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Blues Hall Of Fame Museum Benefit: Raise The Roof!  PPV Event March 24th

Blues Hall Of Fame Museum Benefit: Raise The Roof! PPV Event March 24th

“I’m excited to be part of this event, and even more excited to have my friends join me in supporting the Blues Foundation. I think it is important for all of us to give back to the music that we love and to ensure that the history of Blues is...Read Entire Article
Ralph Towner: A Journey Through Musical Expression

Ralph Towner: A Journey Through Musical Expression

I am aware that some articles I write are going to appeal to some of my readers more than others. We all have different tastes. I am purposely testing my boundaries when it comes to these posts. Remember it is a reflective blues and jazz revue! It does lean mostly...Read Entire Article
Gene Krupa: Remembering 100 Years

Gene Krupa: Remembering 100 Years

Thursday January 15th, 2009marks what would have been the 100th birthday of the greatest drummer who ever lived. This post’s intention is take you back and reflect upon this great man. And perhaps for those that are younger, create some awareness of this extraordinary and influential musician… I didn’t...Read Entire Article
A Cool Swinging Father's Day

A Cool Swinging Father's Day

This morning I received two Father's Day cards ... One from my 12 year old son and the other from my faithful Golden Retriever "Lucille." There's nothing better than getting a little recognition on this special day. I also got the afternoon off to do as I like. So what...Read Entire Article
Janiva Magness: Blues With a Soulful Expression

Janiva Magness: Blues With a Soulful Expression

This coming Thursday May7th the 30th Blues Music Awards will be presented at The Cook Convention Center in Memphis. Janiva Magness will be performing and is also nominated in several categories. In addition, Magness is a national spokesperson for Casey Family Programs which promotes foster care. They're also a...Read Entire Article
Murali Coryell: Sweet New Release Sugar Lips - CD Review

Murali Coryell: Sweet New Release Sugar Lips - CD Review

A few weeks back I received a message from a friend informing me about a new release by Murali Coryell called Sugar Lips. This immediately brought to mind an album review I did last October for Joe Louis Walker’s latest Between A Rock And The Blues. There were many memorable...Read Entire Article
Boz Scaggs (1969): Loan Me a Dime

Boz Scaggs (1969): Loan Me a Dime

As I’ve previously mentioned, this month marks the 1st anniversary of The Blues Blogger site. This time last year, because of the circumstances surrounding my own health, I needed an outlet for my creativity that I had bottled up for many years…The persona of The Blues Blogger became that means...Read Entire Article
San Jose Jazz Fest - Blues Stage - Carolyn Wonderland

San Jose Jazz Fest - Blues Stage - Carolyn Wonderland

A dollop of Janis Joplin, a slice of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a big load of soulful individuality. That's Wonderland, a seething-hot Texas singer-guitarist. And she can write too. ~ Boston Herald Early Sunday MorningThe alarm accidentally went off at 5:00 am, the same time it usually does every weekday...Read Entire Article
Hiram Bullock: Remembering A Great Artist

Hiram Bullock: Remembering A Great Artist

I wanted to mention briefly that today would have been Hiram Bullock's 53rd Birthday. There may be some people who don't know that Hiram passed away on July 25th 2008 after a brave struggle with throat cancer. So many of us recall him as the original guitarist from The David...Read Entire Article

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