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Rejuvenated Curtis Salgado hits concert trail, radio airwaves after latest cancer scare

Curtis Salgado is ready to get back to work. The soul singer, recovering from cancer surgery in July, is set to kick off a 30-date tour and make a national radio appearance this month.

Duke Robillard Jazz Trio – Wobble Walkin' (2012)

Don’t look for the lip-smacking blues licks that have become associated with Duke Robillard for so long. Instead, the former co-founder of Roomful of Blues settles into an infectiously listenable, decidedly in-the-pocket tempo

Curtis Salgado on Robert Cray, O.V. Wright, Albert Collins, others: Gimme Five

Curtis Salgado on Robert Cray, O.V. Wright, Albert Collins, others: Gimme Five

Curtis Salgado, a former sideman with Robert Cray, Roomful of Blues and Santana, drops by to discuss a handful of key career moments.

Curtis Salgado, soul-blues shouter: Something Else! Interview

Curtis Salgado, soul-blues shouter: Something Else! Interview

Curtis Salgado drops by for a talk on the enduring power of grease-popping, shotgun-shack rattling, ass-wagging soul music.

Curtis Salgado – Soul Shot (2012)

Bluesman Curtis Salgado, over a career that’s included stops with Robert Cray, Roomful of Blues and Santana, has always had an abiding love for R&B, hard soul and nasty funk. Soul Shot brings all of that together

Something Else! Interview: Blues legend Duke Robillard

Duke Robillard, co-founder of Roomful of Blues and a former member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, has earned high praise from none other than B.B. King — who labeled him “one of the great players.”

Duke Robillard – Low Down and Tore Up (2011)

Blues records used to routinely sound like this: Loose and fun, almost anarchic in their pursuit of nothing more than good-time joy and real-time emotion.

Roomful of Blues – Raisin' a Ruckus (2007)

by Mark Saleski “What? You’ve never head any Roomful of Blues?” I tell you, I’ve asked that question far too many times. They’ve gone through many lineup changes through the years, and their list of alumni includes Duke Robillard, Ron Levy, Sugar Ray Norcia, and Ronnie Earl. Why they’re not more well known is beyond me. If you’re looking forRead More

Roomful of Blues – Watch You When You Go (2002)

They haven’t taken more than a week off since Nixon’s first term. They’ve withstood disco, fathering a rafter-shaking, swing-blues style that saw its own too-fey-by-half revival. (Did you ever notice that all those bands a few years back had names with the word Daddy in them?) So it is that after 30 years, nine guys still make their living asRead More

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