soulBlog: soulshowmike’s Shows of Note, Otis Redding reflections by Don Patterson and Leo Green

Shows of Note

  • Howie Alexander Trio at Con Alma, 12/16
  • Sembene Film Festival – Eddie Jefferson Film Documentary at City of Asylum, 12/16 +++++highly recommended+++++
  • JazzLive Series at Backstage Bar, 12/17
  • Tune It! Tuesday – jam session w/ Phat Man Dee at Black Forge, 12/17
  • “A Taste Of Soul” Jam Session at The Genuine Pub, 12/17
  • Spirit Sessions: Live Open Mic & Stage: Kelsey Hillock at Spirit, 12/18
  • Roger Humphries Quintet Thursday Residency at Con Alma, 12/19
  • Up Close and Personal: Winter Chill Jazz Series (#1 of 4) at The PA Market, 12/19
  • The Flow Band at Wallace’s Whiskey Room, 12/19
  • Tony Campbell at Wallace’s Whiskey Room, 12/21
  • Live Music Saturdays at Backstage Bar, 12/21

and on the horizon, …

  • 4th Thursday with Calvin Stemley & the Stemtecs Band at Wallace’s Whiskey Room, 12/26
  • The Holiday Hangover Jazz Show at Wooley Bullys Juke-joint, 12/28
  • Spirit NYE 2020, 12/31
  • New Years Eve with The Clock Reads, Shaq Nicholson & Afro N’at at Salem’s Event Center, 12/31
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant & Sullivan Fortner at MCGJazz, 1/21/20
  • Soulive, February 2020

Otis Redding reflections

On the 52nd anniversary week of Redding’s death, The Soul Show presented personal stories about the Cleveland show hours before the tragedy. One is from Don Patterson (TSS cofounder), the other from Leo Green, whose Imperial Wonders opened for Otis. Here are the interview excerpts from the 12/14/19 episode:

Don Patterson
Leo Green

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