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New Jersey Musical Cornerstone Glenn Morrow Returns To Action With A Raucous Cry For Help

The rocker from the Individuals, “a”, and Rage To Live delivers a fresh set of songs and stories from the Mile Square City on June 23rd With a new band behind him and a reinvigorated spirit, Glenn Morrow will release his latest collection of raucous rockers via Rhyme and Reason Records. The eponymous Glenn Morrow’s … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Nu-Blu — ‘Vagabonds’

Nu-Blu — Vagabonds Label: Voxhall Records The Bluegrass/Americana group Nu-Blu has released their new album, Vagabonds (their sixth studio album). It overflows with heart and harmony. The lead single, “Still Small Voice,” features Country Music Hall of Fame singer Jimmy Fortune. Like nearly every track, the single is thoughtful and inspiring, create a highly satisfying experience. … Continue reading

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Volumes 3 & 4 Of Art Pepper’s Legendary “West Coast Sessions!”, Featuring Jazz Giants Lee Konitz And Bill Watrous, Coming In Expanded Reissues From Omnivore On June 3Oth

Late ’70s/early ’80s series of Japanese-only releases, produced by Pepper, to be available in U.S. for the first time. Each features two bonus tracks, plus liner notes from Laurie Pepper Laurie Pepper, widow of legendary jazz alto saxophonist Art Pepper, explains the West Coast Sessions! concept best in her liner notes for a pair of … Continue reading

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VETERAN ROCK ’N’ ROLLER WILLIE NILE CELEBRATES HIS ROOTS WITH POSITIVELY BOB

June 23 release on River House Records finds Willie Nile paying homage to major influence Bob Dylan In a consistently colorful musical career that spans nearly four decades, Willie Nile has established a reputation as a world-class rock ’n’ roller, and as a singular songwriter with deep roots in rock’s rich history. So it’s not … Continue reading

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Amy Black Takes A Bluesy, Soul-Filled Journey To ‘Memphis’ — June 2 Release

Bo-Keys’ Scott Bomar produces collection of seven powerful originals, plus covers of Otis Clay, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Ruby Johnson Amy Black has always been drawn to soul singers. But it wasn’t until she began exploring her own southern roots for her last album, The Muscle Shoals Sessions, that she found her musical sweet spot — … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Dailey & Vincent — ‘Patriots and Poets’

Dailey & Vincent — Patriots and Poets Award-winning bluegrass artists Dailey & Vincent (Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent) have released their new album, Patriots and Poets. It ignites with the energetic “Gimme All the Love You Got,” and drives forward through another fifteen songs with impeccable musicianship and harmonizing, landing at the equally stirring “America We … Continue reading