While you’re busy enjoying the next few days, here’s a replay of the 2022 “Thanks” episode:
Thanks to the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival, I gained access to these gentlemen, and now is the time to wrap an episode around it
For years, The Soul Show has presented an annual Top Ten Albums episode, which spawned a monthly Pittsburgh City Paper column called Soulshowmike’s Album Picks.
This week on TSS, I weave the full conversation narrative between highlights of the JJ/TL personal and production discography. It’ll be The Time, New Edition, S.O.S., Alex O’Neal, and so on and so forth.
I’ve caught NAT three times at this point, each with Steeltown Horns. Abby Gross, who played on the Mean Streets release, guested with flute and sax. When all seven musicians played, it was a full wall of sound.
For nine years and through most of the 2010s, Tana Ethiopian Cuisine in Pittsburgh’s East End hosted a Wednesday jam session.
Just as I was wrapping up final production of this week’s TSS, the news about Richard Roundtree emerged.
You know how sometimes it feels like puters are following you? :). I was in the Boston area this summer, first time in decades, and a publicist texted me out of the blue.