Auditions Round-Up: The Voice is the Blues’ Most Powerful Weapon

The blues has produced countless instrumental virtuosos, but the genre has always been a singer’s medium. Young and explosive or wizened and world-weary, the best blues singers scale the heights and plumb the depths of the human condition, as heard on these recent releases. Mississippi bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch was 82 years old when he…
This content is available to subscribers only. To continue reading, please login or start a FREE 14-Day Digital Subscription. Bundle your subscription with our award-winning print magazine here.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz