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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Euge Groove At Yoshi's

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Euge Groove
Yoshi's
Oakland, CA
February 5, 2016

Eclectic saxophonist Euge Groove (Tower of Power, Tina Turner, Bonnie Raitt) and his fantastic group performed to a capacity house during Friday's second show at Yoshi's Oakland. EG's outstanding band included: Randy Jacobs guitar, Cornelius Mims bass, Chris Miskel drums, and Colin Clausen ...

NEWS: TV / FILM

Documentary: Bobby Womack

Documentary: Bobby Womack

Soul singer-songwriter Bobby Womack died on Friday, June 27, at age 70. His career lasted 50 years, and he played a role in the recording careers of Sam Cooke, Sly Stone, the Rolling Stones and many other artists. His heartfelt sound is probably closest to Marvin Gaye and his influence was substantial, connecting gospel to romantic ...

Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information / Wings of Love

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Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shuggie Otis might not have been born holding a guitar but he probably picked his first one up soon thereafter. He did grow up playing guitar in bands led by his dad Johnny Otis, who introduced such artists as Charles Brown and Esther Phillips to R&B and soul audiences. He debuted in ...

Fusion Groovin’

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Analog Players Society
Hurricane Season in Brooklyn
Studio Brooklyn
2012

Hurricane Season in Brooklyn marks the debut of the Analog Players Society (APS), an extension of the lifelong pursuit of the groove by the percussionist, engineer and producer known as Amon, who first discovered Turkish, West African and Middle Eastern music ...

Take Five With Mike Davis

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Meet Mike Davis:

Mike Davis has lived several distinct musical lives. He has been a student, a serious student of performance and of theory and of composition and of art. He has been a gig warrior, playing multiple shows in multiple styles on different instruments at different venues with different bands on the same day ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

44 Voll-Damm Festival de Jazz de Barcelona: Mavis Staples, Lee Fields y Esperanza Spalding

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Mavis Staples + Dayna Kurtz
44 Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona
Sala Apolo
4 de noviembre de 2012

Hay miradas elocuentes, y la de Dayna Kurtz además sana como lo haría un bisturí eléctrico, que cauteriza a la vez que corta. Todo en ella irradia sinceridad, una palabra que suele asociarse con honestidad, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Blues Harmonica Icon Curtis Salgado Brings 'Soul Shot' to Sellersville, PA

Award-winning vocalist/songwriter/harmonica icon Curtis Salgado will celebrate the release of his blistering Alligator Records debut CD, Soul Shot, with a live performance at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Winner of the 2012 Blues Music Award for Soul Blues Artist Of The Year, Salgado effortlessly mixes R&B, funk and blues with a ...