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S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

With so many major releases typically timed go on sale to take advantage of the holiday shopping season, you’d think that most of the choicest music of any given year are records issued during the September-November timeframe.

One Track Mind: Trombone Shorty, “Long Weekend” (2013)

One Track Mind: Trombone Shorty, “Long Weekend” (2013)

Yeah, yeah, I know, Trombone Shorty’s latest album Say This To Say Thathas been out since around Labor Day

One Track Mind: Trombone Shorty, “Fire and Brimstone” from Say That to Say This (2013)

One Track Mind: Trombone Shorty, “Fire and Brimstone” from Say That to Say This (2013)

With a groove so sharp it cuts through the night, “Fire and Brimstone” bears no small amount of resemblance to the fonky-psychedelic rock style of Trombone Shorty’s former employer, Lenny Kravitz.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band – Lickety Split (2013)

“I’m the only one who does what I do,” says Robert Randolph matter-of-factly, and anyone even only casually familiar with his music know he’s right.

One Track Mind: Erykah Badu, Zigaboo Modeliste and others, "A la Modeliste" (2012)

This song, produced by Mark Ronson as part of the “Re:Generation” project, is like a neutral-ground hang, a crawfish boil, and a Saints tailgating afternoon rolled into one.

Trombone Shorty – For True (2011)

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, once again, incorporates all of the fun but none of the fussy formalism of the New Orleans tradition in his new recording, For True.

Irvin Mayfield – A Love Letter to New Orleans (2011)

Putting together a luxe coffee-table book honoring the city of his birth clearly got Irvin Mayfield in a nostalgic mood.

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Trombone Shorty’s sudden emergence on the national music scene from the streets of Treme is one of the big music stories of 2010. by S. Victor Aaron Sometimes when listening to music, neither jazz nor mainstream is right for the moment. Blues or something folky or rootsy is usually called upon to fill in that gap. And there’s been aRead More

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