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Blues Women – LazyEye, Teresa James, Kate Riggins, Lauren Mitchell, Eliza Neals

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Men have no monopoly on having or playing the blues. Here are five women serious about their music. Lazy Eye Live at Chapel Lane Self Produced 2016 Live at Chapel Lane is a nice left turn on the greasy archetype of the guitar-organ jazz trio. That these funky greens are being produced by the Australian band Lazyeye somewhere in the southern Australian climes is just the international gravy made by the music. The ...


Eliza Neals: Breaking and Entering

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After singing the praises of one Detroit native, Greg Nagy on Stranded (Big O Records, 2015) for incorporating all that was good from Motown in his sound, another Detroit artist shoots straight out of the Motor City to Chicago and down the Mississippi River to parts unknown. Eliza Neals joins the inestimable Mandy Lemons Nikides of Low Society, who, on You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down (Ice House Records, 2014) defined the term unhinged musically. Neals ...


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