Atlanta-Based Pianist Joe Alterman Pays Tribute to His Mentor and Dear Friend, the Legendary Pianist/Composer Les McCann, on His Spirited New Trio Album
Joe Alterman Plays Les McCann: Big Mo & Little Joe, Available August 11 via Joe Alterman Music, Features Bassist Kevin Smith and Drummer Justin Chesarek on Material Spanning McCann’s Career
The first time that the two pianists met, Les McCann didn’t bother to formally greet Joe Alterman. The then wheelchair-bound McCann simply approached the stage of New York’s legendary Blue Note, where the younger pianist was in the middle of his soundcheck, and said, “Play me some blues, boy.”
Soulful Vibes on the Emerald Isle – How Have Reggae and Blues Influenced Ireland’s Entertainment Industry?
Ireland may be geographically distant from the birthplaces of soul, reggae, and blues, but there’s no doubt that these genres have had a huge influence on the music of the country. There are many historical connections between the Emerald Isle and the cultures that developed these forms of music.
CANDID RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF SWEETWATER MOVIE SOUNDTRACK
THE STORY OF THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN BASKETBALL PLAYER TO SIGN AN NBA CONTRACT
ALBUM & BRIARCLIFF ENTERTAINMENT’S WIDE THEATRICAL FILM RELEASE SET FOR APRIL 14, 2023
Keb’Mo’, Gary Clark Jr., Emmaline, Larkin Poe, Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington, Robert Randolph and more are among the artists contributing to the 12-track album
(March 30, 2023) Candid Records announces the April 14, 2023 release of the soundtrack to the highly-anticipated feature film SWEETWATER.
Blues Singer Donald Ray Johnson Releases New Single “Rocking In The Same Old Boat”
Over the course of his five-decade career, Texas-born Donald Ray Johnson, Grammy Award winner and five-time Maple Blues Award nominee, has performed across North America, Europe, and Asia, including at the prestigious Madison Square Gardens and Chicago’s Soldier Field.
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED GUITARIST
RELEASES NEW ALBUM
SONGS FROM THE HOUSE OF GREASE
JD SIMO TOUR KICKS OFF
FEBRUARY 17, 2023 IN CLEVELAND, OH
January 13, 2023 (Nashville, TN) – Nashville based acclaimed guitarist, singer, songwriter JD Simo today releases his new LP, Songs From the House of Grease.
Ramon Jackson Releases A New Album
(New York, NY- October 28) – Ramon Jackson has done it again with another music project that’s sure to stimulate your senses. “Juke Joint,” his 4th album is a Blues project that features live instruments, nostalgic lyrics, emotional stories, and even inspirational vibes. You can stream/download Juke Joint on all digital Platforms.
Iconic Bluesman Joe Louis Walker To Release New Album
‘Weight of the World’ Arrives
via 40 Below Records February 17, 2023
New Single Available Everywhere October 21st
BROOKLYN, NY – On February 17th, Forty Below Records will release Weight of the World, the new album by award-winning Blues and Roots musician Joe Louis Walker. The first single and title track will be premiered by American Blues Scene on Wednesday, October 19th, and released to all digital streaming platforms on Friday, October 21st.
Ruthie Foster Announces New Album
Out November 18 via Blue Corn Music
Feel-Good Single “Soul Searching” Out Today
Oct. 14, 2022 – Today, GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster has announced that her ninth studio album Healing Time will be released on November 18 via Blue Corn Music.
Top 5 Blues Music Resources and Websites for Educators and Learners
Blues music is a genre that has deep roots in the Black American community. It is unique because it represents both a form and a genre of music. It was originally represented by melancholic tones. However, the scope of blues music has far surpassed its original sound.