley Blues And Beyond
Soft acoustic blues and orginal compositions with style, soul and a lot of heart
Bluestone is a collection of Northern Nevada musicians who share common musical influences but who also bring an expansive diversity to the band's sound. Bluestone seamlessly shifts from traditional blues to rock to folk rock to Native American and World beat grooves. Ninety percent of Bluestone's live material is original springing from the individual and collective experiences of the band

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Robby Z: What'cha Want From Me?
This CD contains seven new original songs written by Robby Z as well as six cover" songs. This CD ranges from upbeat hard driving blues to low down funk. It even has a Rockabilly feel to it on the track "Shooty-Bop"
Hot Blues in the Classic tradition, authentic stylist......soul stirring guitar work with riveting B-3 organ and harmonica
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings: Live! at the Sierra Nevada Brewery Big Room
Grammy nominated producer and slide guitarist unleashes a powerful live set with Special Guests taped for the public television series 'Sierra Center Stage.'

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Kimberly Allison: Beyond Blue
This album starts with a tribute to three great blues players who influenced the world of electric guitar: BB King, Albert King, and Freddie King. After track one, the album stretches beyond the blues to explore elements of rock, R&B, jazz, and funk. This eclectic mix has it's roots in the blues. It might be described as instrumental "bluesion."

Saturday, September 18, 2004

The Maynard Brothers Band: Take It From Me
Strap yourself in, grab the bottle and get ready for the ride. This is the best MBB yet
Marlee: Ready or Not
Honest, soulful blues and blues rock that will take you on an emotional journey

Friday, September 17, 2004

The Malford Milligan Band: Rides Again
Rockin texas blues.. best blues soul singer in texas. nuff said
George Gusman: Ready to Strike
Texas Style, Rockin' Rhythm & Blues
Big Walter The Thunderbird: Tell Me
Blues and early rock and roll
Big Walter The Thunderbird: Pain In My Heart
Blues - early Rock and Roll
Kathryn Grimm: Grimm Again
Contemporary electric blues with a twist brought to you by Los Angeles singer, guitar slinger Ms. Grimm - think Patsy Cline meets Etta James meets Stevie Ray Vaughan
Rain Dogs: Hair of the Dog
Old time acoustic blues with irreplacable female vocals. Down home music you can get into
Rain Dogs: Self titled Rain Dogs
The Rain Dogs are four talented musicians who have come together to share a love of American roots music. Creating a timeless sound all their own, they pay tribute to the old southern string bands and classic blues masters. Playing songs that have weathered the generations, the Rain Dogs perform music ranging in style from old time jug band blues & boogie woogie up thru the driving rhythms of early rock & roll

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Kurt Crandall: True Story
Chicago Blues, West Coast Swing, Kansas City Jump - these are just a few of the styles that you will hear on this new CD

Saturday, September 11, 2004

Al Smyth: It's Al in Your Head
The first CD-length project of Columbus Ohio blues artist Al Smyth takes listeners on the same energy-filled musical journey through the traditions of blues, jazz and rock that has caught the public's attention at his live performances
Blue West: Alien Dance
Bluesy rock quirky country with echoes of Roy Buchanan, Billy Vera and Duane Allman

Friday, September 10, 2004

Rivercat: Time 2 Misbehave
Roadhouse funky bluesrock
Texas Jake: King Of Slide
Original style, Texas-flavored, high voltage slide guitar blues
Roy Gaines: The First TB Album
Driving, achin' electric Chicago blues the way they were always meant to be delivered
Frank Goldwasser: Bluju
A very personal approach to the blues, with deft, hypnotic grooves, horns, percussions, etc. Intense, scorching guitar leads and tortured vocals. Blues greats JJ Malone and Philip Walker guest, as well as Lebanese master tabla player Souhail Kaspar
Sam Taylor: Voice of the Blues
Unique rockin' blues with powerful guitar, a sassy horn section and a surprising blues violin. Top that with classic blues vocals and you've got one helluva'n album
Kirk Fletcher: Shades of Blue
Classic electric Chicago, Delta, and West Coast blues played with passion and fire by one of the best blues guitarists in the business, with a little help from some high-profile friends
Hot Monkey Love: Primate Blues
A true blues band that has earned the respect of many on today's circuit, captures the heart and soul of legendary blues musicians in this 12 noon to 12 midnight "Live" recording

Thursday, September 09, 2004

Vassar Clements: Livin' With The Blues
Throughout his illustrious fifty-plus year career, Vassar has earned a reputation as one of America's greatest folk musicians, and as one of the architects of bluegrass music, Vassar always put the blues in bluegrass
Michael Powers: Onyx Root
Takes the listener through the different tastes of the 60s and 70s soul, blues and psychedelic music seen through the eyes of Michael Powers
John Gaar: Bittersweet Success
If you're lookin' for a dose of soulful-singin', guitar-lickin', smokin', rockin' blues, then you'll be healed with the sounds of the John Gaar Band. Latest CD is 'Bittersweet Success'. First cut 'Memphis' received top songwriting honors by Billboard Magazine
Johnny 'Guitar' Blommer: Still Cadillacin'
Blues and American roots music, from west coast Swing to the Louisiana swamp
O'Donel Levy: Asia Beat
An O'Donel Levy hard driving guitar playing and singing CD for R&B lovers. This CD also has a hint of jazz to show the pro guitar works of O'Donel Levy who tour the world with leading artists

Saturday, September 04, 2004

Job Striles: sings and plays
West Coast Jump Blues
Mugsy's Back: Again
Edgy R&B with Jazz under-tones. At times you hear Lyle Lovett style swing, at others you might catch a glimpes of Brian Setzer, and at other times something that is harder, but all with an influence and style that makes them Mugsy's Back
Billy Smith Band: Guitars and Blues
Features 15 songs performed on 15 classic American guitars. Gibson, Fender, PRS and Gretsch all share the spot light on this rockin CD. If you love guitar and dig the blues this CD is a must. It reached No.1 on the MP3 Ohio blues charts in June 2002 and broke the top 40 on the national charts. This is the first time it has been offered for sale and now is your chance

Friday, September 03, 2004

The Sandspurs: Infestin' the Savanna: Live at the Barking Kudu
Southern roots rock and blues, straight from the roadhouse. Purebred American mongrel music

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Warren Burrell Jr BKA Mr Bee: Mr Bee sings the Blues
The BLUES the way we sing and play it in Mississippi
Johnie B. Sanders: Blues Club Jumpin'
Chicago style blues
Al Hill & the Love Butlers: Willie Mae
Soulful R&B vocalist, playing boogie/New Orleans style piano and bluesy guitar. Ace song writing and a funky horn section complete the package

Wednesday, September 01, 2004

The Mike Crandall Band: Black Rain
Strong harp and guitar driven jump blues numbers as well as soulful, "way-down-in-the-alley" vocal treats. This CD covers a wide range of styles, with some interesting curves and twists
Anni Piper: Jailbait
Stylish, sultry and all original blues in a scorching debut from this Aussie bass playing babe