Monthly Archives: June 2000

Noel Redding: West Cork Tuning

Noel Redding is best known for playing bass with Jimi Hendrix, but he’s also a longtime rock-n-roll guitar player who always liked a good jam. A few years ago, Keith Dion urged Redding to fly to the U.S. and sit … Continue reading

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Eddie Marshall: Holy Mischief

Veteran drummer Eddie Marshall has been a consummate sideman for Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby McFerrin, Toshiko Akiyoshi and many others. Here he steps into the spotlight with eight of his own compositions (and one by pianist Paul Nagel), performed by a … Continue reading

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Bill Frisell: Ghost Town

“My very first album,” says Bill Frisell, “started out to be a solo, but I sort of chickened out and got a bass player. So this is something I’ve been intending for a long time…” For his first solo effort, … Continue reading

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The Nields: If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home by Now

Home is the accidental theme of the Nields latest CD, a tapestry of 15 finely honed, well sung and intelligent songs in a style with sources from the Beatles to Woodie Guthrie. Released: 3/21/2000 Label: No Label Genre: Pop All … Continue reading

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Jimmy Bosch: Salsa Dura

This New York-based Puerto Rican trombonist & bandleader calls himself a “fiebrú”–a feverish salsa head. On his second album he is joined by an all-star line-up to create the progressive sound he calls “Salsa Dura” (Hard Salsa). Released: 9/28/1999 Label: … Continue reading

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Deborah Coleman: Soft Place to Fall

Deborah Coleman’s third release on Blind Pig spotlights a talented singer, songwriter and guitarist determined to take her blues-based music to a larger audience. On "Soft Place To Fall," Coleman sings with honesty and passion about love and relationships against … Continue reading

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Persuasions: Frankly A Cappella, The Persuasions Sing Zappa

(None) Released: 4/4/2000 Label: EarthBeat Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Alt/Indie All Persuasions profiles… The CD Persuasions leader Jerry Lawson tells the remarkable history of Frank Zappa and the Persuasions. Their Music Lawson explains how a Frank Zappa song could become … Continue reading

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Kimmie Rhodes: Rich from the Journey

(None) Released: 4/11/2000 Label: Sunbird Records Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Pop All Kimmie Rhodes profiles… The CD Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes reflects on songs of loss and what matter’s in life. Rich From the Journey Rhodes tells us about the unusual … Continue reading

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Sonya Hunter: Expecting to Fly

On this EP Sonya Hunter continues her musical explorations. Whether it’s drawing on her favorite sounds from the 60’s, recalling the Boswell Sisters from an earlier decade, or experimenting with jazz musicians, she continues to offer songs featuring her clear … Continue reading

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Bob Brozman (with Takashi Hirayasu): Jin Jin

As Bob Brozman would be the first to tell you, he’s on a mission to take his guitar playing to the far corners of the world. This CD is a collection of children’s songs, performed with Okinawan sanshin master Takashi … Continue reading

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