Birds of Chicago – Love in Wartime

  Title: Love in Wartime Artist: Birds of Chicago Label: Signature Sounds Formats: CD, LP, Digital Release date: May 4, 2018   Americana duo Birds of Chicago is a marriage, literally, of singer-songwriters JT Nero and Allison Russell. Formed in … Continue reading

Adeline – Intérimes

  Title: IntérimesArtist: AdelineLabel: Self-releasedFormats: Digital   Release date: July 10, 2020   Soulful and sultry vocalist, bassist and producer Adeline has released her highly anticipated sophomore project, Intérimes, a collection of seven songs that incorporates the sounds and styles of … Continue reading

Music From and Inspired by “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool”

Title: Music From and Inspired by “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool” Artist: Miles DavisLabel: Columbia/LegacyFormats: CD, DigitalRelease date: February 21, 2020   Documentarian Stanley Nelson re-introduces us to the late and great jazz trumpeter extraordinaire Miles Davis on the … Continue reading

Brent Jones – Open Your Mouth and Say Something

  Title: Open Your Mouth and Say Something Artist: Brent Jones Label: JDI Formats: CD, Digital Release date: September 14, 2018   Brent Jones has created yet another amazing album with Open Your Mouth and Say Something, his second release … Continue reading

October 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during October 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk, Country Darius Rucker: When Was the Last Time  (Capitol Records Nashville) Du-Rites:  Greasy Listening  (Redefinition) James Armstrong: Blues Been Good to Me … Continue reading

February 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during February 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk Country Eddie Bo, Chris Barber: The 1991 Sea-Saint Sessions (Last Music Co.) Hayes McMullan: Everyday Seem Like Murder Here (LITA) Classical, … Continue reading

January 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during January 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk Country David “Honeyboy” Edwards: I’m Gonna Tell You Somethin’ That I Know (Omnivore) Ronnie Baker Brooks: Times Have Changed (Provogue) Danni … Continue reading