• New Blues & Soul News – 3/21/2017

    New Blues & Soul News – 3/21/2017 New Blues: Terry Davidson & The Gears – Transmission (Bangshift): Singer/songwriter/guitarist Terry Davidson is a mid-western blues rocker who mixes blues, rock and a little soul and dares his audience not to dance. This is a solid roadhouse band determined to let the good times roll. In addition […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 5: Up in Harlem – The Bands

    In the last hour, we explored the jazz of King Oliver’s Chicago in the 1920s, and heard from The New Orleans Rhythm Kings, clarinetists Jimmy Noone and Johnny Dodds, pianists Earl Hines and Lovie Austin, cornetist Freddie Keppard and trumpeter Jabbo Smith. Now we move to the other emerging center of the music, New York. […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 3/20/2017

    New Jazz Adds – 3/20/2017 The CCM Jazz Orchestra – As James Bond – Nobody Does It Better (Summit): The CCM Jazz Orchestra is a college group under the direction of professor Steve Belck. Tasked with creating a project for the group, Belck grabbed the idea of bringing in a visiting composer/director/trumpeter to play and […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 4: Chicago Jazz Roots

    In the last hour we listened to the music of the first great jazz composer, Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet, only soloist in early jazz to seriously challenge Louis Armstrong. In addition to King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong, The Chicago scene bristled with black and white bands, initially dominated by more […]

  • New Blues News – 3/14/2017

    New Blues News – 3/14/2017 Sean Chambers – Trouble & Whiskey (American Showplace): Singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Chambers is a new blues rocker on American Showplace Music, a label to pay attention to. In the past couple of years, Ben Elliott, founder of American Showplace Music, has worked with  Paul Oscher and Bob Margolin of Muddy Waters’ […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 3/13/2017

    New Jazz Adds – 3/13/2017 Claire Daly – 2648 West GrandBoulevard: Jazz Interpretations of Classic Motown 45s (Glass Beach Jazz): Veteran baritone saxophonist Claire Daly leads her group through jazz interpretations of Motown hits ranging from “Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever” to “Cloud Nine” and lots of Smokey Robinson compositions like “I Second That […]

  • Bobby Midnight Band on Lambeth Live, March 17

    The Bobby Midnight Band will put on the March 17 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! 350 Emmet St N, Charlottesville on ye olde GPS will get you to the large lot (do […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 3: New Orleans Diaspora – Jelly Roll Morton & Sidney Bechet

    As New Orleans lost its commercial position as a major port and blacks fled the oppression of the American south, the cream of NOLA musicians hit the road. In the last hour, we heard the music of trombonist Kid Ory, whose Ory’s Sunshine Orchestra was the first black jazz band from New Orleans to record, […]

  • Vintage Interview (1976) on Soulful Situation 2/13

    Tune in to the Soulful Situation Monday, March 13, at 1pm to catch a vintage interview (1976) for Naval recruitment between Lou Rawls and Bobby Womack. From the Dixie-fried sounds of the Southern soul centers of Muscle Shoals, Memphis, New Orleans and Shreveport to the Uptown Rhythm and Blues shots from the Northern cities of […]