In October, I attended another show at Codfish Hollow and was stunned by the music created by these two gentleman and their accompanying band mates. They are simultaneously the roots of where their individual brand of music came from and, the direction that great music should be going. They each blend personal life experience with … Continue reading Ian Noe and Colter Wall.
Not long ago on the Skydog Facebook page, run by Mark Vormittag, it was brought to light that a number of previously uncredited photographs were the work of one of the members, Kathy Hurley. She has an amazing link to the Allman Brothers Band and has taken a number of fantastic shots that I’m very … Continue reading Photographer Kathy Hurley and her journey to reclaim her photographs.
In my ever expanding hunt for all things Allman Brothers related, I purchased a Carter Tomassi print a year or so ago and mentioned that I would love to interview him about his photographs. He was wonderfully accommodating throughout the purchase and said that he’d be more than happy to answer any questions I had. … Continue reading Through the lens of Carter Tomassi
This past weekend’s adventure was a quick, 24hr, trip to the heart of Chicago and the heart of the Blues, Chess Records. 2120 S Michigan Avenue is still the physical building and has been repurposed as the Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation. My reason for going was to support and meet Kirk West and his … Continue reading “The Blues In Black & White”