In The Shadow Of Louis Armstrong
Jazz Pioneer & Mentor to all

Trombone Shorty
The future of New Orleans Brass

Three decades of music and still rocking
Tipitina’s in Uptown is the place
to get down and funky in New Orleans

John Sinclair
Blues Scholar
Keeping jazz funerals alive

Brass Bands & Backstreet Culture
Shirley Mae Owens Putting ‘sugar’ on the blues!
Dirk Wissbaum Big City Blues Captain

America’s Blues Brass Bands
Eddie Shaw and the Wolf Gang
Randy Oxford • The Motor City Horns
Johnnie Evans • Big James Montgomery
Doug James • Pat Pepin
bugs Beddow • Darrell Leonard

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Motor City Shakedown
Aces Alley

On The Road
Celebrating Norton Buffalo
SOCAL Blues • San Diego Blues
Doheny Blues Festival 2009
Texas Blues and More Texas Blues
KC Blues • Down In Mississippi
The NYC Blues Scene

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A cure for the blues
six times a year.






On the cover:
On Black & Gold Mardi Gras Saturday with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, John Sinclair, Shirley Mae Owens and Capt. Dirk, 2010. Photo by Robert Jr Whitall

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Robert Jr
Sugar Mae

Blues Reviews

Blues Art
Louie Armstrong 4-10
By Scotty D
Willie Dixon 2-10
By Er4ic Z. Manning
Janis Joplin 12-09
By Dane Tighman
Running Shoes 10-09
By Londsay Shannon
Muddy Waters 8-09
By Dagmar Chaplin
Stevie Ray Vaughn 6-09
By Mark Arminski
Robert Johnson 4-09
By Dagmar Chaplin


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