Next up, Soggy Po Boys Featuring: brings you a night of Prohibition Blues with Ms. Taylor O'Donnell. The event will take place at Sonny's in Dover on Tuesday 7/28 at 9pm. If you are not familiar with Taylor and her amazing voice, you've been sleeping on the Seacoast music scene for the past 3 years. If you haven't caught a night of Taylor singing her own music, you may recognize her from performing with Mother Superior and the Sliding Royals, or with the Chris Klaxton Group.
February was one of the busiest months we have ever had! We played 12 shows in the span of 28 days, were out of town for 5 of those, and played some unbelievable shows here in the seacoast. We kicked off the month with our Louis Armstrong show at the Dance Hall in Kittery. Look at the earlier posts for more info on that one. Tour Many of you have asked about the tour. What was it? How was it? Where was it? Well…..we went out of town for 4 days. 1 of those dates was in New Yor
A Night of Louis Armstrong There's something special about watching footage of Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points in a basketball game; or seeing Paul Morphy play chess and make master players crumble; or imagining that Babe Ruth hit more homeruns during several seasons than entire teams. It's as if these people were the only ones who understood how to play the game and their opposition could only watch in astonishment. Louis Armstrong was this kind of legend - the kind tha
A few months ago I came across a record of Louis (Armstrong) playing all W.C. Handy tunes. the record, “Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy” was released by Columbia Records in 1956, 42 years after Handy published St. Louis Blues. Louis has been a huge inspiration to many of us, as he is one of the pioneers of jazz and, according to stories, is responsible for integrating improvisation into the music. St. Louis Blues was most familiar to me, as I’ve been listening to Louis since