dave weld Archive

Album Review: Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames – Nightwalk

A revered mainstay of the Chicago region’s blues scene, Dave weld has a sterling pedigree. An early member of Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, guitarist Weld struck out on his own in 1988. Seemingly more focused on live performance, Weld hasn’t amassed a huge stack of album releases. But the quality of that material

Hundred-word Reviews January 2016: Blues and Jazz

My week-long march through my backlog continues today with quick looks at five new albums in the jazz and/or blues idioms. No! Wait! Come back! Seriously, these are way cool. Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip – Ain’t Bad Yet Finland: Home of the blues. Right? Well, of course not. But this Finnish group – led