Boz Scaggs To Release New Blues Album, “Out of the Blues.”

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Boz Scaggs will release a new studio album, Out of the Blues, on July 27, via Concord Records. The nine-track collection features covers of select vintage blues and R&B songs, as well as four tunes penned by Scagg’s longtime friend, Jack Walroth.

In the midst of a musical renaissance, the versatile singer/songwriter/guitarist has created a highly personal, soulful modern repertoire. Born in Ohio, raised in Texas and Oklahoma, Scaggs reconnected with his earliest musical and regional influences. The self produced [Read More]

By | 2018-05-15T15:08:10+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Rock Muse|3 Comments

Blues Music Award Winners 2018!

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The 39thannual Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tenn., announced the winners on May 10, 2018 and we couldn’t be happier for the winners.

Congratulations to you all!

The 39th annual Blues Music Awards turned into something of a one-year anniversary party for Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’. Their acclaimed collaboration TajMo, which was released on May 4, 2017, picked up both Album of the Year and Contemporary Blues Album honors at this all-star ceremony that The Blues Foundation hosted on May 10. An American roots music legend who was inducted [Read More]

By | 2018-05-11T10:27:21+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Rock Muse|0 Comments

Buddy Guy To Release New Album, “The Blues is Alive and Well”

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The Blues Is Alive And Well by the great, Buddy Guy, will be available everywhere June 15, 2018. The upcoming album features appearances by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck and James Bay.

Fresh off the heels of a thrilling performance for the closing of NYC’s BB King’s Blues Club and Grill, multi-Grammy Award winning blues icon, Buddy Guy, announces the upcoming release of his brand new [Read More]

By | 2018-05-03T12:50:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Rock Muse|5 Comments

Honoring Prince: master guitar player, so much more

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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958- April 21, 2016)

To honor Prince who died two years ago on April 21st, I wanted to showcase this phenomenal artist. He was a multi-talented multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, master guitar player, and more. His music ranged from rock, R&B, Blues, psychedelia, funk, to pop. He won eight Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for the movie, Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.

Some didn’t know that [Read More]

By | 2018-04-26T14:25:12+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Rock Muse|2 Comments

New Video “Listen to the Music” From Playing for Change Features Tom Johnston

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By Martine Ehrenclou

You might have seen Playing For Change videos circulating over the last few years. I thought the videos were pretty cool–musicians playing the same song from around the world. Then I found out about the organization, Playing For Change, and thought it was even cooler.

The “Listen to the Music Series” is music from Playing For Change and features Tom Johnston from the Doobie Brothers. It is their newest work made up of 12 new songs around the [Read More]

By | 2018-04-12T16:19:27+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Rock Muse|6 Comments