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Monthly Archives: January 2004
Steve Forbert’s tribute to Jimmie Rodgers, "Any Old Time," has been nominated for a 2004 Grammy in the best traditional folk category. Rodgers was country music’s first superstar, grabbing the public’s imagination between 1927 and his death in 1933. His … Continue reading
East Nashville singer-songwriter-guitarist Duane Jarvis takes a reflective, simmering turn on "Delicious," his fifth solo recording. The songs are spare, soulful snapshots into everyday moments – large, small and funny – played in a laid-back but grooving style. Jarvis channels … Continue reading
Jazz vocalist Cheryl Bentyne has been with the Grammy-winning Manhattan Transfer for many years. But now she’s released a debut solo CD of her favorite songs and it’s stunning. Backed by pianist Kenny Barron, bassist John Patitucci, drummer Louis Nash … Continue reading