Robben Ford is one of the leading blues guitarists in the world. A five-time Grammy nominee, he’s played with a multitude of artists, including; Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Witherspoon, Miles Davis, George Harrison, Michael McDonald, John Mayall, Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples. Born … Continue reading Exclusive: Robben Ford. Indepth Interview. Blues And Soul Magazine. KEEP RIFTING TO THE TOP
EXCLUSIVE: ROBBEN FORD INTERVIEW AND REVIEW OF 2016 UK GUITAR CLINIC In advance of his European tour of guitar clinics Robben Ford spoke exclusively to Chaz Brooks about his clinics. This is followed by a report on his latest guitar … Continue reading Robben Ford. Brief interview and transcript of a Ford Guitar Clinic
WORDS BY CHAZ BROOKS IMAGES BY GRAHAM WHITTINGTON + CHAZ BROOKS http://www.bluesandsoul.com/live_item/372/kokomo_empire_hall_graffham_sussex_10317/ Continue reading Kokomo. Gig review, Blues + Soul. March 2017
REVIEW by CHAZ BROOKS: Kokomo/Lem and the White Fire, Empire Hall, Graffham, Sussex Pic by Graham Whittington Chichester-based Lem and the White Fire normally perform as a seven piece but slimmed down to a duo to give fine support to … Continue reading Kokomo, Review – syndicated to six Sussex local papers
***** Courtney Marie Andrews, one of Rolling Stones magazine’s “ten new country artists you need to know” is the latest in a long line of talented American singer-songwriters to perform in Guildford. Andrews left her Arizona home at the age … Continue reading Courtney Marie Andrews, The Keep, Guildford. Surrey Advertiser review
**** Simon Spillett was a man in a hurry, giving a whirlwind performance as the first part of a double-header dedicated to the legendary tenor sax player Tubby Hayes. Hayes, perhaps Britain’s most talented jazz multi-instrumentalist, played vibes, flute, soprano, … Continue reading Simon Spillett Quartet, Guildford Institute, Surrey Advertiser review.
The Christians St Johns Church, Farncombe ***** As part of a 30th anniversary tour the Christians treated an appreciative audience to an evening of the best of the band’s back catalogue of perfect soul-tinged pop. Garry Christian, the sole representative … Continue reading The Christians, Surrey Advertiser 3rd March 2017