Album Review for the Marco Piccioni Trio's album Far. The Marco Piccioni Trio blends the warm sound of Blues Rock with the Contemporary European Jazz flavours. Original songs and instrumentals drift through fast swing ostinatos, free improvisations, psychedelic shuffles and lazy, melancholic 12bar cycles. To read the review by The Bishop please click on this link.
Mr Martin Simpson and Mr Dom Flemons proudly present a selection of Ever Popular Favourites, released in 2016. This is the result of an EFDSS commission, both artists have been researching and exploring how folk songs travelled from England to North America and vice versa, changing shape as they journeyed.
The truly great Mississippi John Hurt (1893-1966) along with names such as Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and Son House are the foundation stones of the blues. This set contains his famed 1928 sessions for Okeh Records plus 6 bonus tracks from a later period have been added. Hear the tracks and read the review here.
Known for their days in Whitesnake, Bernie & Mickey prove here that good old fashioned blues/rock is still King, having co-written the best tracks that Whitesnake ever did. This collection was originally released in 1995 as the album, 'Ozone Friendly', this version has been revamped and extra tracks inserted.
MUDSLIDE CHARLEY New & Used. Club SHMED Studio. This is full of joy and fun the album has been dipped into the blues as heard in the undertones, but there
MIKE OSBORN In The Dog House. Je Gagne Records. From the opening notes of Love Vs. Ego, I somehow knew I was going to enjoy this CD. Mike Osborn is
MIGHTY MO RODGERS Mud ‘n Blood. Dixiefrog. The album is the sixth part of the Blues Journey where Mighty Mo Rodgers evokes the dark history of the Southern States, including
MARCO’S POWER TRIO Marco’s Power Trio. Aenima Recordings Marco’s Power Trio is led by the guitarist and composer Marcus Roagna,.with strong support from bassist Fabricio El Coenda and powerhouse drummer
MR BO WEAVIL As A Striving Lonesome Bull DixieFrog Matthieu Fromont – a.k.a. Mr Bo Weavil – used to front the down-home rocking French band Bo Weavil. The multi-instrumentalist is
MIKEY JUNIOR Travelling South 8th Train Records This CD gets off to a cracking start with the title song written by our very own British Blues father figure Mike Vernon,