Transcending Avant-Garde Boundaries

On the rediscovered gem Bílé Inferno, Czech artists Iva Bittová and Vladimír Václavek transcend the avant-garde with music emanating from physical and emotional ecosystems.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Jennie Ross Cobb: Indian Territory Trailblazer

Remembering JENNIE ROSS COBB, the first-known Native American female photographer, who put her subjects at ease for uniquely candid images from early 1900s Indian Territory.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Where Grief and Anger Share Space

This new disc from Toccata Classics features chamber music by the young composer Noah Max and exudes, as one critic notes, 'a sense of loss pervading almost everything here.' Yet, it's not a downer.
by David McGee
 

 
 

A Tribute to B.B. King

Remembering B.B.: The making of the King of the Blues's 1981 Grammy winning album THERE MUST BE A BETTER WORLD SOMEWHERE with songs by DOC POMUS and DR. JOHN
by David McGee
 

 

 

Discovering Something Outside the Realm of the Everyday

The album 'LOCKWOOD' and its author, JEREMIAH LOCKWOOD, are the genuine real deal. Behold timeless blues.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — May 2014

‘…still traveling the gospel highway…’ JUST LOOK AT ME NOW Brooklyn All Stars Just Look At Me Now 4 Winds Records www.malaco.com Founded in the late 1950s, the Brooklyn All Stars are still traveling the gospel h...
by David McGee
 

 

 

‘I’d Rather Go Blind’

Live at the Lincoln Inn in Jersey City, NJ, Christine Santelli performs 'I'd Rather Go Blind
by David McGee
 

 
 

The Game of Love

BEFORE THE WORLD WAS MADE Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay B&N In a world festering with male-female duos, Austin’s Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay have some clear advantages over the competition. For starters, their dress i...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bully: A Visit with Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Pictured above is an early image from Caldecott Honor medalist Laura Vaccaro Seeger’s Bully, released in July from Neal Porter/Roaring Brook. A little birdie (named Neal Porter, in fact) told me months ago that Laura created ...
by David McGee