Three covers albums for review today!
It’s Led Zep…With horns! This doesn’t always work (The Crunge is a skip track), but it usually does. In particular, “When the Levee Breaks” becomes a New Orleans Funeral Dirge and, gasp, it’s just as good as the original when you get right down to it.
A few tour dates. I wish I lived in Rochester, ’cause I bet this is a fantastic live show.
6/1/2019 – Happy Valley Music Fest – State College, PA
6/21/2019 – Rochester International Jazz Festival – Rochester, NY
6/22/2019 – Rochester International Jazz Festival – Rochester, NY
And speaking of putting new and risky tones into old classics, Chad Reinert has country-fied a bunch of songs ranging from the “that’ll obviously work well!” (e.g., Peaceful Easy Feeling) to the title track of this collection: Bell Bottom Blues. Standouts: “Can’t You See” (Marshall Tucker Band) and “Shallow” featuring Colene Walters.
And last but not least, the smooth and gentle Liela Moss EP of rain songs…