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This year, SenegalâsÂ Orchestra Baobab celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Its major milestone for any band but their story is even more fascinating. To celebrate the band has announced the issue of their landmark 2002 classic reunion album âSpecialist In All Stylesâ … Continue reading
To celebrate the centenary of Charlie Parker a CD Â release of Parkerâs âThe Savoy 10-Inch LP Collectionâ. The collection, spotlightsÂ Charlie Parkerâs ground breaking be-bop sessions for Savoy Records spanning 1944 to 1948. The tracks are already available on vinyl and … Continue reading
Following the commercial and critically acclaimed success of the recent albums âBluesâ (2019) and âCheck Shirt Wizard – Live in ’77â (2020), UMC is releasing âThe Best Of Rory Gallagherâ inÂ October this year. The compilation includes Roryâs recordings compiled from … Continue reading
Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram performs four tracks in his hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi and talks songwriting, growing up in the âBlues Holy Landâ and navigating racial inequality through music.
For crate diggers used toÂ queuing outside the UKs plethora of independent record stores searching for rare vinyl, CDs and other collectables on Record Store Day things will be different this year. The twice postponed Record Store Day 2020 will be … Continue reading
Live music has returned to England, but social distancing restrictions mean many intimate jazz venues still canât open their doors
Live music has returned to England after lockdown, but social distancing restrictions mean many intimate jazz venues still canât open their doors. From Saturday, audiences can once again attend indoor performances, but only if they follow government guidelines, which say … Continue reading
Chris âC. P.â Lee, leader of Greasy Bear, the legendary Manchester underground died suddenly on July 25th. Chris Lee, was born in Didsbury, Manchester in 1950 and as well as being a musician, he was a writer, broadcaster, performer and … Continue reading
The Johnny Otis Show on KTLA-TV 5 – Los Angeles, California – 1959. Some good stuff here among one or two clinkers!