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Drinking Again and Them There Eyes - Happy Birthday Doris Tauber

Read "Drinking Again and Them There Eyes - Happy Birthday Doris Tauber" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This week we feature new releases from Fahir Atakoglu with Luciana Souza and other guest vocalists who contribute lyrics to his latest project of love songs, Carol Albert, Ran Blake with vocalist Christine Correa, plus birthday shoutouts to Doris Tauber (composer of “Them There Eyes" and “Drinking Again"), vocalists Maria Muldaur, Tom Wopat, Nancy Harms, Mel Torme, Lorraine Feather, pianists Ariel Pocock, Champian Fulton, Michael Feinstein and more. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing ...

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Take Five with Maria Muldaur

Read "Take Five with Maria Muldaur" reviewed by Maria Muldaur

About Maria Muldaur Maria Muldaur is best known for “Midnight At The Oasis," though she has toured extensively worldwide for over four decades, and has released 41 albums covering all stripes of American Roots Music, including Gospel, R&B, Jazz and Big Band, as well as several award-winning children's albums. Often joining forces with other fine artists, she has recorded and produced on-average, an album per year. These last few years have seen the 50th Anniversary Kweskin Jug Band ...

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Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Tracy Nelson and Del Ray at the Musical Instrument Museum

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Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Tracy Nelson and Del Ray Musical Instrument Museum “Saluting the Pioneers of Women Who Rock" Phoenix, Arizona October 16, 2013 Four women musicians performed a joyous tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Memphis Minnie, black pioneers in gospel and early blues styles that became the roots of rock 'n' roll. The 22-song concert format was a soul-satisfying mix of gospel, blues, boogie-woogie and swing. “Saluting the Pioneers" was ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Maria Muldaur: A Woman Alone With The Blues

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When Peggy Lee died last year, the jazz world--and the entire music world--lost one of its greatest balladeers and stylists. Simply put, when you hear Miss Peggy Lee's trademark hushed sensuality, you immediately recognize that her voice could belong to no one else. Maria Muldaur, a steamy chanteuse who made her name in blues and roots music in the ‘60s and ‘70s and then successfully shifted to jazz in the ‘80s, has resurrected Lee's ethos for A Woman Alone... (Ms. ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Maria Muldaur: Music For Lovers

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Maria Muldaur is blessed with a voice that's both supple and sassy. In fact, her singing seems to grow more soulful with each album. Muldaur has tackled a lot of genres during her 57 years--everything from jug band music to bluegrass to rock to jazz to gospel to children's music. Over the last decade or so, Muldaur has focused primarily on blues and rootsy pop. Always smart about her musical choices, she is particularly effective on sultry, seductive numbers like ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Maria Muldaur: Meet Me Where They Play The Blues

Read "Meet Me Where They Play The Blues" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Bob Dole ought to ditch the Viagra and buy Maria Muldaur's latest CD. Muldaur's new one is hotter than Tabasco sauce and a hell of a lot cheaper than those blue pills.Former pop songstress Muldaur has reconstituted herself as a blues singer while retaining the sexually charged persona that she created with the 1974 hit “Midnight at the Oasis." On Meet Me Where they Play the Blues, Muldaur tackles a subgenre that meshes perfectly with her silky voice ...


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