D’Angelo, Paul Rodgers, Roger Daltrey and Branford Marsalis are included on Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 list for blues, R&B and jazz records.
Returning to an expanded live take on ‘Pawnbroker,” it’s as if Tinsley Ellis is coming into his own, right there on stage.
Even while Jim McCarty confirms future Yardbirds-related projects, a sense of gratitude for decades of great memories remains.
Sometimes, you’ve simply got to talk back to the blues. That’s what happened to Jimmy Rushing, appearing here with the Count Basie Orchestra.
‘Rockpalast: The 50th Birthday Concerts’ illustrates how fertile Jack Bruce’s collaboration was with a certain UK guitarist. No, not Eric Clapton.
By the 1980s, all of the guitar gods were gone, or otherwise occupied. Into this unlikeliest of scenarios stepped Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Steve Cropper has long advocated for the 5 Royales, newly announced recipients of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Early Influence Award.
‘East-West’ stands as a cornerstone for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band’s just-announced induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tired of the same ol’ Christmas songs played the same way? Blues guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa’s got a Yuletide treat for you.
S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s non-jazz albums, including Lucinda Williams, Me’Shell Ndegéocello, Drive-By Truckers and others.