Pierre Lacocque Turns Up the Mississippi Heat on New Album Release ‘Madeleine’ – American Blues Scene

Some describe Pierre Lacocque and his band Mississippi Heat as an enigma, wrapped in a riddle. They’ve been a celebrated blues band for three decades even though Lacocque is from Belgium, nearly 5,000 miles from the Mississippi Delta. Furthermore, although the band is named for where the blues were born, the music they create is … Read more

Jimmy Page and Billy Gibbons Jazz Album Set For Upcoming Release article @ All About Jazz

By Kyle Simpler April 1, 2022 Sign in to view read count During the past few years, Blue Note Records has attracted new listeners by offering albums by emerging artists while repackaging many of their classic releases. Series such as the Tone Poet and Classic Vinyl reissues have proven particularly successful. Now, in an attempt … Read more

Music For Ukraine album review @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Mikko Innanen, ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Aki Rissanen and ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Kalle Kalima are all featured. But while We Jazz Records certainly champions Finland’s home-grown talent, it is a label of international character. Also giving of their time and music on this compilation are American saxophonist ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Hunter DiamondSwiss singer Lucia Cadotsch voice / … Read more

Ryan McCaffrey (Cong-Fusion album ‘The World As We Know It’ – CLF Art Lounge 15 April) – London Jazz News

Jazz-funk fusion seven-piece Cong-Fusion’s debut album The World As We Know It is brimming with musical inspirations from Afro-Cuban music, jazz, funk and soul, with deep personal reflections on family, bullying, alcohol, and the experience of travel, conveying an urgent ecological message. Composer and bandleader Ryan McCaffrey looks forward to the band’s forthcoming gig at … Read more

Arun Ghosh – (‘Seclused In Light’ / album launch tour) – London Jazz News

Arun Ghosh – Secluded In Light (The Crescent, York. March 24. Live review by AJ Dehany) John Pope, Arun Ghosh, Dave Walsh. Phone snap by AJ Dehany Secluded In Light is a classic Arun Ghosh album, suffused with intense personal feeling driven by the death of his father and the pressures of lockdown. “Seclused is … Read more

Legendary Guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Announces Solo Album ‘Speed of Heat’ Shares Single

Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxterknown to millions from his groundbreaking work with Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothersand from countless smash hit recordings he’s performed on as an in-demand, first-call studio musician, has announced that his first-ever solo album, Speed ​​of Heatwill be released worldwide via … Read more

Diunna Greenleaf ‘Ain’t Playin” on Her Career-Defining New Album – American Blues Scene

The people behind Diunna Greenleaf‘s I Ain’t Playing‘ on Little Village Records have the skill to show this lady off for what she is, one of an exceedingly rare breed of blues shouter. Her style is matched by a sophistication born out of a life hard fought and well lived. Her combination of raw energy … Read more

Avi Kaplan’s Shooter Jennings-Produced Album ‘Floating on a Dream’ Coming May 20 – American Blues Scene

Deepening a musical evolution that began with 2020’s I’ll Get By EP and carried through last year’s single, “Song For the Thankful,” Floating On A Dream(Fantasy Records) the debut full-length solo album from Avi Kaplan, further broadens his artistry into enthralling new territory. Rendered in long shadows and moody high relief, Floating On A Dream … Read more

ZZ Top To Release New Album ‘Raw’, Announce ‘Raw Whisky’ Tour Dates

ZZ Top ZZ Top are readying a new album titled RAW that was recorded in connection with the band’s wildly popular and critically lauded 2019 Netflix documentary That Little Ol’ Band From Texas. The Grammy-nominated feature from Banger Films and director Sam Dunn includes an interlude that finds the group’s classic line up — Billy … Read more

Alexander Bryson – ‘The Alexander Bryson Trio’ (album launch 21 March 2022) – London Jazz News

London-born Pianist Alexander Bryson will launch his debut album The Alexander Bryson Trio (Hardbop Records) on Monday 21 March 2022 at Pizza Express Dean Street. His trio features Jeremy Brown ad Matt Fishwick. Interview by Brian Priestley LJN: Could you tell me about your early musical experiences – teachers/listening/early public performances? Alex Bryson: My family … Read more