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Live Review

Amos Lee at Celebrate Brooklyn

Read "Amos Lee at Celebrate Brooklyn" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes


Amos Lee Celebrate Brooklyn, Prospect Park Brooklyn, NY June 20, 2014 After a high energy opening set by Brooklyn-based Lake Street Dive, Philadelphia native and singer/songwriter Amos Lee took to the stage with a five-piece band that included two multi-instrumentalists who took turns on guitars, horns and mandolins. The group kicked off with “Windows Rolled Down," a funk-driven tune that was well received by fans who completely filled the concert space. He ...

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Album Review

Amos Lee: Amos Lee

Read "Amos Lee" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Amos Lee represents Blue Note's effort to capitalize on the success of Norah Jones by marketing a male version of the genre-stretching pianist/vocalist.

There. I said it and got that out of the way.

That is just so much business hooey, but it needed to be said anyway. Amos Lee is a talented singer, guitarist, and songwriter. The latter is perhaps his best talent. Damn few songwriters make music today. Bob Dylan and John Prine come ...


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