TIGUE Come To Constellation 9/6/2015

   It really breaks me up that I’m not going to be in Chicago when percussion trio TIGUE hits town in a couple weeks. I’ll be in Minneapolis because we bought tickets to see D’Angelo at First Ave before TIGUE’s show at Constellation was announced. The last time I saw member Carson Moody was at a show I put together at Empty Bottle headlined by … Continue reading TIGUE Come To Constellation 9/6/2015

Angela James-Way Down Deep

The worlds of folk and jazz music don’t often mix. Generally speaking, that’s a good thing because it usually only goes one of two ways: a major disaster or a decent sounding jazz album with too many vocals. Chicagoan Angela James bridges the two genres with her voice, creating what might be called something like Appalachian Jazz. With the help of over a dozen instrumentalists, … Continue reading Angela James-Way Down Deep