Archive for May 1st, 2014

Something Else! sneak peek: Kenny Wayne Shepherd + Ringo Starr, “Cut You Loose” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Kenny Wayne Shepherd + Ringo Starr, “Cut You Loose” (2014)

If you’ve only heard Ringo Starr with the Beatles, it might not prepare you for the deep pocket he climbs into on this old Buddy Guy/Junior Wells blues favorite.

Rick Danko + Garth Hudson, “Blue River” from Danko/Fjeld/Andersen (1991): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko + Garth Hudson, “Blue River” from Danko/Fjeld/Andersen (1991): Across the Great Divide

Perhaps unsurprisingly, former Band vocalist Rick Danko found renewed vigor within another collaborative experience on ‘Danko/Fjeld/Andersen.’

‘We’ll have to see’: Busy Neal Schon unsure when Journey will return to the studio

‘We’ll have to see’: Busy Neal Schon unsure when Journey will return to the studio

Some of that trepidation is no doubt related to the response to Journey’s 2011 release ‘Eclipse,’ which debuted at No. 13 in the U.S. but then quickly faded.

Something Else! sneak peek: Incognito, “Hats [Makes Me Wanna Holler]” (2014)

In the acid-jazz scene, there’s no one that has been doing it longer than Incognito. As the only band that’s largely styled after 70’s jazz-inflected RnB that actually existed in the 70’s,

Aaron Comess – Blues for Use (2014)

He might be best known in rock circles as a founding member of the Spin Doctors, but Aaron Comess has long ran on a parallel course focusing on jazz and blues — collaborating with Brad Meldau, Roy Hargrove and Robert Glasper along the way.

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