Categories Archives: Blues

A Tribute to Willie Dixon Elliot Sharp Henry Kaiser Eric Mingus Glenn Phillips Melvin Gibbs Lance Carter

  But as great as it is, James “Blood” Ulmer fans have heard much of this music before; the real revelation on this album is Queen Esther, whose uplifting songs and great singing are definite highlights on a consistently strong album.   More...

This recording already has my vote for blues album of the year. It is a perfect synergy of old and new, proving the point that the blues is not an old musty genre. The blues can and does progress and sound as current and timely as any other style of music  More...

Sharp’s acoustic accomplishments are outstanding, quickly shifting gears between bluesy rumbles to jazzy spikes and fleeting dissonant meanderings. On top of this richly textured bed floats Queen Esthers outstanding voice, which ranges from the deep  More...