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Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Jazz, Blues + R&B): Gavin Harrison, Dave Douglas + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Jazz, Blues + R&B): Gavin Harrison, Dave Douglas + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Boz Scaggs, Pops Staples, Papa Mali, Wes Montgomery, Robben Ford, the Word, Steve Earle and Beth Hart.

Beth Hart, “Might As Well Smile” from Better Than Home (2015): One Track Mind

Beth Hart, “Might As Well Smile” from Better Than Home (2015): One Track Mind

“Might As Well Smile” explores a new kind of song for Beth Hart, part of a new kind of album – one framed by hope, rather than pain.

Beth Hart, “Mechanical Heart” from Better Than Home (2015): One Track Mind

Beth Hart, “Mechanical Heart” from Better Than Home (2015): One Track Mind

Presented from the start as a next-gen Janis Joplin, Beth Hart has a well-earned reputation as a whiskey barrel-busting belter. This isn’t that.

Download: Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, “Close to My Fire” from Live in Amsterdam (2014)

Download: Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, “Close to My Fire” from Live in Amsterdam (2014)

Here’s your chance to sample the forthcoming concert recording from Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, with a free download of the scalding “Close to My Fire” from 2013’s Seesaw. Hart handles the lyric, originally from the German electronic duo Slackwax, with a dangerous passion, while Bonamassa plays with a tasteful economy

Beth Hart, “Baddest Blues” from Where Blues Meets  Rock Vol. 9 (2014): One Track Mind

Beth Hart, “Baddest Blues” from Where Blues Meets Rock Vol. 9 (2014): One Track Mind

Beth Hart has crafted a reputation for scalding, Joplin-esque barnburners — and you might be expecting “Baddest Blues” to follow suit. Think again.

Buddy Guy – Rhythm and Blues (2013)

Buddy Guy – Rhythm and Blues (2013)

For all of the big-name guests here, Rhythm and Blues still crackles with the most energy when Buddy Guy stands alone at the mic. Luckily, his forthcoming RCA project is a double album — so there’s plenty of both.

Beth Hart + Joe Bonamassa, “See Saw” (2013): One Track Mind

Beth Hart + Joe Bonamassa, “See Saw” (2013): One Track Mind

Beth Hart, a raw and dynamic singer, has joined forces once again with guitarist Joe Bonamassa — and, as with 2011’s Don’t Explain, this collaboration brings out the best in both.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2012: Blues and Jazz

In one way or another, each of these recordings confounded and delighted me. Pushed me to new vistas, either in the way I approached the artist, their own original work, or the tunes they covered. Made me think, and feel differently.

Best of October 2012: Readers pick Donald Fagen, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Beth Hart, Neil Young, Steve Hackett

Best of October 2012: Readers pick Donald Fagen, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Beth Hart, Neil Young, Steve Hackett

The Beatles rumbled through our October reader’s poll, placing in four different spots, but the month’s leader in the clubhouse was Donald Fagen — as the Steely Dan leader issued a long-awaited solo album.

Beth Hart – Bang Bang Boom Boom (2012)

Beth Hart – Bang Bang Boom Boom (2012)

Beth Hart has lived a thousand lives, it seems, from her beginnings as a Star Search stand out, to bottoming out on drugs, to rebounding again in a second-act triumph

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