Mickey Baker: Love is Strange, Life is Stranger

OK, at this point you’re probably thinking, “Yet another post about an unsung and predictably deceased guitar hero? Why can’t you just tell me what’s going on with the Kardashians?” In response [...]


10 by John Coltrane

I don’t think I can shed any new light on the legacy of John Coltrane. But I can answer the question, how did a white, middle-class kid from Akron – a 12-year veteran of parochial schooling – get [...]


Grady Martin: Roughneck Blues

I’m not afraid to admit when I’m wrong. Screwed something up back in ’82 and took full responsibility for it – by blaming the guy who gave me bad information. So now I’m back on the hot [...]

The Greatest, Most Amazing Bass Players of All Time, Ever

Bass players need a little love. At least that’s what I heard from our friend Rene Villanueva (in foreground at right), bassist for the mighty fine San Antonio-based rock ‘n soul band Hacienda [...]