Now is a new playlist of top tunes that are currently in heavy rotation. This should bring hours of joy to you and perhaps introduce you to some new vibes that will be added to your own list. I’ll be moving songs onto and off the list regularly soContinue Reading

P.O.D.S. on sale to the public on Wednesday, March 3 at 10am EST Suwannee Live has announced the return of Suwannee Rising music festival, scheduled to take place April 8 – 10, 2021 at the expansive Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL. The event willContinue Reading

The Exciting Sounds of Menahan Street Band “MSB”, is an apt title for this, the third studio album from the group.  MSB is somewhat of a house band for Daptone Records sublabel Dunham Records, having been the main support for the late, great Charles Bradley, the flying eagle.  MSB wasContinue Reading

Snapdragon was my introduction to Oz Noy, the Israeli virtuoso guitar player and it is such a hot album.  Although I’ve heard of him and he’s played with literally dozens of musicians I know. This is his 10th solo album, it’s the first I’ve gave a thorough listen and theContinue Reading

This is one of the toughest articles I’ve written. Each of the last six Valentine’s Day weekends has been a celebratory event for me, the most joyous weekend of the year. The string starting in 2015 when I attended the recording of Snarky Puppy’s Family Dinner, Volume 2 and thereContinue Reading

Cory Wong was perhaps the most prolific music of 2020, making full use of the pandemic to push out eight albums, and now opens 2021 with a fantastic big-band album. Cory is of course one of the touring non-members of Vulfpeck and also has a regular touring schedule with hisContinue Reading

Tower of Power is undeniably the greatest horn band of all time.  The ‘Tower’, ‘TOP’, has been around since 1968 and are best known for their iconic songs, “What Is Hip”, “You’re Still A Young Man”, “So Very Hard To Go” and on and on.  The band’s core members throughoutContinue Reading

The year 2020 started off great with me first seeing Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio three times in 9 days, opening for Lettuce on January 2nd and 3rd and then as the headliner at Terminal West in Atlanta on January 9.  The Seattle-based soul-jazz groove combo release their new album “IContinue Reading

The Dip Plays It Cool. Yes they do. This band is one of my favorites to get introduced to over the last couple of years.  They have a new soul and funk sound with that old school feel and on top of that can play with both an edge andContinue Reading

Here’s the top 10 videos on’s YouTube channel ranked by number of views in 2020. Thanks to all who support live music and live streamed music this year and here’s to a resurgence in 2021. 1. Joe Dart (Vulfpeck) solo from Theo Katzman’s March 2018  show at Eddie’s AtticContinue Reading