Friday, July 20, 2007

Booker T & the MG's- Mo' Greens


They can't all be "Green Onions." Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper and Duck Dunn regrouped in 1994 for the now out-of-print That's the Way It Should Be. The project has its moments, including this slow-burning slab of Memphis funk.

I'm digging the rapidly expanding jazz songbook. A great example is Shay Estes' version of the Church's "Under the Milky Way." Listen here.

Kansas City Click: Guru's Jazzmatazz comes to the Record Bar tonight.

Stellar guitarist Will Matthews is at the Blue Room on Saturday.

Gifted blues-folk-jam boy Noah Earle toughs it out at the Westport Flea Market Sunday evening. Earle sounds like M. Ward on a Tom Rush binge.

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