This is the first in a series of many “Song of the Day” posts, hopefully.  The penultimate, altissimo tenor sax player, Lenny Pickett with the UMO Orchestra with his take on the Tower of Power classic What is Hip?  Of course, Lenny recorded and played this many times with TOP duringContinue Reading

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Personally, I go on record predicting another Grammy for Snarky Puppy for this great, first studio (no live audience) disc from my favs in about 5 years. It’s been on rotation in my car’s CD changer for 6 months now and is my standard drive time disc.  My personal favorites are proablyContinue Reading

Earphunk is a New Orleans progressive funk band Website: Earphunk.com Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Earphunk/?fref=nf   Jake and Michael Comeaux, bass                      Continue Reading

Earphunk took over Terminal West on Thursday night and delivered a high powered non-stop, booty shaking, earth quaking, sonic boom of a performance.  The five piece progressive funk out of New Orleans mixes deep fonky bass lines with extra terrestrial synth and guitar work. Paul Provosty delivers some mind alteringContinue Reading

  How do you feel when you leave a great concert compared to when you first went in? For me, I know I always feel better, mentally and physically, tired as I may be.  I’m very interested in what music is doing to my mind and body to create suchContinue Reading

Simply put, Corinne Bailey Rae is one of the most wonderful singers in the world today!  Beautiful, spiritual, musical, warm, amazing — use any superlative you want — they all fit.  Standing in the rain 1/2 hour early, getting drenched, was worth ever second to see and hear Corinne pourContinue Reading

Balkan Beat Box One of the most energetic acts you’ll ever see and few in the crowd had ever heard of – BBB kicked off the entire festival into high gear.  Their set included many of my favorites including Bulgarian Chicks, Digital Monkey and Part of the Glory.  Of courseContinue Reading

Prog funk group Earphunk has announced their breakup. Source: Earphunk Will Be Breaking Up Following One Last Hometown Performance In NOLAContinue Reading

Nice review of a great bar and venue from Creative Loafing. Kevin Scott, THE ATL bassist, hosts a regular Tuesday night jam. Creative Loafing Review Elliott Street websiteContinue Reading