Trumpeter and arranger Steven Bernstein says that virtuoso pianist Henry Butler is “everything you ever loved about music, all being in one place.” Their collaboration transforms early blues songs.
By John Kessler and Nick Morrison The Yardbirds released their first hit record, “For Your Love,” 50 years ago. It was 1965, the year British rock invaded American pop music culture. The guitarist in The Yardbirds was Eric Clapton, who actually quit the band because they had a pop hit. At age 20, Clapton was already […]