rhythm and blues
With the freedom of an independent release, the trio decided to put the album out two tracks at a time as doubles instead
Photo by Jason Kruppa Aiming for a particular style, Russ hand-picked his team of musicians like a curator with the intent
The songs on Extra-Deluxe-Supreme use elements of gospel and the blues, but deftly weave them into evocative lyrics and ever
BJ The Chicago Kid has definitely earned every accolade his has received and will receive. He is more than a gospel soul singer; he's innovative and visionary with the ability to give your favorite singers their soul back or at least, direct them to finding it.
There's a famous Supreme Court opinion written by Justice Potter Stewart which contains the phrase, "I know it when I see it." Without getting into the specifics of that case, the phrase itself is appropriate to describe the feeling I had when I first heard, and even more so, when I first saw Eryn Allen Kane.
Silk has been gifting us with the aural answer to foreplay since they slid onto the music scene in the 90s with pulsating, bed-breaking anthems from "Freak Me" to "Lose Control."
If that sounds like a dream, consider B. Howard's experience as the son of R&B singer Miki Howard who had Joe Jackson for
B.B. King, Della Reese, Mahalia Jackson. The gang's all here.
Tonight I'm joined by two-time Grammy-winner Robert Glasper. The talented and innovative pianist has reunited with his jazz trio on the hit new album, Covered, which was recorded in front of a live audience at Capitol Studios.
Public folklorists like me often advocate for traditional arts, and for individual traditional artists. We try to increase funding, support, and participation in the art forms we work with, and we recommend artists for gigs, awards, grants, and other recognition.
Pat Boone was among the many white artists of the 1950s and '60s who built their careers recording songs originally performed by black Rhythm & Blues artists. Tonight, he responds to criticisms that he and other white singers profited much more than the African American musicians whose songs they covered.
But if the relationship doesn't live up to your standards, let him know, "because this is a dialogue." Because this guy is
If you can't wait for the fall, take a virtual spin now of the featured tour stops.
With a performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman earlier this month and a debut record that reached #47 on the Billboard album charts, JD McPherson is enjoying one heck of a pop cultural high.