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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.
Ten Blues stallions and a mare make up the corral represented in Blues Leaf Records, Leaflets, Volume II 2000-2006, issued this year for blues listeners.
Where a decade ago, popular blues-playing women were hard to come by, today, there is no shortage of vastly popular & endlessly talented ladies in the blues. While it took a deplorable seven decades, the timing is perfect.
Intrepid Artists, one of the most prominent live booking agencies, is in the business of good music — and they have it in spades.
Alligator’s new album, spearheaded by Tommy Castro, is a commanding live album that is packed to the brim with shockingly large talents such as Trampled Under Foot, Janiva Magness & Joe Louis Walker.
The Blues Foundation is presenting the 32nd Blues Music Awards tomorrow, May 5, 2011, at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN.
The blues community at large often care deeply about their fellow men and women. Janiva Magness is among those ranks, headlining a benefit to aide an ailing teenager in need with a very life-threatening condition.