Category: CD Review

The Eric Hughes Band

The Eric Hughes Band

Meet Me In Memphis Self-Produced The Eric Hughes Band are long time veterans of the Memphis blues scene and you can find them most any night playing on Beale Street, but they are much more than just another blues band.

RL Boyce

RL Boyce

Roll And Tumble Waxploitation Records A native of Como, Mississippi — deep in the heart of the Mississippi Hill Country, RL Boyce is no stranger to the sounds of the blues. He began performing music at a young age playing

Sweet Pea Atkinson

Sweet Pea Atkinson

Get What You Deserve Blue Note Records Hillard “Sweet Pea” Atkinson was the former vocalist with the 80s-90s band Was (Not Was) and more recently with The Boneshakers, he has also collaborated with the likes of Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Raitt,

Isaac Scott

Isaac Scott

Isaac Scott Live ’83-‘84 Bluestown It has been a little more than sixteen years since Isaac Scott passed away in November 2001 at the age of 56. The Northwest icon long held a prominent position as one of the absolute

Jimmie Bratcher

Jimmie Bratcher - This is Blues Country

This Is Blues Country Ain’t Skeert Tunes The Reverend Jimmie Bratcher is back with a new recording and a new idea. The Kansas City-based bluesman has reached back into his younger days, growing up in a household filled with the

Stanton Moore

With You In Mind: The Songs Of Allen Toussaint Cool Green recordings This is a nicely done tribute of Allen Toussaint. Stanton Moore is an established drummer on the New Orleans music scene and he is partnered up with two

Chris Daniels and The Kings

Blues With Horns Vol. 1 Moon Voyage Records Chris Daniels and the Kings have been a Denver-area mainstay for the past thirty-three years, with fifteen recordings under their belt and have performed throughout the United States and into Europe. Led

Sonny Rhodes

Sonny Rhodes

The Essential Sonny Rhodes: Songs & Stories Need To Know Music Clarence Smith, better known to the world as Sonny Rhodes, is part of that long rich line of superior blues guitarists originating from Texas. With a career ranging for

King Louie’s Blues Revue

King Louie’s Blues Revue

Live At Riverhouse Jazz Shoug Records When jazz promoter Marshall Glickman began bringing King Louie’s Blues Revue to Bend for the Jazz at the Oxford series he never felt that the act would become so popular that he’d be booking

Chris Cain

Chris Cain

Chris Cain Little Village Foundation There is little doubt that Chris Cain is one of the most dynamic and inventive guitarists of the past twenty plus years. Why he isn’t mentioned in the first breath of anybody speaking of blues