Archive for March 6th, 2011

Aaron Neville – I Know I’ve Been Changed (2010)

With a voice that’s axiomatically compared with winged messengers from God, Aaron Neville’s gospel records ought to form the cornerstone of his resume, right? Instead, the New Orleans singing legend’s two previous attempts felt too forced, like being dragged into church. Not this one. Neville, paired with producer Joe Henry (Elvis Costello; Rodney Crowell; Allen Toussaint, who adds a calling-cardRead More

After Midnight – Live at the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee (2011)

After Midnight – Live at the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee (2011)

Photo from After Midnight’s gigsalad.com web page by Nick DeRiso Clarinetist Roger Campbell has turned an enduring passion for swing legend Benny Goodman into a sizzling six-piece jazz project called After Midnight. It’s perhaps no surprise, then, that a new live effort finds him slithering his way through “Memories of You,” legendarily performed by Rosemary Clooney with Goodman in theRead More

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