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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dennis Coffey: Hot Coffey in the D – Burnin at Morey Baker’s Showplace Lounge

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Who is Dennis Coffey? In this period of Adderall attention spans, Dennis Coffey is this: The Temptations' “Ball of Confusion" (Gordy, 1970); Edwin Starr's “War" (Gordy, 1970); Diana Ross and the Supremes' “Someday We'll be Together" (Motown, 1969). Does that ring a bell? I know everyone talks about the West Coast's “Wrecking Crew," but, Detroit had ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Blake Aaron Spins Soulful Guitar Tales On “Soul Stories,” Coming May 5

Blake Aaron Spins Soulful Guitar Tales On “Soul Stories,” Coming May 5

"Wes Side Story” bodes to be the fourth single from the set to enter the Billboard Top 10. Aliso Viejo, CA—Guitarist Blake Aaron utilized an unconventional approach when constructing his fifth album, Soul Stories, which will be released May 5 by Innervision Records. To maintain his presence on radio and in the marketplace while juggling a busy ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Montreux Jazz Festival: Montreux, Switzerland, July 3-5, 2011

Read "Montreux Jazz Festival: Montreux, Switzerland, July 3-5, 2011" reviewed by Phillip Woolever

Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux, Switzerland
July 3-5, 2011
The 45th Edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival included many iconic profiles, bonded in unique partnership, and rare as the sunset air. Those collaborated chords ensured Montreux remains at the pinnacle of performance packaging, as the festival continued a streak atop European “must see" musical destinations. ...