New Retro R&B: The Hungry Williams — ‘Let’s Go!’
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New Retro R&B: The Hungry Williams — ‘Let’s Go!’

Label: Rochelle Records The Hungry Williams‘ new album — Let’s Go! — will transport your soul. They are Milwaukee-based, but their swinging performance will take you back to 1950s New Orleans… specifically, at a jukebox, in a friendly roadhouse bar, with many excellent songs to choose from. It’s a welcome sojourn that delivers the essence … Continue reading

New Blues: Jimmy Carpenter — ‘The Louisiana Record’
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New Blues: Jimmy Carpenter — ‘The Louisiana Record’

Label: Gulf Coast Records Release Date: 9/16/22 “The Louisiana Record is my tribute to the mash-up of Blues, Soul, Rhythm & Blues, and Rock-n-roll that is New Orleans Music.” (Jimmy Carpenter) Blues Music Award-winning sax player Jimmy Carpenter will soon release his highly anticipated new album, The Louisiana Record. The title says it all. It’s a … Continue reading

New Blues: Al Basile — ‘Through With Cool’
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New Blues: Al Basile — ‘Through With Cool’

When eight-time Blues Music Award-nominated singer/songwriter/cornetist Al Basile sings, “I’m through with cool, I can’t be cool no more,” don’t believe it. He will release his latest CD, Through with Cool, on Sweetspot Records (distributed by City Hall Records) on August 19, 2022. Having heard the album’s 14 original songs, I’m here to say that “cool” … Continue reading