Post Tagged with: "Telarc Records"

Hiromi and Edmar Castaneda – Live in Montreal (2017)

Hiromi and Edmar Castaneda – Live in Montreal (2017)

Hiromi and Edmar Castaneda’s ‘Live in Montreal’ is a revelation about the enchantment that can come from combining world-class piano with an unconventionally inventive harp.

Hiromi – Spark (2016)

Hiromi – Spark (2016)

‘Spark’ is Hiromi’s fourth go aorund with a formula that might get a little tiresome by now if she wasn’t so danged daring and exuberant in how she goes about it.

Moreland and Arbuckle – 7 Cities (2013)

Blues-rock music don’t normally lend itself to big themes, and the trio of Moreland & Arbuckle didn’t start out intending to have one, but when they got done finalizing the song roster for their latest release, they took a look at what they had and found one.

Hiromi – Move (2013)

What do you get when you cross the discriminating refinement of a piano jazz trio with the ferocious impact of a power trio? You get Hiromi’s latest, dangerous little combo.

Otis Taylor – My World Is Gone (2013)

Otis Taylor – My World Is Gone (2013)

Otis Taylor’s blues aren’t conventional blues. They’re aren’t good-time blues. Banjo in hand, he imbues them musically with an out-of-time, off-kilter sound — and then runs right at life’s bitter truths.

Streams: Otis Taylor, “Sit Across Your Table” from My World is Gone (2013)

Stream a new song — this scrappy groover called “Sit Across Your Table” — from trance bluesman Otis Taylor’s forthcoming project My World Is Gone, due on February 12, 2013 from Telarc-Concord.

Shemekia Copeland – 33 1/3 (2012)

Hitting the age where you’re a third of the way to 100 years old is evidently a milestone to some; certainly it was for George Harrison.

Otis Taylor on ‘One Million Slaves,’ ‘Open These Bars,’ ‘Resurrection Blues,’ others: Gimme Five

Otis Taylor on ‘One Million Slaves,’ ‘Open These Bars,’ ‘Resurrection Blues,’ others: Gimme Five

Otis Taylor has quickly become one of the most exciting and original voices in a genre badly in need of both.

Otis Taylor, iconoclastic bluesman: Something Else! Interview

Otis Taylor, iconoclastic bluesman: Something Else! Interview

Otis Taylor discusses the state of the blues, career intersections with Tommy Bolin and Gary Moore, and the banjo’s forgotten African-American legacy.

One Track Mind: Al Di Meola, "Strawberry Fields" (2011)

by Nick DeRiso Jazz guitarist Al Di Meola, the former teen prodigy in Return to Forever, accomplishes an uncommon thing here, making something out of a cover attempt at the Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever.”

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