Saxophonist Miguel Zenón likes to stack beats on top of each other. But he doesn’t do it for the novelty: As he explains, he’s also trying to tell a story about multiple national identities.
Charley Patton’s music set the template for all the Delta Blues players who would come after him. Take a listen to “High Water Everywhere,” which Patton recorded in 1929. But Patton’s records weren’t made in the South; they were recorded in Grafton, Wisconsin by Paramount Records, a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Chair Company. Now it […]
Although actor/singer/guitarist, Tom Wopat, is best known for his role as Luke Duke in the long-running television series, The Dukes Of Hazzard, his best artistic work was still ahead of him when that series ended. Instead of seeking more television work, Wopat pursued his first love, music. He’s recorded 10 albums in a […]