12 Women Who Changed The Blues – American Blues Scene

Throughout history countless women have given the blues a unique stamp, and fought their way to the front of the testosterone-saturated genre, oftentimes with little praise. Here are 12 of those women. These blueswomen paved the way for the musicians of today, or currently carry on the torch, while most likely intimidating the living hell … Read more

The guitarist who changed the sound of American music’ – London Jazz News

Philip Watson – Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer: The guitarist who changed the sound of American music (Faber, 519pp, £20 hb. Book Review by Jon Turney) Many have fallen in love with Bill Friesell‘s music in the last 40 years. Its beguiling blend of every possible American style – folksy melody, the subtlest jazz, rock distortion … Read more