Christone “Kingfish” Ingram With Support From Blue Milk at The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – American Blues Scene

Words by Stuart Stott and Colin Campbell. First band up was the Glasgow-based Blue Milk, consisting of four excellent musicians: Johnny McGiffen (lead singer and guitarist), Taylor Whyte (drums), Ike Malinki (bass), and Leo Glaister (harmonica). Together they take the blues genre to a contemporary level, mixing their own feel and giving a very authentic, … Read more

What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic By Peter Shapiro article @ All About Jazz

Book Review By Doug Collette August 5, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Music Never Stops: What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic Peter Shapiro 352 pages ISBN: 978-0306845185 Hachette Book Group 2022 By the time readers finish poring through the three hundred fifty-two … Read more

Issue 16-31 August 4, 2022 – Blues Blast Magazine

Ambassador of Mississippi Blues, Lightnin’ Malcolm, is getting a big lift to his career from signing and touring with Tab Benoit’s Whiskey Bayou Records. However, Malcolm is not new to the blues scene. He has been releasing albums since 2004, was part of a duo with Cedric Burnside, played with the North Mississippi Allstars, has … Read more

FREE NOW (Mercury Prize Sponsor) to support London small venue gigs in partnership with Music Venue Trust – London Jazz News

The new sponsor of the Mercury Prize FREE NOW is announcing a new partnership with the Music Venue Trust to support/sponsor gigs, including jazz gigs in small London venues. The complete series covers a of 120 gigs in various centers in the UK – London, Edinburgh and Manchester Performing at the Crypt in Camberwell on … Read more

Roots Rockers The Commoners Announce New Album ‘Find A Better Way’

The Commoners Canadian Roots Blues Rockers The Commoners Announce New AlbumFind A Better WayOut November 4, 2022 via Gypsy Soul RecordsRelease new single “Fill My Cup” Find A Better Way is the brand-new album by Canadian classic rock roots and blues rock band, The Commoners. The album is released on CD, limited edition vinyl and … Read more

Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the future article @ All About Jazz

Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the future article @ All About Jazz Home » Jazz Articles » Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the futu… Radio & Podcasts By Leo Sidran | The Third Story August 3, 2022 Sign in to view read count … Read more

July 2022 article @ All About Jazz

Multiple Reviews By Geno Thackara August 3, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Florian Hoefner Trio’s first emergence, Desert Bloom is the picture of a colorful summer to follow—warmer, more vibrant, and at the same time more settled. As on their debut, the trio shows off an impressively honed interplay and an … Read more

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Blues Hall of Famer Lucille Bogan – American Blues Scene

Lucille Bogan is best known as arguably the most hardcore blues artist of the pre-war era. What we familiarly call Hokum Blues, was also known in the early 20th Century as simply Dirty Blues, and Lucille was the unabashed queen. Here are some things you may not know about her. Disputed Origins: Lucille Bogan was … Read more

Duncan Eagles (New Partikel Album ‘Anniversary Song’ / launch at Pizza Express Dean St, 9 August) – London Jazz News

The new album from Partikel, “Anniversary Song” (Berthold Records) is a belated celebration of ten years of the band’s existence. John Fordham’s feature/ interview with Duncan Eagles explains the history of the band and its name, notably how Partikel emerged from another, Tomorrow’s Warriors-nurtured, band called “Artikel”. His feature starts in the shadow of an … Read more