Rant ‘N’ Roll: Sound

He might have graduated from the Sonny Rollins school of tenor saxophone but as leader of the Rich Halley 4 on Creating Structure (Pine Eagle Records), Halley throws the jazz rulebook out the window to take...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Under The Radar

Shake Some Action by The Flamin’ Groovies was one of the best rock albums of the 1970s. Produced by Dave Edmunds, I remember totally freaking out to this San Francisco band’s Brit-Rock, loving “You Tore Me ...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Blues X 2

BETHLEHEM, PA—The legendary James Cotton may be hitting 80 in July but when he was helped to the stage and sat down to blow his historic harp, it totally transcended bassist Noel Neal, drummer Jerry Porter,...