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Author: David Scott
Carlos Santana’s chosen moniker for Erja is ‘lightnin,’ a fitting tribute to Texas blues giant Lightnin’ Hopkins.
“Show Me a Way” starts with a guitar introduction from Liz cleverly combining superb phrasing and intricate finger picking
Sometimes, a video premiere is so inspirational that reading a traditional review seems an irrelevance because the priority is to watch it immediately. This is the case with ‘Hard Road” by the Gerry Jablonski Band
The new blues Americana album from Rosedale Junction is out now!
“This is a reaction against this idea of perfection that society has us believe is the goal, when actually it’s a shortcut to death.”
The prestigious Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival has brought renowned international musical talent to Scotland’s capital for over 40 years whilst also showcasing the best homegrown blues artists. However, superstars Curtis Tigers and Jools Holland must have forgotten the old adage “Never work with children, animals or Jawbone Walk,” because Edinburgh’s latest band featuring Nicole Smit as special guest steals the show, if not the entire festival, with a scintillating display of lovingly crafted authentic songs from the genre’s golden era. Away from the glitz of the Festival Theatre’s headliners, a more intimate city venue hosts this aptly titled Legends…
Liz is with another original and eclectic song, “Bounty,” which crosses a range of roots-based genres, and a dream of “hosting free music forever more.”
The audience is noisy and excitable, fans joining in the choruses when encouraged to and watching closely the stunning musicianship in front of them, appreciating the very special nature of the occasion.
Sarah’s voice and guitar merge together in perfect harmony to create a timeless vibe respectful of Bert’s legacy.