Irma Thomas

Book Review: “Making Tracks: A Record Producer’s Southern Roots Music Journey”

July 26, 2022
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A music aficionado-turned-record producer shares his indelible memories of life on the road and in the studio, working with such artists Sleepy LaBeef, Irma Thomas, James Booker, Solomon Burke, Buckwheat Zydeco, and Ruth Brown.

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Music Review: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2018

May 4, 2018
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Mostly the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival ends up being about the multiplicity and infinite variety of cultures and traditions, including generic funk.

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Coming Attractions in Jazz: May 2010

May 4, 2010
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By J. R. Carroll The academic calendar winds down in May, but jazz in New England just begins the transition to summer in a month packed with tributes and celebrations. Substitute vodka for cachaça and you get a caipiroska; mix three Russians and two South Americans and you get Tridos, an intoxicating twist on Latin…

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