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“I’m more interested in pleasing myself, and making records that make me feel proud and make me feel like I’ve done my best. And if other people like it, that’s gravy.” states Keb’ Mo’, assessing his new release Oklahoma. Indeed, in his quarter-century as a recording artist, the charismatic singer/guitarist/ songwriter and five-time GRAMMY Award winner has consistently made music that reflects his own passions and interests. In the process, he’s earned a reputation for his ability to draw upon his bottomless roots-music expertise to make deeply expressive, highly personal music. That’s the case throughout Oklahoma, whose expansive creative vistas reflect the eponymous state’s wide-open spaces
by Joseph Vella
By Keb' Mo'
Label: Snakefarm Records
Track listing: Please Come Home For Christmas; Moonlight, Mistletoe & You; Better Everyday; Santa Claus, Santa Claus; Christmas Is Annoying; Merry, Merry Christmas; I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm; Santa Claus Blues; When The Children Sing; One More Year With You.
by Mike Perciaccante
Keb' Mo' with Jontavious Willis The Space at Westbury The Solo Tour Westbury, NY June 19, 2019 Keb' Mo' was born Kevin Roosevelt Moore to parents who were from California and Texas and fans of both the blues and gospel music. Their influences are readily apparent in his music. The ...
By Keb' Mo'
Label: Tajmo Records, LLC. under exclusive License to Concord Music Group, Inc.
Track listing: Don't Leave Me Here; She Knows How to Rock Me; All Around the World; Om Sweet Om feat. Lizz Wright; Shake Me in Your Arms; That's Who I Am; Diving Duck Blues; Squeeze Box; Ain't Nobody Talkin'; Soul; Waiting on the World to Change
by James Nadal
When two generations of blues giants as Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' teamed up for the production TajMo, the best of both personalities and talents merged for an adventurous take on traditional blues. Taj Mahal's recording trajectory goes back to the late 1960's, when he released Taj Mahal, quickly followed by The Natch'l Blues, both on ...
by Belinda Ware
Jazz and Blues go hand in hand like mother and daughter, father and son. Blues is often associated with a style of music imbued and cultivated within musicians born and raised in the downhome South hanging out in nightclubs on Memphis' Beale Street, New Orleans and Tupelo waiting for a spot to perform. Kevin ...
by Walter Atkins
Prominent bassist Marcus Miller's new album Afrodeezia (Blue Note Records) is inspired by his travels and impressions through West Africa, South America, the Caribbean along the Atlantic slave routes, and parts of the United States. The multi Grammy winner and UNESCO Artist for Peace pays homage to the African people forced into servitude and the enduring ...
by Patricia Myers
Lonnie Liston Smith, Roy Hargrove New Morning Paris, France July 23, August 1, 2014 Among the nightly summer concerts staged at New Morning in Paris was a double dose of electronic funk and neo-soul sounds by multi-keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith and trumpeter Roy Hargrove. Each played to capacity audiences on humid ...
by Patricia Myers
Keb' Mo' Mesa Arts Center Mesa, Arizona May 15, 2014 Roots-bluesman Keb' Mo' enthralled a full-house audience with his wide-ranging tribute to American blues, singing and playing acoustic, electric and slide guitars, banjo and harmonica. Varying his repertoire among old-fashioned country blues, soul and folk-style storytelling, the 62-year-old replicated ...