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December 14, 2010 The holiday spirit, powerful though it may be, just doesn't work for everybody: Some folks simply hate the season. These five blues songs are for the killjoys -- who, after all, need to get something for the holidays.
May 4, 2009 Money is on everyone's mind right now. Maybe you're worried about your own money, worried about the state of the world economy or just relieved to have a job and a paycheck. Got the money blues? Listen to these five jazz tunes — a good investment for your ears and your soul.
Jimmy Witherspoon at the 1972 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Courtesy of Concord Music Group
July 2, 2008 During a career more than five decades long, "Spoon" brought a strong dose of blues to many of the jazz world's finest bands. With his full, powerful baritone delivery, he was one of the best of the "blues shouters."
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