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Eric Krasno: center of the jam universe

Last year I profiled Eric Krasno for Relix magazine. Here's the story. Amazing how much good music Eric has been in the middle of. He's paying tribute to Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers Band with Scott Sharrard and others this week…
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RIP Col. Bruce - A Tribute to a Friend and Genius

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oteil Burbridge: “If you're lucky enough, you'll meet someone who will show you the impossible over and over again until one day you find yourself doing things you never thought…

Albert King Career Overview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wrote a lot of entries for a couple of Music Guides many eons ago. I am going to start sharing some here, starting with one of my all-time favorite guitarists.…

Taj Mahal and Keb Mo' team up

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taj Mahal and Keb Mo' have teamed up for a new album, TajMo, and will be touring together this spring and summer. They are two of my favorites and I've been paying more attention…
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Just an incredible 1970 Leon Russell and friends performance

This Leon Russell and friends performance from 1970 is a contender for greatest thing ever. Fantastic music. Impeccable historical document. Includes Jim Horn, Furry Lewis, Don Preston, Carl Radle... and a bunch of their children... amzn_assoc_placement…
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Jimmie Vaughan: Powerful Stuff

Jimmie Vaughan and Steve Miller were terrific last night, playing the music of T-Bone Walker at Jazz for Lincoln Center. Afterwards, I had a great chat with Jimmie whom I had not seen in person in over a decade. It inspired me to dig up this…
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The Guitar World Inquirer with Susan Tedeschi

I had forgotten that I interviewed Susan Tedeschi for Guitar World in 2000! Here you go.  Blues singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi was nominated for the Best new Artist Grammy, alongside the likes of Britney Spears and Kid Rock. Her…

John Mayall to tour as trio for first time

  The following is a press release I thought you might enjoy. I did not write or edit. -AP LOS ANGELES - With a new studio album titled Talk About That in the can for release in early 2017 on Forty Below Records (which includes special…
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Buddy Guy Interview

I did this interview and wrote the extended intro for Guitar World in 2001. Buddy Guy has a special place in my heart for the reasons described below. Buddy Guy was the first musician I ever interviewed, 15 years ago, for The Michigan…
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Eric Clapton announces new album

 I Still Do, due May 20, reunites Clapton with Slowhand Producer Glyn Johns.   The  press release via www.whereseric.com - not a word is mine. Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed…