Tag Archives: Omar Coleman

Ain’t Gonna Be Easy

With all the political and social divisions we’ve seen lately, who’s ready to escape through another talk-free edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour? Go ahead and inaugurate yourself to the blues with new music from the likes of Omar Coleman, … Continue reading

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Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest

What could be better than another edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour to help keep your holiday season grooving? How about another edition that’s actually two more shows jammed into one?! Here for your listening pleasure is another two hours … Continue reading

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Born & Raised in Chicago, Omar Coleman delivers modern West Side soul on Delmark debut

As best we can remember, our first exposure to Chicago singer and harmonica player Omar Coleman came just a few years back when we saw him play along with International Blues Challenge winner Sean Carney at West Virginia’s Heritage Music … Continue reading

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Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon fires shot heard ’round the world with sophomore release John the Conquer Root

If it’s true what they say about being able to measure a man by the company he keeps, then we’re guessing that blues drummer Brian “BJ” Jones has to be one pretty good guy. In addition to being a member … Continue reading

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Generous servings of guitar, family-style blues help define 2012 Heritage BluesFest

There was a whole lot of guitar-slinging in Wheeling a few weekends back, where the annual Heritage Music BluesFest took place – from the solo acoustic sounds of Samuel James and local act Adrian Niles to the triple threat of the Brooks … Continue reading

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