Post Tagged with: "Joe Bonamassa"

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.

‘Joe will not allow us to keep the name’: Glenn Hughes says split with Bonamassa ends Black Country Communion

Glenn Hughes is not only confirming the breakup of Black Country Communion, but now says departing guitarist Joe Bonamassa is refusing to let the remaining members continue forward with the band name.

‘It’s not over; it just took a little hiatus’: Glenn Hughes sounds optimistic note on Black Country Communion

After a tumultuous period just before the release of Black Country Communion’s Afterglow, frontman Glenn Hughes is ready to talk again about the band’s future. Well, sort of.

Rock Candy Funk Party, featuring Joe Bonamassa – We Want Groove (2013)

Joe Bonamassa’s touring drummer, Tal Bergman, made an instrumental groove record with guitarist Ron DeJesus back in ’07, called Grooove Vol. 1. Well, Grooove Vol. 2 is now coming