BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut, Kansas City Style for The Kid From Red Bank COUNTBASIE, The President of the Tenor Sax LESTERYOUNG, Mr Five by Five Himself JIMMYRUSHING, and the Architect of Modern Jazz CHARLIEPARKER. Other Birthdays this week include WYNONIE ‘Mr Blues’ HARRIS, WYNONACARR, the Queen of the Blues DINAHWASHINGTON and from the Realm of Vocal Group Harmony—the ill fated RUDYLEWIS of the Drifters and the inimitable WILLIEWINFIELD of the Harptones—
Come join many local musicians in a great fundraiser for Barbara LeShoure at the Minnesota Music Cafe’ located at 499 Payne Avenue – 7th Street near Payne Avenue in St. Paul on Sunday, August 29th beginning at 4 PM. For more information call 651-776-4699 or visit minnesotamusiccafe.com
Angie Pykonen of KFAI’s In Your Ear was my guest this afternoon.
We gave away ticket to the Dave Alvin & The Guilty Women show coming up at Bunkers, Friday, August 27th.
Played a mini-tribute to drummer Richie Hayward, who passed on last week. He’s best known for his long history of work with Little Feat, but also played with many, many artists thru the years.
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