This Week’s Top Ten R&B AlBums Selected By My Instagram Followers

November 2, 2019 10. Boogie Down – Eddie Kendricks (1974) 2nd Week / Last Week #9 Produced By Frank Wilson, Leonard Caston Jr. 9. Unmistakably Lou – Lou Rawls (1977) New Entry Produced By Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Bobby Martin, Jack … Continue reading This Week’s Top Ten R&B AlBums Selected By My Instagram Followers

Music News: Staple Singers Honored On New ‘Come Go With Me’ Vinyl Box Set

Gospel-soul pioneers the Staple Singers will have their storied Stax years commemorated with the 6 December release by Craft Recordings of the 7LP vinyl box set Come Go With Me: The Stax Collection. This celebration of one of the greatest gospel and … Continue reading Music News: Staple Singers Honored On New ‘Come Go With Me’ Vinyl Box Set

Young Musicians: Jazz Saxophonist Samir Zafif aka FKAjazz

FKAjazz is an innovative musical alchemist, a powerfully expressive tenor, soprano and alto saxophonist who animates his compositions with well-crafted arrangements, based on his own keyboard parts and wedded to organic rhythm beds. Surrounded by outstanding guest vocalists and instrumentalists … Continue reading Young Musicians: Jazz Saxophonist Samir Zafif aka FKAjazz

Music News: New Documentary ‘The Torch,’ About Blues Legend Made Its World Premiere,

Buddy Guy epitomizes “good guy.” That’s one takeaway from Jim Farrell’s admiring, affectionate documentary of the 83-year-old Chicago bluesman. The film illustrates the inspiration that Guy received from such giants as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, and his own dedication … Continue reading Music News: New Documentary ‘The Torch,’ About Blues Legend Made Its World Premiere,

Music News: Legendary funk band Rufus featuring Chaka Khan nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame For The 3rd Time.

Rufus featuring Chaka Khan is among the 16 artists and groups nominated Tuesday for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class of inductees. The group, nominated three times but not yet inducted into the Hall of Fame, originated … Continue reading Music News: Legendary funk band Rufus featuring Chaka Khan nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame For The 3rd Time.