Pinetop Perkins

Well no three-peat for Jarekus Singleton – this week it’s Chicago Bluesman Johnny Drummer who holds the top spot with his release ‘Bad Attitude’ Congrats! In the #2 spot we have Walter Trout from his ‘The Blues Came A Calling’ release and a song he wrote this song while waiting for the transplant to happen. Here is the latest video update from…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 7, 2014

A great night of music once again in Port Royal SC, this time it was with the Bart Walker Band. Bart made quite the splash at the International Blues Challenge a few years ago, and went home with the Guitar Player Award. Was great to see him on the road and playing his heart out for everyone.…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: June 30, 2014

I met these two cats several years ago when Samantha Fish played in Rochester, NY. Her earlier band had Peyton Manning on bass, and GoGo Ray on drums, when they returned they had changed bassists, adding Chris Alexander. To me it was a giant leap for the band. Nothing wrong with the cat who went…

Read More Interview: The Power of the Pocket

So we all know (or maybe not) that I took some time off to chill on the hot and sunny shore of South Carolina recently. I had planned on getting some work done, and did – but not in the ‘traditional’ sense of what I do. Meeting new people and getting better acquainted with others…

Read More Assaying the Oxymoronic Nature of the Blues – Shared Knowledge and Some CD Reviews