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By Ben Bierman
Label: Plaza Street Music
Track listing: 1. Bolero Blues (4:24) A fun and funky Latin boogaloo-inspired jam with percussionist Willie Martinez. 2. Carmel Meets Shrader (4:05) A Count Basie-Kansas City style 12-bar blues duet with Nashville guitarist Andy Reiss. 3. Pretty Blues (3:54) A mellow multi-section composition that includes a 32-bar blues. 4. Leo’s Rag (2:08) A finger picking solo guitar rag. 5. Valeria Street Blues (3:15) An old-school slow blues with Andy Reiss and drummer Terry Silverlight. 6. Let’s Chill One (5:00) A chill-vibe 48-bar blues with percussionist Emanuel Bierman. 7. AC Shuffle (3:26) A country blues-style duet with Bierman on guitar and trumpet. 8. Blues for WC (2:59) A mellow and pretty multi-strain solo piano blues composition with W.C. Handy in mind. 9. Dum Dee Dim (3:47) A multi-section piece that changes feels throughout, including cha cha chá, a 6/8 feel, rumba, and swing. Percussionist Willie Martinez makes it work.