Brèves / 29.12.2023

Best of 2023 (part. 4)

Albums, révélations, chansons, rééditions, concerts : voici ce qui a le plus marqué les membres de notre rédaction en 2023. Quatrième partie.

Éric Heintz

Monster Mike Welch / “Nothing But Time” (Gulf Coast)
Sue Foley / “Live In Austin Vol. 1” (Stony Plain)
GA-20 / “Live In Loveland” (Karma Chief)
Mike Bourne Band / “Cruisin’ Kansas City” (Blue Heart)
The Dig 3 / “Damn The Rent” (Autopublié)
Stan Mosley / “No Soul, No Blues” (Dialtone)
Joel Astley / “Seattle To Greaseland” (Blue Heart)
Eddie 9V / “Capricorn” (Ruf)

D.K. Harrell / “The Right Man” + concert
McKinley James (concert)
Sean “Mack” McDonald (concert)

Titres marquants
Respect yourself / Mack Rice
Pain in my heart / Helene Smith
Voodoo woman / Susan Tedeschi

James Harman / “Backdoor Rumba, Live Sessions Vol. 2” (JSP)
Lazy Lester / “All Over You” (New West)
• “Written In Their Soul – The Stax Songwriter Demos’’ (Craft)
Susan Tedeschi / “Just Won’t Burn (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Fantasy)
• “If There’s Hell Below’’ (Numero Group)

Monster Mike Welch / Beautiful Swamp Blues Festival, Calais
Love Light Orchestra / Lucerne Blues Festival, Suisse
Mike Flanigin Trio feat. Jimmie Vaughan and Kaz Kazanoff / C Boy’s Heart and Soul, Austin, Texas
Charley Crockett / Café de la Danse, Paris
The Fabulous Thunderbirds / Swing Wespelaar, Belgique

Marc Loison

La Bedoune / “La Bedoune Est Mon Nom” (Autopublié)
Eddie 9V / “Capricorn” (Ruf)
Big Harp George / “Cut My Spirit Loose” (Blue Mountain)
Monster Mike Welch / “Nothing But Time” (Gulf Coast)
Willie J Campbell / “Be Cool” (Blue Heart)
Robert Finley / “Black Bayou” (Easy Eye Sound)
Bobby Rush / “All My Love For You” (Deep Rush / Thirty Tigers)
French Blues All Stars / “New Flesh” (Ahead)

Nic Clark / “Everybody’s Buddy” (Little Village)
D.K. Harrell / “The Right Man” (Little Village)
Nirek Mokar & Blues Messengers / concert
The Cinelli Brothers / concert

Titres marquants
Until we meet again / Kaz Hawkins
La Bedoune est mon nom / La Bedoune
500 miles / Eric Bibb
Are we through / Eddie 9V

Dr. John / “The Montreux Years” (BMG)
Eric Clapton / “The Definitive 24 Nights” (Reprise)

Bobby Rush / Porretta Soul Festival
Mighty Mo Rodgers / Porretta Soul Festival
Nico Wayne Toussaint / Le Soubock, Cauville
Big Blues Bender Night / Cahors Blues Festival
Fred Chapellier / Le Soubock, Cauville

Alain Tomas

Gabriels / “Angels & Queens” (Atlas Artists)
D.K. Harrell / “The Right Man” (Little Village)
Billy Valentine / “& The Universal Truth” (Flying Dutchman-Acid Jazz)
Eric Bibb / “Ridin” (Dixiefrog)
The Teskey Brothers / “The Winding Way” (Decca)
The Cash Box Kings / “Oscar’s Motel” (Alligator)
Nic Clark / “Everybody’s Buddy” (Little Village)
Robert Finley / “Black Bayou” (Easy Eye Sound)

Nina Simone / “You’ve Got to Learn” (Verve)
Roy Milton / “Rocks” (Bear Family)
Tiny Bradshaw / “The Jumpin’ Beat For The Hip Kids” (Jasmine)
Sax Kari & his Orchestra / “Swinging The Blues – 1947-1957” (Jasmine)
Ann Cole / “Got My Mojo Working – 1954-1962” (Jasmine)

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