Buffalo Nichols is writing songs that channel the music he heard growing up into a deeply lived vision focused on “putting more Black stories” into acoustic blues.
For this AG Sessions in Place Jontavious Willis performs a country blues interpretation of “Midnight Hour Blues, (Wee Midnight Hours)” by Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell.
The New Orleans songstress performs two originals, "Can't Stop Me Now" and "Don't Look Up," and a version of the classic "River, Stay Away From My Door"
For this session, guitarist and singer Todd Albright played three songs on his retro-style baritone 12-string guitars, while swinging down the West Coast on a tour supporting his album Detroit Twelve String Blues & Rags.
Earlier this spring, American acoustic folk-blues treasure Chris Smither stopped by the AG studios to play a couple of songs off Call Me Lucky, his first release of all-new studio material since 2012’s Hundred Dollar Valentine.
Louisiana bluesman Bobby Rush stopped by the Acoustic Guitar Sessions studio to play a few songs from his 60-plus year career.
Country-blues troubadour Roy Book Binder stopped by the Acoustic Guitar Sessions studio to perform songs from his 2013 album The Good Book (on his own label Pegleg Records).
Eldred (with bassist John Bazz and drummer Brian Fahey) talks about the Delta, its people and its music while performing three songs from ‘Baptist Town’
He calls it trance blues. And Chicago-born bluesman Otis Taylor has honed his art into a razor-sharp, steely mojo machine, garnering critical acclaim for such albums as 1979's When Negroes Walked the Earth, 2008's haunting Recapturing the Banjo, and the recent Hey Joe Opus Red Meat.
Raw, intense, and powerful, Charlie Parr's brand of blues will send shivers up your spine.
Acoustic folk-blues guitarist and songwriter Chris Smither performs "Don't Call Me Stranger," and discusses his songwriting and recovery from addiction.