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Dexter Payne: All Things, All Beings

Read "Dexter Payne: All Things, All Beings" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Clarinet, harmonica and saxophonist, composer and bandleader and musical globetrotter Dexter Payne is the type of musician who is most often categorized as “difficult to categorize." Profoundly influenced by physical and spiritual journeys through the cultures of America, the Middle East, Africa and Brazil, Payne's recorded output checks off every box from Mississippi delta blues to ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Roomful of Blues to Perform in Sellersville March 9

The horn-fueled, jumping, swinging, award-winning band, Roomful of Blues, touring in support of their latest Alligator CD Hook, Line & Sinker, will perform live at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Roomful of Blues, according to DownBeat magazine, “are in a class by themselves." Since 1967, the group's deeply rooted blend of ...

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Roomful of Blues to Perform in New Hope (PA) November 10

Roomful of Blues, touring in support of their latest Alligator CD, Hook, Line & Sinker, will perform live at Havana in New Hope on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Roomful of Blues, according to DownBeat magazine, “are in a class by themselves." Since 1967, the group's deeply rooted blend of swing, rock 'n' roll, jump, blues and ...

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Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform at Sellersville (PA) Theater

Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform at Sellersville (PA) Theater

Grammy Award-winning American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat" Dural Jr. - along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco - is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco music. Buckwheat Zydeco will perform at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville on Friday, August 3, 2012. Their latest release (and Alligator Records debut) is the Grammy Award-winning CD, Lay Your Burden Down. ...

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Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform in Camden, NJ

Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform in Camden, NJ

"Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural leads one of the best bands in America. A down-home and high-powered celebration, meaty and muscular with a fine-tuned sense of dynamics...propulsive rhythms, incendiary performances." — The New York Times Grammy Award-winning American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat" Dural Jr. - along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco - is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco ...

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Grammy Award-Winning Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform in Arden

"Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural leads one of the best bands in America. A down-home and high-powered celebration, meaty and muscular with a fine-tuned sense of dynamics...propulsive rhythms, incendiary performances."—The New York Times

Grammy Award-winning American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat" Dural Jr.—along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco—is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco music. Buckwheat Zydeco will perform ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform in Sellersville (PA) & Bordentown (NJ)

Buckwheat Zydeco to Perform in Sellersville (PA) & Bordentown (NJ)

"Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural leads one of the best bands in America. A down-home and high-powered celebration, meaty and muscular with a fine-tuned sense of dynamics...propulsive rhythms, incendiary performances."—The New York Times Grammy Award-winning American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat" Dural Jr.—along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco—is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco music. Buckwheat Zydeco is on tour ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Christian Howes: Blues for the Blues Violin

Read "Christian Howes: Blues for the Blues Violin" reviewed by Ian Patterson

It's not difficult to think of great blues artists--there's a roll call of honor as long as that of great jazz artists--and every sizeable town in the world has a blues band or two. So where is the violin? Great blues guitarists and vocalists have never been in short supply, but the great blues violinist, once ...

NEWS: RECORDING

HDtracks Releases Free "Jazz & Blues Experience" Album in a CD-Quality Download

HDtracks Releases Free "Jazz & Blues Experience" Album  in a CD-Quality Download

New York, NY -- HDtracks, the world’s pre-eminent high-resolution music downloading Website, offering spectacular CD and DVD audio quality downloads, announces the release of the FREE album Jazz & Blues Experience, available for download at hdtracks.com. Jazz & Blues Experience is a seven-track odyssey of music of some of today’s finest artists. Pioneered by David and Norman ...

ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

The Blues of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Read "The Blues of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The Blues of Clarence “Gatemouth" Brown
Storyville Films Blues Legends
2007



What a DVD of a 1984 Clarence “Gatemouth Brown concert proves is how timeless, ageless, and transcendent both this artist and his craft are. Brown's final recordings, mere months before his death from lung cancer in September 2005, ...