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Mack 9 Records

Mack 9 Records

While we have been worried about the ‘future’ of Blues music in as much as it’s not too popular with younger African-Americans, the reality might be different if under-40 Blacks had a chance to at least hear Blues. But, as it’s completely removed from commercial radio and TV, only those who live in the remaining ‘hot beds’ get exposed to it and Chicago continues to surprise us with new artists who have picked up the torch. The Blues Tradition relies so heavily on established artists (those who r
Within the 7 years I have been hanging out at Kingston Mines, I have never seen a concert there. Charles released his CD on April 14th and man what a show. It was like being at at full production concert. Wow! I was blown away. He started the show off with these incredible vocalist, it was like being at a p-funk show! The show started off intense and then he slowed it down to some deeeeep, deeeeep, low down blues that I haven't heard any of the majors match. He has a song that was written for hi

CD Release

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Mack 9 Records is proud to announce the release of artist Charles Mack's solo album "Next Generation Blues".

CD Release date and location:
April 14, 2005
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted
Chicago, Illinois 60614
8:00pm CD listening party
10:30pm CD release party

The album is a mixture of Blues, Funk, Soul and Rock, giving it a new sound. Blending the styles of Luther Allison, Jimmy Hendrix, Seal, and George Clinton, the CD leads the way to t