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Contemporary Soul

Soul music within the last 20 years.

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Austin Texas’ Nakia is a ‘Blues Grifter’

What Nakia has done is more borrowed than stolen. He took classic blues and soul songs, redefined them in his own unique and powerful way, and gifted them back to us as something fresh and new.
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Newest Release From Jim Allchin is ‘Prime Blues’

"The title 'Prime Blues' refers to both my love of the blues as well as my love of mathematics," Allchin says. "'Prime Blues' is more concentrated blues than my past albums and at the same time more diverse in terms of style, guitar technique, and guitar tone."
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Samantha Fish & Jonny Lang Headline Bacon, Blues & Big Stories Festival

A festival of what's good for the taste buds, ears, and soul, Bacon Blues & Big Stories will take place in Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm.
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Connor Selby’s Debut ‘Made Up My Mind’ is a Fresh Take on the Classic...

Serving as the long awaited debut release from 20 year old British blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Connor Selby, 'Made Up My Mind' is exactly what the blues world needs.

Vanessa Collier’s ‘Honey Up’ Is Golden

'Honey Up' is a monster! The album showcases Collier's gritty playing, fiery singing, and her burgeoning song-writing prowess.
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America’s Child Shemekia Copeland Talks About Her New Album

"I love it when things happen organically, when it's natural and not forced. That's what it was like. That was the experience." - Shemekia Copeland
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Aretha Franklin’s Greatest Performances

From the moment she stepped out of the church and into the spotlight, Aretha Franklin cast a long lasting spell on the world with her glorious, God-given gift.

In Top Form, Boz Scaggs Draws Inspiration From His Early Radio Heroes

"I’m just going to be a vocalist and sing the things that I want to sing. I’ll play a little guitar, but essentially as a musician, I’m primarily a vocalist."
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Whitney Shay Professes ‘A Woman Rules the World’

Shay is the youthful embodiment of an old soul, bringing her performances in a powerful, sassy, and seductive way.
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Rev. Jimmie Smith Plays Jimmy Smith ‘Live in Music City’

Rev. Jimmie Smith lives comfortably in the worlds of blues and gospel. As more artists are combining the two genres than ever before, Smith adds the classic Hammond B-3 ensemble sound to the performance.
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