Category Archives: Mojo Risin’

Mojo Risin’: UK pianist Tom Bell blends boogie woogie blues, classical on debut album Face to Face

Here at The BluesPowR Blog, we frequently receive albums that either incorporate elements of or cross more fully into such other genres as rock, jazz, soul, or country. But it’s not often that we encounter an artist who attempts to … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Robert Finley evokes old soul on debut Age Don’t Mean a Thing

It doesn’t matter what other soul-blues albums you’ve heard this year; chances are, Robert Finley‘s debut Age Don’t Mean a Thing (Big Legal Mess Records) will have most, if not every single one of them, beat, with the 62-year-old Louisianan … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Fantastic Negrito pushes blues to the brink on Last Days of Oakland

Last summer, we told you about the Muddy Waters 100 project, on which former Waters band guitarist John Primer and a collection of friends paid tribute to the late blues master with a set of updated takes on a number of … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Billy the Kid & The Regulators

We haven’t yet had the chance to catch either of the first two artists featured in our new Mojo Risin’ series – Scottish singer and guitarist Lewis Hamilton and New England vocalist Julie Rhodes – live, but the next act we’re spotlighting … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Julie Rhodes

A few weeks back, we premiered our new Mojo Risin’ series with a spotlight on Scottish blues-rocker Lewis Hamilton. For our next profile in the series, we return to the northeast U.S. for a listen to a new vocalist on … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Lewis Hamilton

Today, we’re pleased to help bring a little more mojo into your life with the launch of Mojo Risin’, an occasional series that will focus on recognizing and helping to spread the word about some of the rising stars and … Continue reading

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