Jul 20, 2020
My pick is Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise Volume 1 by organist Jimmy Smith. This album was recorded at a club in 1957 and the crowd noise greatly enhances the vibrancy of the performance.
Rhiannon Giddens “At the Purchaser’s Option” and Dominique Fils-Aime “Strange Fruit”, by Stefan Zorn
Jul 19, 2020
Two songs that I always thought were gut wrenching, but only touched my on an intellectual level until I found these versions. Music has always been an amazing vehicle to express social discontent,
Jun 28, 2020
My album pic for this month is “Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s Rising Force. Polydor records, 1984 vinyl.
Continuing my occasional series of guitar hero records,