The American blues sound overtook England in the 1960s like no other. Limey guitar slingers like John Mayall, Peter Green and Jimmy Page worked up their tolerance to whiskey, mastered the blues scale and made more money than every American blues musician that came before them. In the early 1970s, tw ... More >>
Often when people imagine jazz concerts, they think about a smokey room filled with clinking glasses, beatniks, and a time and generation distant from our own. A galaxy far far away. It's hard not to believe that our generation missed out on witnessing the icons of jazz, the iconoclasts, ... More >>
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The fourth OC Weekly local music sampler
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