Rant 'N' Roll

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In Tribute   Was there ever a more enigmatic American songwriter than Fred Neil? Born in Ohio, raised in Florida, he died at age 65 in 2001 from skin cancer. As a Brill Building composer, his songs were...

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Black Eyed Wonder Pea Jazz     When the Black Eyed Peas hit No. 1 in 2003 with “Where Is The Love?” they had no idea 15 years later it would be turned into a hot six-minute jazz jam. When Stev...

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Rattle and Hum     The 10 originals on the 66-minute Pay For It On The Other Side (McCannic Music) by Wisconsin guitarist/composer Pete McCann, 52, his sixth album, puts jazz-rock fusion in a ...

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Return of a Jazz-Rock Fusion Pioneer Where has the pioneering Jan Hammer been for the last decade? As a member of John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra in the ‘70s, he set new keyboard standards. When he pl...

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Lock Up The Liquor!     Any band that takes for its name a 1961 Howlin’ Wolf song written by the legendary Willie Dixon is alright with me. With 15 tracks all written, produced, arranged, per...

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CeltGrass     Haven by We Banjo 3 from Ireland is a fusion of world, bluegrass, Celtic, Americana, country and Irish folk music. This eclectic string band, made up of consummate musicians on gui...

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Bessie Smith     Princeton guitarist/vocalist Rory Block, 68, is a blues-woman for the ages, keeping the rural blues alive for new generations. She’s already recorded wonderful tributes to th...
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