Bands and musicians

Bios and stories about the artists we feature

FTV: Joe B Revisited

  We last visited Joe Bonamassa-land after the release of his 2016 album Blues of Desperation (FTV: Joe’s Blues 5-4-2016).  At that time, we found Bonamassa riding the crest of a wave of creativity that saw him releasing multiple live CD/DVD packages of his own work (Live at Royale Albert Hall and Live at Radio City […]

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FTV: Alligator Records

      Bruce Iglauer isn’t exactly a household name.  If one isn’t a blues music fan, Alligator Records probably won’t ring many bells either.  During the past couple of years, there has been a profound transition in the music business and Alligator Records is, by Iglauer’s estimation, lucky to still be hanging around at all, let […]

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FTV: Kenney Jones

  Here are three things I would not have normally associated with drummer Kenney Jones: the banjo, polo, or his donning an apron as a greengrocer.  The trick here is knowing exactly how these things fit into what would become a far reaching career playing the drums for some iconic bands stretching from the 1960s to […]

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