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Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Different Shades of Blue” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Different Shades of Blue” (2014)

Bonamassa advances his new album with a pretty nice display of his soulful side.

‘I’m messier, and a little dirtier’: California Breed’s Andrew Wyatt on Joe Bonamassa

‘I’m messier, and a little dirtier’: California Breed’s Andrew Wyatt on Joe Bonamassa

California Breed’s Glenn Hughes and Jason Bonham worked with Bonamassa in Black Country Communion.

‘He is scary good’: Everyone praises Joe Bonamassa, but who does Joe listen to?

‘He is scary good’: Everyone praises Joe Bonamassa, but who does Joe listen to?

Find out who Joe says is “pound for pound the best guitar player in the world today.”

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Oh Beautiful!” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Oh Beautiful!” (2014)

As the reigning champ of blues-rock guitarists after Clapton’s generation, Joe Bonamassa attracts notice whenever he issues new music (and to the great delight of his fans, he does this often).

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

Tommy Castro – The Devil You Know (2014)

Tommy Castro – The Devil You Know (2014)

There’s a different attitude surrounding these recordings, which find Tommy Castro collaborating with a tough new group of blues-rock loving youngsters.

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2013 (Fusion Jazz): John Scofield, Rock Candy Funk

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2013 (Fusion Jazz): John Scofield, Rock Candy Funk

“Fusion jazz” is one of my favorite genres because it can encompass the intelligent, episodic prog rock of Guapo, forward-thinking world fusion of Maira Marquez or plain fun instrumental music of Rock Candy Funk Party.

New Music Monday: Blackfield, Steve Hackett and Ray Wilson, the National, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa

New Music Monday: Blackfield, Steve Hackett and Ray Wilson, the National, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa

A trio of collaborations top the New Music Monday offerings, including eruptive vocalist Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, Bob James and David Sanborn and a pair of Genesis alumni — who offer a new take on one of the band’s classic tracks.

James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man (2013)

James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man (2013)

James Cotton has long referred to his regular working band as “my family,” so close is their sense of musical symbiosis, so long is their history. Still, to my ear, he’s never put out a more personal album than the forthcoming Cotton Mouth Man.

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

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

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.