Home » Search Center » Results: Elmore James

Results for "Elmore James"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Elmore James"...

Musician

Elmore James

Born:

Guitarist Elmore James established himself in Chicago in 1952, forming his legendary band the Broomdusters. While never attaining the fame of fellow Mississippi expatriates Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, James became one of the city's most influential guitarists. He recorded for a variety of labels throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, leaving a legacy of slow blues, boogies, and full-fledged rave ups that dominate the musical vocabulary of Chicago blues. His slide guitar technique and signature riffs have become mainstays and are fundamental studies for any guitarist attempting this style

9

Article: Album Review

Christian Parker: Change Is Now - A Tribute To The Byrds

Read "Change Is Now - A Tribute To The Byrds" reviewed by Doug Collette


Christian Parker's Change Is Now is as laudable in its own way as its predecessor, a combination reimagining and expansion of Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Columbia, 1968), the Byrds' first full-length foray into the fusion of rock and country music. Subtitled A Tribute to the Byrds, this sequel overseen by the resident of Elmore James' New ...

5

Article: Live Review

GA-20 at Higher Ground Showcase Lounge

Read "GA-20 at Higher Ground Showcase Lounge" reviewed by Doug Collette


GA-20 Higher Ground Showcase Lounge South Burlington, Vermont December 10, 2023 Entering Higher Ground on the way to its Showcase Lounge, it was impossible not to think of Elmore James' blues classic “The Sky Is Crying." A relentless if not torrential rain that began mid-afternoon may have kept away some ...

Article: My Favourite Things

Federico Nuti e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Federico Nuti e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani


Il tratto principale della mia musica La dinamica e lo sviluppo del racconto. La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me L'essere disposti a suonare male prima di trovare qualcosa che funzioni. Come musicista, il momento in cui sono stato più felice La prima volta che ho ...

2

Article: Live Review

Gov't Mule at the Fox Theatre

Read "Gov't Mule at the Fox Theatre" reviewed by Geoff Anderson


Gov't Mule Fox Theatre Boulder, Colorado September 17, 2022 What's new with Gov't Mule? Like every other band in the world, they had to take a COVID break from touring. And now, like many bands, they are back on the road after their forced vacation. One thing that's new is their ...

4

Article: Live Review

Tedeschi Trucks Band At Red Rocks

Read "Tedeschi Trucks Band At Red Rocks" reviewed by Geoff Anderson


Tedeschi Trucks Band Red Rocks Denver, CO July 29-30, 2022 The international COVID lockdown was a burden on everybody. Musicians were especially hard hit with no ability to play live and sing for their supper. Many hunkered down and, after some time processing the initial shock of it all, got to ...

2

Article: Blues Deluxe

Winter 2022

Read "Winter 2022" reviewed by Doug Collette


Blues Deluxe is a regular column comprised of pithy takes on recent blues and roots-music releases of note, spotlighting titles in those genres that might otherwise go unnoticed under the cultural radar. The Ronnie Wood Band Mr. Luck: A Tribute to Jimmy Reed Live at the Royal Albert Hall BMG

6

Article: Album Review

GA-20: Try It... You Might Like It! GA-20 Does Hound Dog Taylor

Read "Try It... You Might Like It! GA-20 Does Hound Dog Taylor" reviewed by Chris May


The movement for analog-era authenticity is in full bloom on this loving tribute to Chicago bluesman Hound Dog Taylor. A substantial portion of the five-page press release that accompanies Try It... You Might Like It! GA-20 Does Hound Dog Taylor is devoted to the array of vintage guitars and amplifiers collected and employed by the Boston-based ...

7

Article: Multiple Reviews

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: A Green Sun Sets On The Blue Horizon

Read "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: A Green Sun Sets On The Blue Horizon" reviewed by Scott Gudell


There are times when the stars align in a dramatic and symbiotic way. Although Mick Fleetwood had talked about a tribute concert to honor friend and British blues slide guitar giant Peter Green for years, Fleetwood was tenacious and succeeded in bringing together an all-star roster of close to 20 musicians on February 25, 2020, days ...

4

News: Education

Acclaimed Guitarist Nick Russo Offers Comprehensive Blues Guitar Masterclass Via Jam Play

Acclaimed Guitarist Nick Russo Offers Comprehensive Blues Guitar Masterclass Via Jam Play

With a 30-yr pedigree as composer, bandleader, International touring artist and session player with the likes of Jon Batiste, Russell Hall, Jimmy McGriff, and Vince Giordano & The Night Hawks, multi-instrumentalist Nick Russo has joined the esteemed list of educators offering courses via JamPlay, the leading online service providing guitar instruction. Russo joins a faculty of ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Musicians Performance Trust Fund
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.
Publisher's Desk
Navigation Bar Additions & Following Musicians
Read on...

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.