Monthly Archives: September 2000

Mark Levine and the Latin Tinge: Hey, It’s Me

"I just wanted to leave another footprint in the sand," says pianist Mark Levine of his new album. This footprint moves to rumba, timba, songo, mambo, and straight ahead jazz, propelled by a group of inspired jazz veterans: Levine, percussionist … Continue reading

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Greg Brown: Covenant

Three years from his last album, singer songwriter Greg Brown contemplates the meaning of love and commitment with songs that are sexy, humorous, and sometimes sad. Brown was raised in a musical family in Iowa, where he still lives. His … Continue reading

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Gurf Morlix: Toad Of Titicaca

Gurf Morlix has been around a long time, as a guitar player, a producer, and now with the release of his new album, songwriter and solo performer. Raised in Buffalo, New York, Morlix is a fixture on the Austin and … Continue reading

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Bahamadia: BB Queen

After a four year recording hiatus, Bahamadia knew she could not let the microphone remain silent for much longer. On BB Queen, the follow-up to her highly acclaimed debut release, she is back in full form with her signature jazzy … Continue reading

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Dan Hicks: Beatin’ The Heat

"I’m gonna be making a slow comeback," he wise-cracked to Rolling Stone in 1973. 27 years later, Dan Hicks has released "Beatin’ The Heat". The album continues that unique blend of psychedelic-laden jazz and swing, clever songwriting and hot instrumentation … Continue reading

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The Kinleys: II

Twin sisters Heather and Jennifer Kinley release their sophmore effort, appropriately titled "Kinleys II". The album builds on the certified gold success of their first CD, with a blend of close harmony singing and compelling songs, delivered with a slighly … Continue reading

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Joe Ely: Live At Antone’s

West Texas country rocker Joe Ely’s "Live At Antone’s" captures the energy, drama, and humor of his live performances. The lineup includes early mainstays of Ely’s career, steel guitarist and producer Lloyd Maines and guitar great Jesse Taylor. Ely hales … Continue reading

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Mary Gauthier: Drag Queens in Limousines

Louisiana-born Mary Gauthier is an exceptional singer-songwriter whose songs from life’s edge are as real as they are rugged. Her second CD takes us into her life: growing up with alcoholics; running away; and facing love and death. Her songs … Continue reading

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Teddy Thompson: Teddy Thompson

Teddy Thompson’s debut CD is a mix of emotionally observant and occasionally subversive songs drawn from his life. Thompson looks beyond the world of appearances and is drawn to the deeper meaning and surprising nature of relationships and people’s lives. … Continue reading

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Hank Thompson: Seven Decades

Country music pioneer Hank Thompson, whose musical career encompasses 53 years and 60 million records sold, is back with an album, "Seven Decades", that is true to his own artistic vision. The album is based on Thompson’s solid songwriting, sense … Continue reading

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