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"Boogaloo" Bolden's New Blues Album Crosses Borders

‘Boogaloo’ Bolden’s New Blues Album Crosses Borders

‘Boogaloo’ Bolden’s New Blues Album Crosses Borders Voices of America – February 18, 2014 – by Greg Flakus HOUSTON — For more than 30 years, trumpet player James “Boogaloo” Bolden has been working with famed blues singer and guitarist BB King.  But when Bolden is not on the road with the[…]

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Jazz Plus: Ron Wynn picks some of his favorite blues and world music CDs just in time for Christmas

Jazz Plus: Ron Wynn picks some of his favorite blues

Jazz Plus: Ron Wynn picks some of his favorite blues and world music CDs just in time for Christmas ArtsNash – December 16, 2013 – by Ron Wynn New Orleans piano marvel James Booker combined artistry, soul and technique in a flamboyant, remarkable fashion that established his rank in the upper echelon[…]

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"Boogaloo" Bolden Trumpets Houston Blues

‘Boogaloo’ Bolden trumpets Houston blues

‘Boogaloo’ Bolden trumpets Houston blues Houston Chronicle – December 12, 2013  – by Andrew Dansby Trumpeter James Bolden is a big man who likes to dance. His restless feet earned him the nickname “Boogaloo” from his boss, B.B. King, who has employed him for more than 30 years, including two[…]

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Texas Albums

Texas Albums

Texas Albums Houston Press – January 2, 2008 – by Chris Gray Evelyn Rubio y Calvin Owens Orchestra Azul, La Mujer Que Canta el Blues: Calvin Owens keeps Houston’s blues flame burning by recruiting saxophone-blowing Mexico City native Evelyn Rubio for this swinging bilingual banquet that effortlessly relocates ZZ Top’s “Francine” and Barbara Lynn’s “You’ll Lose[…]

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Evelyn Rubio y Calvin Owens Orchestra Azul

Evelyn Rubio y Calvin Owens Orchestra Azul

Evelyn Rubio y Calvin Owens Orchestra Azul Houston Press – July 12, 2007 – by Chris Gray The blues is a language all its own, as easily translated as the titles on Evelyn Rubio’s La Mujer Que Canta Blues: “Fiesta de Blues,” “El Gato,” “Las Manos de Mi Hombre,” and, um, “Swing Boogie.” (Hard[…]

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