Category: CD Review

Big Shoes

Big Shoes Step on It!

Step On It! Biglittle Records Step On It! Is the latest disc from highly regarded session players making up the Nashville-based band Big Shoes. They include guitarists Rick Huckaby, Will McFarlane and Kenne Cramer; keyboardist Mark T. Jordan; bass player

Peter Ward

Peter Ward

Blues On My Shoulders Gandy Dancer Records Originally from Maine, Peter Ward is no stranger to the blues scene in the musician rich Northeastern corner of the United States. Having lived in Boston for many years he has filled in

Daniel Eriksen

Daniel Eriksen

Narrative Boogie Pzedeco Records Norwegian bluesman Daniel Eriksen has a free flowing slide style that may bring to mind other notable guitarists like Roy Rogers or John Mooney. He was the second place winner in the 2018 International Blues Challenge

Cary Morin

Cary Morin

Cradle To The Grave Maple Street Music This is acoustic fingerstyle guitar playing at its best. Cory Morin offers beautifully refreshing and delightful music, from start to finish, or should that read from Cradle to the Grave as the title

Larkin Poe

Larkin Poe

Peach Tricki-Woo Records Atlanta’s Larkin Poe are sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell and they’re crossing the lines between blues and rock with determination. Whether delivering hard hitting originals or taking on new scopes with traditional pieces, they are setting their

Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager

Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager CD

Rough Cut Alligator Records With the release of Rough Cut, the world is for the first time hearing what those of us in Portland have known for many years, Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager are a natural fit for acoustic

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