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Harvey Mandel Delivers New Album While Fighting Cancer

November 1, 2022

It’s a testament to the great artist’s steel will and stamina that, despite being seriously sick for quite a time, Harvey Mandel was able to prepare a new platter. Titled “Who’s Calling” and, as per the legendary guitarist’s custom, a … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Chicago Blues Reunion

March 11, 2022

Liberation Hall 2021 Tight but loose, Windy City legends and glorious guests bring the best of their chose genre from there to eternity. From today’s perspective, the “Chicago Blues Reunion” concept seem like a supergroup whose principal members defined American … Continue reading

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JUNIOR WELLS – Blues Brothers

March 15, 2021

Cleopatra Blues 2020 Cross-generational posse of melody-layers joins the virtual meeting with a legend. Theoretically, the idea of adding new parts to old masters’ tapes should not work, and usually it doesn’t – because the whole point of such embellishments … Continue reading

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SHIRLEY KING – Blues For A King

September 6, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 B.B.’s baby marks her 70th anniversary with a personal twist on choice classics and a sprinkling of new tunes. Despite a brace of albums issued in the ’90s and an occasional concert alongside her old man, so-called “the … Continue reading

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Eli Cook ups his ante with heavy guests

April 23, 2014

Young as he is, Eli Cook knows his way with the blues, having navigating through them over the course of four albums. But Eli’s newest one, out on April 29th, is set to promote theĀ guitarist to the upper echelons of … Continue reading

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