With Cambell's tight as a tick guitar, Starlite's deep, funky bass and their combined natural vocals, this pie is delicious to the very last.
Ranking among the IBC’s marquee offerings is the Keynote Panel “Blues as Healer” on February 3. The panel will look at the restorative power that music, especially blues music, can hold.
"The musicians that I surround myself with are musicians that I trust. They’re good, they’re fantastic, and they are all craft; all of them. That means that I can tap their strengths."
The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.
"Well, blues is pretty much a part of everything that I do. ...That music is in my heart, and always will be."
Throughout the album, James showcases his versatility with smooth slide guitar, finger picking, biting leads, and grungy power chords. All are executed with the finesse and style that gives him such a great sound.