Every hipster worth their weight in sock hats has heard David Bromberg. After all, the distinct opening notes from his classic "Sharon" serve as the main loop which makes up "Johnny Ryall" from the hip-hop classic "Paul's Boutique" by the Beastie Boys.
David Bromberg has been there, done that...and that and that too! But alone with a guitar, as he is in this live session, is a glimpse of where it all began.
David Dee was born in the belly of the blues, Mississippi, but moved from there to East St. Louis when he was an infant. Some things, however, stick with you.
Bumbershoot, a portmanteau for an umbrella, started as a jazz festival with the hook that the mayor would watch over your children.
For those who wonder if "Rhythm and Blues" marks the closure of the Chicago blues legend's career, the word "retirement" isn't even in Buddy Guy's vocabulary.
It's pretty much impossible to pigeonhole New Orleans-based band the Revivalists into any one genre, because their music is truly a fusion -- a delicious mix of rock, soul, funk and jazz with a dash of reggae and even hip-hop thrown in.