Posted in September, 2016

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John McEuen


Multi-instrumentalist John McEuen has participated in some of the most iconic music of the 20th century, and he continues his path well into the 21st century with Made in Brooklyn. … Read more

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Dead Horses

Milwaukee’s Dead Horses brings out the best in songwriting and folk music via lead vocalist Sarah Vos. The trio mixes Vos’ lyrics with classic blues and country to create Cartoon … Read more

Erroll Garner

Though pianist Erroll Garner is hardly ever mentioned in the same breath as say, Bud Powell, Art Tatum, Dave Brubeck or Oscar Peterson, his creatively percussive left hand, free-flying right … Read more

John Prine

Hey man, it’s John Prine. So I won’t bitch about there not being one new, wry and dry observation of human foible amongst these fourteen coed duets and solo performances. … Read more

Doyle Bramhall II

The sounds of Rich Man wash away nearly all traces of Texas from the Texan behind it. Nearly. What seems like a creaky old bluesman at the outset of “Mama … Read more

Crushed Out

Don’t get the wrong idea. Crushed Out is not the second coming of the White Stripes, even if splashes of Jack and Meg’s DNA did happen to drop on Alien … Read more

R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco

Photos by Lou Montesano, taken at NYC’s Iridium on Feb 25th, 2015 Buckwheat Zydeco, born Stanley Dural, Jr., in 1947 in Lafayette, Louisiana, died on September 24th. Anyone lucky enough to … Read more

Van Morrison

Van Morrison albums now seem to be the distillation of his many styles, from mellow Celtic and jazz-tinged ballads to swinging blues shuffles… That was true for 2012’s Born to … Read more

Chicago Farmer

Chicago Farmer (aka Cody Diekhoff) has the novelist’s gift of building a suspenseful story to a surprising conclusion. Along the way, you need to stay with him as his lyrics … Read more