“I was inspired by the challenge to take Rolling Stones songs and turn them into Chicago blues grooves, while at the same time maintaining both the Chicago blues tradition and sound and doing the same for the Rolling Stones songs..."
His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
There is no question that Davina and The Vagabonds captures the sounds of the roaring twenties. Guys and dolls would be feelin' blue if they didn’t add this to their music collection.
Everything you need to know about the Steve Krase Band's wonderful Just Waitin' is in "The Ballad of Jed Clampett," the album's fifth track. To those of you less tapped into high culture, it's...
Recorded at Bearly's House of Blues in Halifax, Live In Halifax is varied, soulful, and the next best thing to being there at a 24th Street Wailers show. The great thing about this album is that it accurately captures all the energy and talent of the band, and the appreciation of the audience.
'Heartland and Soul' is the debut release from an artist drawing upon a lot of experience, and the result is a well-crafted album that everyone should hear.
“I wanted to do a traditional blues album — all the stuff I used to play when I was younger." - Alex Dixon