Reese Wynans & Friends, "Sweet Release" (J&R Adventures)
With a career going back to the 1960s, keyboard player Reese Wynans is probably best known for his time recording and touring with...
Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band’s ‘Signs’ is inspirational
Tedeschi Trucks Band, "Signs" (Fantasy Records/Concord)
You can't avoid being mesmerized by Susan Tedeschi's singing on "Signs."
The Tedeschi Trucks Band has a dozen members, including three other vocalists, a pair of drummers, a horn section, keyboards, bass and guitarist Derek Trucks — Tedeschi's husband — and their fourth studio album makes full and flavorful use of the whole talented lineup.
Review: Doyle Bramhall II raises the bar on varied ‘Shades’
Doyle Bramhall II, "Shades" (Provogue)
Boz Scaggs, "Out of the Blues" (Concord Records)
Sometimes with more gloss, at times with more grit, but always with great feeling, Boz Scaggs has kept some form of the blues close to the surface during most of his career, which has already sailed past the 50-year milestone.