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A New Look at the Blues

Read "A New Look at the Blues" reviewed by Chris Mosey

A release of remastered albums on vinyl by the European jazz label Storyville provides a welcome chance to re-evaluate the blues and the black artists who introduced the musical form to Europe.

The albums are pressed on 180 gram virgin vinyl, individually numbered, and with old and new liner notes. Each record comes ...

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Jazz & Blues Florida March 2012 Online Edition Posted

Jazz & Blues Florida March 2012 Online Edition Posted

The new edition of Jazz & Blues Florida, Florida's free online source for information on live jazz and blues in clubs, concerts and festivals, is now available. Readers throughout Florida and visitors coming from around the world consult this site for information on the vibrant scene to be found throughout the sate. We are all about ...

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Snakebite

Read "Snakebite" reviewed by Ed Kopp

One look at Magic Slim’s glowering face on the cover of this CD and it’s clear the big man means business. At age 62, the Magic one shows no signs of mellowing. Snakebite rocks ferociously, thanks in large part to the leader's raw guitar playing.

This is the Teardrops' most diverse effort to date, and ...

Magic Slim and the Teardrops: 44 Blues

Read "44 Blues" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Magic Slim and the Teardrops are one of the best gutbucket blues bands around. Their music is loud, refreshingly unprocessed and it rocks like the devil.

Though the Teardrops' guitar-centric sound has grown edgier and more distinctive in recent years, the band was already a veteran operation in 1992 when this live set was recorded in ...