Paul Nelson-produced ROOTS, Winter’s 1st studio album since 2004's "I’m a Bluesman", has him sounding the best in years. Armed with blues classics & talented friends, it's Winter's best blues to date.
In a word, her new album is "Gospel" -- The gospel of the formidable blueswoman, the gospel music that seeps it's way into nearly every track, the gospel of unmistakably moving vocals.
Reverb, caused by sound waves bouncing off of walls and ceilings, has played a pivotal part in the unique sounds of instruments and various venues for years. The history of it's use is fascinating.
Listening to the latest release from the Terry Quiett Band out of Kansas, “Just My Luck” is a great genre mixing blend of blues, blues inspired rock and jazz with a bit of soul stirring around in the mix.
It's clear that picking a favorite or a stand out track on Soul Shot is going to be extremely difficult. One song just flows into the next, fluidly and seamlessly. Tracks one through eleven deliver some of the most soulful sounds on the planet today.
When a DVD showed up featuring Mississippi Spoonman in a tiny delta Juke Joint, we knew we were in for a good time. We didn't know how right we were.