RICHARD KITSON In Your Own Time

RICHARD KITSON In Your Own Time

Album review for Richard Kitson's In Your Own Time. Kitson plays the guitar and various other instruments here and is backed by Nicola Farnon on double bass and vocals and the album was produced by Martin Gregory Smith. Influenced by blues from the 30's onwards this has a blues/folk appeal, with six of the compositions being his own.

International Stars Honoured At The 2017 Jazz FM Awards

International Stars Honoured At The 2017 Jazz FM Awards

The Rolling Stones, Laura Mvula, Damien Chazelle, Donny McCaslin and Gilles Peterson were among the winners at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards, which took place at Shoreditch Town Hall in the heart of East London. Ella Fitzgerald was remembered, and there was a surprise visit from Van Morrison. Check out the winners on this link.

LITTLE HURRICANE Same Sun Same Moon

LITTLE HURRICANE Same Sun Same Moon

Little Hurricane, the San Diego dirty blues duo of frontman Anthony “Tone” Catalano and drummer Celeste “C.C.” Spina released their 3rd full-length studio album Same Sun Same Moon on April 14, on Mascot Records. With a busy US & EU tour schedule, there is only one UK date at the Borderline, London on Tuesday 2nd May. More info here.

JOE BONAMASSA at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

JOE BONAMASSA at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

On Friday 21st April, Joe Bonamassa played the first of two sell-out shows at The Royal Albert Hall, London and writer Pete Sargeant has provided us with a review of the evening, pictures are courtesy of Noble PR. The band consisted of Michael Rhodes, Anton Fig, Reese Wynans, Paulie Cerra & Lee Thornburg.

Jj THAMES Raw Sugar

Jj THAMES Raw Sugar

Mixing R&B, funk, Motown, and soul with strong blues and gospel vocals, and tossing in ska and reggae rhythms for occasional seasoning, JJ Thames has a powerful stage presence and more than enough talent to back it up as a songwriter and as a performer. BM writer Clive Rawlings says you need to hear this album, is he right?