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Live Review

Coco Montoya and Debbie Davies at Toad's, Denver CO

Read "Coco Montoya and Debbie Davies at Toad's, Denver CO" reviewed by Geoff Anderson


Coco Montoya, Debbie Davies The Toad Tavern Denver, Colorado April 1, 2009

The blues is something you either get, or you don't. To those that don't get it, it's just the same old chord progression running round and round like a NASCAR race. Some complain that the blues is primitive and repetitive. But so is sexy, and I like that too! Yeah, I get it. A slow blues tune with a searing guitar ...

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Album Review

Coco Montoya: Suspicion

Read "Suspicion" reviewed by Ed Kopp


Coco Montoya is a guitar-wielding blues-rocker whose voice and songs are indistinguishable from those of a hundred other blues-rockers. But when Montoya launches into one of his extended guitar solos, you just can't help but crank that volume knob. By the end of the CD you’re hopping around the room playing air guitar while the neighbors are phoning you to turn down the music.Born in Southern California, Montoya learned guitar from Albert Collins while toiling as Collins' drummer. ...


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