Gerald McClendon invites us all on Let’s Have A Party a great listen, especially if your blues lean toward the soulful spectrum, backed by superb musicianship throughout.
Rodd Bland pays tribute on Live On Beale Street a great listen when your soul craves some soul; this is a fitting tribute to a great performer and obviously assembled with love.
Mark Cameron moves Back From The Edge a great listen with variation, imagination and skill shining through on every song and plenty of blues to enjoy along the way too.
Debbie Bond crosses Blues Without Borders - an exceedingly well put together album with quality laced through every note a great listen
Parabellum Shredding with Yngwie Malmsteen a great listen:a great listen: Like most of Yngwie’s work, each track is genius but, unless you are a total shred fan, it can become a bit too much in one sitting; I find I appreciate his skills more by liberally sprinkling my favourites throughout my rock playlists so that the barrage of notes can be analysed, appreciated and enjoyed.
Crobot procreate and Rat Child is issued varied, tasty rock that is cliche free, this is quality with a capital Q: pity it’s just an EP.
Johnny Never recreates the Blue Delta a great listen, especially for the dazzling guitar skills on display throughout a very authentic blues album.
Toto Pandemic Concert released with help from Friends! Creating a wonderful live album capturing a band on form doing ‘not just the hits’.
Muldaur plays Let’s Get Happy Together with Tuba Skinny If you love jazz-jug-blues, you will love this impeccably performed update to a classic sound…if you’re not so keen, it will still provide a smile and a dance whenever a track comes up on shuffle.
Donna Herula Resonates with a Bang At The Door a wonderful resonator and bottleneck led blues album that with repeated listens reveal the layers of blues past, present and future