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Eric was born In New York into a musical family. Eric's father, Leon Bibb, is a trained singer who sang in musical theatre and made a name for himself as part of the 1960's New York folk scene. His uncle was the world famous jazz pianist and composer John Lewis, of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Family friends included Pete Seeger, Odetta and actor/singer/activist Paul Robeson, Eric's godfather. Eric was given his first steel-string guitar aged seven. By Junior High School, Eric was consumed by music. "I would cut school and claim I was sick" said Bibb. "When everyone would leave the house I would whip out all the records and do my own personal DJ thing all day long, playing Odetta, Joan Baez, The New Lost City Ramblers, Josh White." At 16 years old, Eric's father invited him to play guitar in the house band for his TV talent show "Someone New"
by Doug Hall
To echo the converging sentiments and high-fives" for a slew of extraordinary releases under a continued full-frontal assault of Covid Revenge part 2, there is a lot to embrace. I found myself sweeping though streaming releases and recordings of a vast variety of jazz genre. Seeing new faces and old and making discoveries. Such a wide ...
by Paolo Peviani
Il tratto principale della mia musica È molto difficile rispondere a questa domanda, ma idealmente mi piacerebbe che fosse: l'equilibrio. Tra scrittura e improvvisazione, tra sequenze con e senza tempo, tra armonia e atonalità, e infine l'equilibrio tra i diversi musicisti del gruppo. La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con ...
by Kevin Press
Glen Scott is one of those studio gurus without whom the world's biggest pop stars would be well and truly lost. Born to Jamaican parents in England in 1973, Scott has built a solid industry resume with a long list of world-famous references. His most celebrated credit came in 2013, as the producer of ...
By Eric Bibb
Track listing: Refugee Moan; Delta Getaway; Diego’s Blues; Prayin’ for Shore; Migration Blues; Four Years, No Rain; We Had To Move; Masters Of War; Brotherly Love; La Vie Est Comme Un Oignon (Life Is Like An Onion); With A Dolla’ In My Pocket; This Land Is Your Land; Postcard From Booker; Blacktop; Mornin’ Train.
by Doug Collette
The cultural fragmentation of recent decades or so has resulted in such a multiplicity of niche categories that the blues community only benefits by its long-term loyalty to the genre. Yet even the oftentimes arbitrary nature of the categorization(s) can't prevent the cross-pollination of styles. And, reasonably speaking, who wants to argue the dividing lines between ...
by Chris Mosey
Eric Bibb says in the sleeve note to Migration Blues, his most politicized album to date: The way I see it, prejudice towards our brothers and sisters who are currently called 'refugees' is the problem. Fear and ignorance are the problems. Refugees are not 'problems'--they are courageous fellow human beings escaping dire circumstances." ...
By Eric Bibb
Label: Dixie Frog
Track listing: The Happiest Man In The World; Toolin’ Down The Road; I’ll Farm For You; Tossin’ And Turnin’; Creole Café; Born To Be Your Man; Prison Of Time; King Size Bed; On The Porch; 1912 Skiing Disaster; Tell Ol’ Bill; Wish I Could Hold You Now; Blueberry Boy; You Really Got Me.
by Chris Mosey
Like his mentor Taj Mahal, Eric Bibb plays and sings acoustic country blues in praise of the simple things in life. He doesn't go in for flashy solos or what used to be called the old moody." His career spans five decades and this is 36th album. In Prison of Time," the best, most heartfelt song ...
by Walter Atkins
Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton UCD Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Jackson Hall Valentine's Day Davis, CA February 14, 2016 Grammy winner Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton put on a superlative show at the Mondavi Center For The Performing Arts located on the beautiful University of California campus in ...