Mitch Woods has been behind the wheel of his Rocket 88 for most of his 60 years. He first heard boogie-woogie around the tender age of 10 years old from a relative of his superintendent in Brooklyn, NY. He is infatuated with the music of the late 40′s and early 50′s of the 20th Century [...]
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It’s been a busy year for Malcolm John “ Mac” Rebennack, Jr. Better know as Dr. John. The New Orleans style singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 14, earlier this year. Rebennack has also been nominated for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player Award at [...]
Henry Butler is a poplar nominee for the 32 annual Blues Music Awards, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player Award. A nine-time W.C. Handy “Best Blues Instrumentalist – Piano” award nominee, Henry Butler knows no limitations. Although blinded by glaucoma since birth, Butler is also a world class photographer with his work displayed at exhibitions throughout the [...]