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Freeman Vines Made His First Guitars Because He Was Searching for a Sound

Liner notes for Hanging Tree Guitars releasedFreeman Vines made his first guitars because he was searching for a sound. Assembly line Fenders and...

NPR Music, NYTimes, Mojo Hail NY Jazz Trumpet Legend Charles Tolliver’s First Album In Over a Decade, ‘Connect’ (Gearbox Records)

Connect earning glowing reviews NYC jazz trumpet legend Charles Tolliver’s new album ‘Connect’ (Gearbox Records / July 31), recorded in London with...

Music Maker Relief Foundation Confirms Powerful New Compilation on Race, Hanging Tree Guitars, out Sept 25 with Three Previously Unreleased Tracks

Companion album to book of the same name (published on Bitter Southerner) on the guitars and artwork of Freeman VinesMusic Maker Relief Foundation...

Chiminyo shares new single “Breathin'”

Announces debut album "I AM PANDA" due out 25th September via Gearbox Records Nominated for: Jazz FM's Digital Award 2020 Worldwide FM's Track Of...

Artist & Activist Xanthe Alexis Confirms Mesmerizing New Album ‘The Offering,’ Out 8/21

New Voice "You Need To Know" (American Songwriter) Will Perform Rockwood Music Hall Livestream 7/21 Whether she’s guiding patients to recovery as a...

NPR Music, Brooklyn Vegan Praise Dedicated Men of Zion’s Sacred Soul Album ‘Can’t Turn Me Around’

“The World Needs This Music Right Now" --NPR Music North Carolina family gospel group Dedicated Men of Zion’s ‘Can’t Turn Me Around’ comes out today...

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Boing Boing Feature: Hanging Tree Guitars

Man builds guitars using wood from a lynching tree"Vines deeply moving work is the subject of a new photography book, Hanging Tree Guitars, with...

NPR Highlights Charles Tolliver’s Connect

Podcast Includes Connect Among Featured Albums"NPR Music's Bobby Carter, WBGO and Jazz Night in America's Nate Chinen, NPR Music contributor Gavin...

NYTimes Features Charles Tolliver’s “Emperor’s March”

NYT celebrates Tolliver's "triumphant blues variations" "The trumpeter Charles Tolliver’s compositions tend to balance syncopated elements as if...

KEXP Interview & Premiere: Xanthe Alexis

Xanthe Alexis Celebrates the Supernatural Strangeness of the Cosmos in "Moon""Colorado-based folk musician Xanthe Alexis also understands the...

PBS Newshour Video: Pat Cohen

A music maker sings the coronavirus blues "Musician Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen has long met adversity with music. She lost her New Orleans home to...

CNN Feature: Blues Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Covid-19 taking toll on blues community"Cohen is part of a community of musicians trying to keep the blues alive in a landscape where live music is...

Atwood Review: Chris Milam Radiates in “Phoenix”

Today's Song: Wistful, Symphonic, Verdant "Phoenix""With symphonic energy and lyrical grace, Chris Milam delivers a wistful, gusty anthem that...

American Songwriter Feature: Chris Milam’s Meanwhile

Chris Milam Discusses ‘Meanwhile’, a Non-Linear Album About Changing Times"Songwriter Chris Milam’s new album Meanwhile goes against all label...

Rolling Stone Feature: Pat Cohen

Meet the Blues Singer Who Won’t Stop Brightening Seniors’ Lives"She never stopped believing in kindness, and now she’s making a difference by...

American Songwriter Feature: Crosstown Arts

Memphis gains momentum with new creative hub"They envisioned a creative hub containing an intimate, 125-capacity performing venue, a 400-seat...

Jazziz Item: Modern Masters Series

Crosstown Arts Announces Modern Masters Jazz Series "The series kicked off with saxophonist Ed Peterson on January 14 and is currently scheduled to...

Wall Street Journal Review: Buddy Rich, ‘Just In Time’

"He Kept Pushing to the End""A previously unreleased concert, taped less than six months before Rich’s death, reveals his ability to propel a band...

Jazziz Track Premiere

Hear the Last-Ever Known Recording of Drum Legend Buddy Rich "It’s peak Rich: full of swing, bristling with energy and faster than a speeding...

AV Club Giveaway

Do you like roots music? Then we're giving away a getaway just for you "We’re giving away a getaway to Durham, NC, to attend a five-day music and...

No Depression Album Review

New Label Bible & Tire Serves Up Newly Minted and Vintage Gospel Soul "Elizabeth King missed her blastoff. Forty years ago, she was on the...

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