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Chris Barber Retires After 65 Years As A Top Bandleader And Pioneer Of Blues In Britain

Chris Barber Retires After  65 Years As A  Top Bandleader And Pioneer Of Blues In Britain

Trombonist/bandleader Chris Barber has announced his permanent retirement from full-time music after leading his internationally popular band since 1954. His original small group initially played in jazz clubs but by the late 50s became an attraction in large concert halls throughout the UK and Europe. Chris Barber’s Jazz Band first toured the USA in 1959 after ...

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The Lost Nashville Sessions Of Wayne Jackson & The Memphis Horns Band Released After More Than Three Decades April 19th

The Lost Nashville Sessions Of Wayne Jackson & The Memphis Horns Band Released  After More Than Three Decades April 19th

In the preamble to the 50th Anniversary of Grammy Lifetime Award winners The Memphis Horns in June, Skytone Entertainment releases The Lost Nashville Sessions by Wayne Jackson and The Memphis Horns Band in all digital formats today. The recording unearths tapes that were found lying dormant in a Nashville attic for over 34 years. Recorded in the ...

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Maria Muldaur Readies 41st Album: "Don't You Feel My Leg - The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker" Out September 28th

Maria Muldaur Readies 41st Album: "Don't You Feel My Leg - The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker" Out September 28th

When a 24-year-old Blue Lu Barker stepped up to the microphone at Decca Records studio in Manhattan in 1938 to record Don’t You Feel My Leg, she had no way of knowing that that initial recording would turn out to be such an enduring piece of blues artistry. An immediate hit, the song instantly established Barker ...

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Award-Winning Saxophonist Tony Kofi And The Organisation Release "Point Blank" On The Last Music Company Label on August 31

Award-Winning Saxophonist Tony Kofi And The Organisation Release "Point Blank" On The Last Music Company Label on August 31

“I don’t think I set out to create a retro concept, but it’s mostly what I hear in my head. Because I grew up in the 1970s, the music of that era which I love is deeply rooted within my musical ear,” says saxophonist Tony Kofi of this latest collection, which features the classic organ sound ...