Windy City Wednesday – ‘Lonely Traveller’ by Jimmie Lee Robinson and The Ice Cream Men – American Blues Scene

Welcome to Windy City Wednesday. In this weekly offering from American Blues Scene we share classic and sometimes forgotten blues albums from some of the most iconic Chicago blues men and women ever to grace wax. This edition focuses on the album Lonely Traveler by Jimmie Lee Robinson and The Ice Cream Men. Jimmie Lee … Read more

John Lee Hooker’s Best-Selling Comeback Album ‘The Healer’ Set For Reissue – American Blues Scene

Craft Recordings is pleased to reissue John Lee Hooker‘s widely acclaimed album, The healer, on vinyl and CD, after more than a decade of being out of print. The 1989 LP earned the then 73-year-old blues icon his first GRAMMY® Award (for the song “I’m in the Mood” with Bonnie Raitt) and features contributions from … Read more

Ryan Lee Crosby Has His Foot in Two Worlds – American Blues Scene

Ryan Lee Crosby has an English degree from Northeastern College in Boston and once fronted a post-punk rock band named Cancer to The Stars inspired by Joy Division. They played at Boston nightclubs with names like TT the Bear’s Place, The Middle East, and Lizard Lounge. But his just-released album Winter Hill Blues takes the … Read more

Dave Stewart and Amy Lee of Evanescence Announce New Single “Love Hurts”

Dave Stewart, Amy Lee Dave Stewart and Amy Lee of Evanescence Announce New Single “Love Hurts”Out Friday, June 24 via Bay Street RecordsStewart and Lee Reimagined The Everly Brothers Classic Dave Stewart and Amy Lee of Evanescence have teamed up to record a reimagined version of The Everly Brothers classic song, “Love Hurts.” Stewart and … Read more

10 Tracks by Lee Konitz I Can’t Do Without…by pianist Liam Noble – London Jazz News

In LJN’s series where musicians tell us about tracks by their idols that have inspired them, pianist Liam Noble writes about Lee Konitz. He starts with a moment when there was suddenly a gap where a Lee Konitz album ought to have been: Lee Konitz in Bad Mergentheim, Germany 2015. Photo credit Schorle/ Creative Commons … Read more