Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

Charlie Byrd (1925-1999) is, perhaps, better known for his recordings with Stan Getz and the gems turned out with Herbie Ellis and Barney Kessel. All but the closest follow…
It was just a few months ago when we were introduced to the music of Dave's True Story also known to their fans as DTS. What began as a duo in 1991, eventuall…
Florida-based Empire Musicwerks has obtained the rights to several jazz and blues labels of the 1950s and 60s. Among them are Parrot, Blue Lake, Everest and Period. …
There are bands that can play the blues and there are "blues bands." This upstart group from Southern California is the real deal. The 145th Street Deluxe Blues Band…
The acknowledged Queen of Texas Blues is back. Blue Highway is Angela Strehli's first studio recording in seven years. Much to the delight of Strehli's many fans, si…
The Lost Tapes is not just another big band performance on DVD. The project was planned, staged and recorded on an elaborately designed sound-stage. Recorded only tw…
Blues collectors will welcome Blues Beginnings, a nice compilation of early electric blues. Empire Musicwerks offers a great selection of rare material that y…
Here's a fine new offering from a man who cooks equally well on the stage or in the kitchen. Mel Melton's CD is possibly one of the last record sessions to come out of New …
Mississippi born bluesman, Zac Harmon, issued his second CD a couple of weeks ago. The new album highlights Harmon and his band "The Mid South Blues Revue" with a variety o…
Here's some nice straight-ahead, no nonsense jazz from Washington, DC. The classically trained pianist Bob Boguslaw offers his second CD, Gabrielle's Hand. Th…