CD Reviews: 5 Hot Releases Just Made For Summertime

Well the temp hit the 90 degree mark here in balmy Rochester, NY – the official end of winter and unofficial start of summer. With summer comes travel, relaxing, hanging out with old friends and making new ones. With that in mind this I offer a fairly substantial collection of releases that should be on your summer […]

CD Reviews: Too Good To Wait On . . . .

Well so there I was working on the next round of CD Reviews, getting them all in place when what should appear but these two very new releases. OK , I will admit to knowing these artists and digging the heck outta them, but that shouldn’t taint my opinion – right ? Anyway, here are […]

Eden Brent: Lil’ Boogaloo, Big Talent

A dynamo whether on piano or vocally, Ms. Eden Brent has taken the Blues world by storm over the last few years. A fan favorite on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise where she holds court at the piano bar, or is trading licks and schmoozing it up with other keyboardists at piano showcases. But […]

Blues 411 Office Music: Post Holiday Edition

With the first official three-day weekend of Summer 2011 in the rear view mirror, I did what a lot of people do – hang with friends, old friends and some new ones, but tended to gravitate towards the reliable ones that have been around awhile. Oh yeh and did the same with the music in […]