Brèves / 27.01.2017

Palmarès 2016 (3/3)

Albums, chansons, révélations, concerts… Voici ce qui a le plus marqué les membres de notre rédaction en 2016. Troisième et dernière partie.


Stéphane Colin


1. Donnie Fritts / “Oh My Goodness” (Single Lock)

2. Aaron Neville / “Apache” (Tell It)

3. Corey Henry / “Lapeitah” (Louisiana Red Hot)

4. Luke Winslow-King / “I'm Glad Trouble Don't Last Always” (Bloodshot)

5. Kenny Neal / “Bloodline” (Cleopatra)



1. Huey Piano Smith / “It Do Me Good – The Banashak & Sansu Sessions 1966-1978”

2. “The Color Line – Les artistes africains-américains et la ségrégation 1916-1962” (Frémeaux & Associés)

3. “Beat Generation – L'anthologie musicale 1936-1962” (Frémeaux & Associés)


Titres marquants

1. Dignity and Freedom / Freedonia

2. Errol Flynn / Donnie Fritts

3. Sarah Ann / Aaron Neville

4. Whispering Pines / Bozz Scaggs feat. Lucinda Williams

5. Mess and Chaos / Nico Duportal



1. Freedonia

2. Luke Winslow-King

3. Alexis Evans



Mathieu Bellisario


1. Anderson .Paak / “Malibu” (Steel Wool)

2. Prince / “HitnRun Phase Two” (NPG)

3. Corinne Bailey Rae / “The Heart Speaks In Whispers” (Virgin)

4. Anthony Joseph / “Caribbean Roots” (Heavenly Sweetness)

5. Gregory Porter / “Take Me To The Alley” (Blue Note)

6. Sly Johnson / “The Mic Buddah” (Heavenly Sweetness)

7. The Big Hustle / “Worldwide” (Autopublié)

8. Judith Hill / “Back In Time” (NPG)



Johnny Hammond / “Gears” (BGP)

Spinners “Spinners” (Big Break)

Kleeer “Get Tough – Kleeer Anthology” (Big Break)

Herbie Hancock / “Lite Me Up” (PTG)

Valerie Simpson / “Exposed + Valerie Simpson” (Caroline Soul Music)


Titres marquants

1) Green Aphrodisiac / Corinne Bailey Rae

2) Big City / Prince

3) Make your Life Wonderful / The Big Hustle feat. Nina Attal



Anderson .Paak


The Big Hustle



Stevie Wonder, Frederic Adrian (Castor Astral)

Nina (Gallimard)

A Gospel Story, Wozniak-Buzelin (BD Music)



1) Gregory Porter, Jazz sur son 31 (Toulouse)

2) Electro Deluxe, Le Bikini (Toulouse)

3) Kamasi Washington, Pula Festival (Croatie)



Jean-Pierre Bruneau


Bobby Rush / “Porcupine Meat” (Rounder)

Leyla McCalla / “A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey” (Jazz Village)

Kenny Neal / “Bloodline” (Cleopatra)

Hazmat Modine / “Extra-Deluxe-Supreme” (Jaro Medien)

Mavis Staples / “Livin' On A High Note” (Anti-)

Aaron Neville / “Apache” (Tell It)

-Various artists / “God  Don't Never Change – The songs of Blind Willie Johnson” (Alligator)



-“Zydeco – Black Creole, French Music & Blues” (Frémeaux & Associés)


Titres marquants

Formation / Beyoncé

Cranes in the Sky / Solange

A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey / Leyla McCalla

Mardi Gras in New Orleans / Allen Toussaint



Rhythm 'N' Bayous – A Road Map to Louisiana Music (MVD Visual)

David “Honeyboy” Edwards / “I'm Gonna Tell You Somethin' That I Know – Live at the G Spot. Los Angeles, CA September 4, 2010” (Pro Sho Bidness)




Guy Verlinde

Bobby & Sue



Bons Temps Roulés, B. Herrmann (Albin Michel)

Rhythm & Blues in New Orleans, J. Broven (Pelican)

A Free State, Tom Piazza (Harper)



Eric Bibb et JJ Milteau à l’Alhambra

Leyla McCalla à Coutances sous les Pommiers et aux Bouffes du Nord



André Hobus


Toronzo Cannon / “The Chicago Way” (Alligator)

Jonn Del Toro Richardson / “Tengo Blues” (Autopublié)

Jai Malano / “Rocket Girl” (Rhythm Bomb)

Morry Sochat & The Special 20’s / “Dig In” (Galaxie)

Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore / “House Party At Big Jon's” (Delta Groove)

Diane Blue / “Blues In My Soul” (Regina Royale)

Mel Brown / “Live” (Electro-Fi)

Corey Dennison Band / “Corey Dennison Band” (Delmark)



-“By the Bayou” (la série) (Ace)

-“Alligator 45th Anniversary” (Alligator)

The Staple Singers / “Faith & Grace – A Family Journey” (Stax)

Johnny Jones / “Doin' The Best That I Can – A Chicago pianist-about-town and his fellow musicians” (JSP)

Magic Sam Blues Band / “Black Magic” (Deluxe edition) (Delmark)



Corey Dennison

Toronzo Cannon

Mr. Sipp



Blues Unlimited, Essential Interviews From The Original Blues Magazine (University Of Illinois Press)

Sam Phillips, Peter Guralnick (Weindenfeld & Nicolson)

The Godfather of the Music Business: Morris Levy, Richard Carlin (University Press of Mississippi)



Albert Collins / “Live At Rockpalast – Dortmund 1980” (MIG)



Chicago Blues Festival 2016 (in situ)

Corey Dennison

Bay Car Festival 2016

Mississippi Heat (Bruges)



Nicolas Burgot


Donnie Fritts / “Oh My Goodness” (Single Lock)

Bobby Rush / “Porcupine Meat” (Rounder)

William Bell / “This Is Where I Live” (Stax)

Grady Champion / “One Of A Kind” (Malaco)

John Scofield / “Country For Old Men” (Impulse)



Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / “Gate Walks To Board” (Hoodoo)

Clarence Carter / “This Is The Dynamic” (Kent)

Bobby Rush / “Chicken Heads: A 50 Years History” (Omnivore)

Hank Ballard / “Unwind Yourself – The King Recordings 1964-1967” (Kent Soul)

O.V. Wright / “Treasured Moments” (Play Back)


Titres marquants

All Your Stories / William Bell

The Oldest Baby In The World / Donnie Fritts

Holding The Losing Hand / Rozetta Johnson



Sweet Soul Music, Rhythm And Blues Et Rêve Sudiste De Liberté, Peter Guralnick (Editions Allia)