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Joe Louis Walker – Hornet’s Nest (2014)

Joe Louis Walker – Hornet’s Nest (2014)

It’s a time of consolidation for Joe Louis Walker, an attacking blues guitarist who has, forever it seemed, been the best modern player to never get his due. That changed in a big way with 2012’s aptly named Alligator debut, Hellfire.

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Part 2, Mainstream and Modern Jazz >>> For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list.

S. Victor Aaron’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Since 2007, I’ve had year-end lists for the albums I thought stood out over the rest, within and without jazz. If the Mayans are to be believed, there won’t be time for year-end lists for 2012

Lurrie Bell – The Devil Ain't Got No Music (2012)

For many of the most familiar names in blues music, their careers began in the church: Stars like B.B. King, Etta James and James Brown debuted as youngsters performing gospel music. For Lurrie Bell, the journey went in reverse.

New Music Monday: Jeff Lorber, Joe Louis Walker and new live stuff from Styx

Welcome back to our weekly rundown of notable upcoming music projects — both new and reissue.

Joe Louis Walker – Hellfire (2012)

Listen to Joe Louis Walker, and you’ll hear the grimy city blues of Buddy Guy, the Rolling Stones’ junkie groove, the soaring echoes of Al Green’s church music, and Sly Stones’ urban soul. That’s the magic and the power of his work