Thursday, February 05, 2004

Emusic has added the Delmark label to its roster which brings some nice blues and jazz into play. So far, the most interesting jazz has been a disc from Chicago saxophonist Ari Brown entitled Ultimate Frontier which is a very interesting mix of inside/outside music. One of my all-time favorite blues records has popped up, Junior Wells' Southside Blues Jam but since I already have a nice vinyl copy of it, I haven't downloaded it. But if you're an Emusic subscriber and a blues fan, don't pass it up - it's equal to Wells' other epic Delmark release Hoodo Man Blues. Looks like there's also some Byther Smith available, but I'm biding my time with my downloads. Hopefully they'll keep the Chicago Jazz and blues coming.

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