J A C K W H I T E - L A Z A R E T T O
“When George Wein asked me to come aboard I immediately compiled my list of every artist that for some reason or another has not played Newport Folk but should. It’s always a pleasure to cross off a name, especially as there are so few left on the original list. In fact the elusive handful remaining have become known around the office as the ‘White Whales’.”
- Jay Sweet
Few artists thrill and captivate live as much as Rodrigo y Gabriela. So it’s fitting that the duo’s new video, for “The Russian Messenger,” is a no-frills performance highlighting their guitar work.
Watch it here and on All Songs TV.
I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway - by Greg Kot (2014)
PHOX - Slow Motion
THIS IS SO GREAT HER VOICE IS SO WONDERFUL AND THEN CLARINET AND BANJO AND EVERYTHING OH MY GOD
Last month, we woke at dawn to play a live session at KEXP. It’s one of those special radio stations and studios and we’re all still a little giddy it happened. They just posted the session for everyone to enjoy.