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Delmark Records: It Ain't Over

Delmark Records: It Ain't Over

The Blues Foundation will present the 31st Annual Blues Music Awards (formally known as "W.C. Handy Awards,") on May 6, 2010, from the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Artists, industry reps and supporters from around the world will have the opportunity to celebrate the finest in Blues recording and...Read Entire Article
Reflecting On Tony Williams And The Joy of Flying

Reflecting On Tony Williams And The Joy of Flying

The following article was the first piece I wrote in the New Year of 2008. It was originally featured on Blogcritics.org... Similar in style to a post I penned called Thinking About Matt Guitar Murphy, it takes a peek into my late teen life and my jazz based influences of...Read Entire Article
Steve Khan: The Blue Man

Steve Khan: The Blue Man

My son was asking me the other day about a picture I have hanging in my basement. It’s called The Blue Man and the artist is the late Jean Michel Folon. The artwork is also on the cover and is the title of one of my favorite guitarists Steve Khan’s...Read Entire Article
Samantha Fish: Wild Heart | Album Review

Samantha Fish: Wild Heart | Album Review

Before listening to 'Wild Heart,' the third album release for Samantha Fish I must admit I wasn't too familiar with her work. I've heard her name over the years mostly through Mike Zito, an outstanding musician from St. Louis whose music I've really enjoyed. Fish worked with Zito on her...Read Entire Article
Greenwood, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour (Part 5)

Greenwood, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour (Part 5)

If you missed the previous four parts in my Mississippi Delta Tour Series, you can click on the corresponding links below)• Part 1, Desoto County, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour • Part 2, Tunica, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour • Part 3, Clarksdale, Mississippi: MS Delta Tour • Part 4, Indianola, Mississippi: MS Delta TourDay...Read Entire Article
The Winner of The Radiators Wild & Free CD Giveaway Is...

The Winner of The Radiators Wild & Free CD Giveaway Is...

A random draw was just placed for a free copy of The Radiators latest 30th Anniversary CD Wild and Free. I really had a lot of fun listening to this disc. It's a great retrospective and one that the winner is really going to enjoy...Congratulations ToButchI will be emailing...Read Entire Article
Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

When I come up with ideas for what to write for this site, I have a good sense of what it’s going to be about before I start typing. I scan through my music collection, pick the artist, organize the tunes on my MP3, and think about my past and...Read Entire Article
Remembering Little Walter ...

Remembering Little Walter ...

The following article was originally featured Dec 3rd, 2007 on blogcritics.org. Coincidentally a few weeks later, Little Walter was inducted into The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. The timing made this a very popular piece... As May 1,2010 would have been Little Walter's 80th birthday, I've re-posted...Read Entire Article
Jon Schwartz & The Kids Like Blues Band: Thematic Teaching Using The Blues

Jon Schwartz & The Kids Like Blues Band: Thematic Teaching Using The Blues

Today I’m featuring an educational and entertaining guest post by Jon Schwartz - a second grade teacher at Garrison Elementary School located in Oceanside, California. When I was first made aware of Jon’s teaching endeavors, I was moved by his efforts in utilizing the blues as a vehicle for education...Read Entire Article

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