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Walter Trout: Thriving With The Blues

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I considered using the word surviving, instead of thriving, in the title. However, as you will see, Walter Trout has done much more than “just survive" his real life blues. Trout speaks candidly about his struggles and near fatal experience with liver disease and the ensuing transplant. He also spoke with humor, vigor, and a renewed ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Beth Hart at the Historic Wuppertal Statehouse

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Beth Hart Band
Historic Statehouse
Wuppertal, Germany
May 24, 2017

It is interesting how sometimes, when performed properly, the most tragic, heartbroken blues can be thoroughly inspiring. Beth Hart verified the truth in that improbable contradiction many times during a superb show.

Hart is known for soaring ...

Jeannie Tanner: Words And Music

Read "Words And Music" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Chicago-based Composer, vocalist and trumpeter Jeannie Tanner has produced quite an album. Not just one but two CDs spanning nineteen songs all of which were entirely composed by Tanner, hence the title of the record. No fewer than twelve guest vocalists were enlisted for this project some of whom doubled on an instrument such as Elaine ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Live in Sweden 1987

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Johnny Winter
Live in Sweden 1987
MVD Visual
2016
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C'era la neve a Stoccolma, a gennaio del 1987. E questa non è certo una novità. Ma nella capitale svedese c'erano anche Johnny Winter e il suo trio, senza dimenticare che a sorpresa era stato coinvolto per ...

Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty

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Johnny Winter
Down & Dirty
Megaforce Records
2016

Johnny Winter's life and times were so colorful that even a painstakingly conceived and executed documentary such as Down & Dirty almost begs credibility. Yet as closely as the film delves into the albino bluesman's lifestyle in his later years, on the road and ...

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Got A Mind to Give Up Living: Live 1966

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Real Gone Music's release of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band's Live 1966 is a godsend for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it reminds, if that's indeed necessary, of what a vital influence on contemporary blues was (and is) this sextet.

Forget for a moment the profundity of an ...

Steve Herberman, Hristo Vitchev, Rick Stone and Harvey Valdes

Read "Steve Herberman,  Hristo Vitchev, Rick Stone and Harvey Valdes" reviewed by Dom Minasi

Welcome back to Guitarists Rendezvous, our third installment in a series that introduces readers to emerging or established guitarists who fly just under the radar of public recognition. Each will field the same four questions and we've included audio and video so you can sample their music.

This installment includes a diverse group ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Eric Burdon & the Animals at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

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Eric Burdon & the Animals with special guest the Edgar Winter Group
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Westbury, NY
August 28, 2015

Eric Burdon is an iconic member of the '60s British Blues Invasion. Burdon's band, the Animals, along with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Hollies, the Dave ...

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Burlington, VT, June 5-14, 2015

Read "Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Burlington, VT, June 5-14, 2015" reviewed by Doug Collette

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, VT
June 5-14, 2015

The continuing success of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival not only elevates the level of participation in the city's music scene for the duration of each annual run, but also shines a light throughout Vermont's Queen City to illuminate the variety of venues ...

Muddy Waters 100: Muddy Waters 100

Read "Muddy Waters 100" reviewed by James Nadal

When a local guitarist and blues singer in Clarksdale, Mississippi named McKinley Morganfield made his first field recording at the Stovall plantation, on August 31, 1941, he had no idea where this music would take him. By the time he plugged his guitar into an amplifier on Chicago's Southside in 1943, he had become Muddy Waters, ...