This week on KXCI’s Your Morning Brew, Jim Blackwood is featuring three albums of artists that all have Tucson connections.
The latest album from Tucson adopted son, Chuck was in Green On Red, comes out Friday, February 10th. It’s another slab of “California Noir” with an ode to Bobby Fuller who died in 1964 at 23 after releasing “I Fought The Law” and to the year 2016 with “Bad Year For Rock And Roll”.
Hear a different song each weekday at 8:20am KXCI and here’s the First Listen stream at NPR – http://www.npr.org/2017/02/02/512689135/first-listen-chuck-prophet-bobby-fuller-died-for-your-sins
The Phoenix Afrobeat Orchesta [PAO] release their first EP. PAO proudly carries the musical and social torch that was first lit by the powerful duo of Fela Kuti and Tony Allen, original inventors of the Afrobeat sound. Led by funky heiress Camille Sledge, the 16-strong orchestra is comprised of some of the most ambitious and outrageous musicians in Phoenix today.
Hear the Global Express each weekday at 7:20am.
Delicate Steve makes instrumental gems that glide with guitar melodies. Think Ratatat trading the club for a hammock on the beach or Tommy Guerrero’s younger slide playing brother.
Hear Steve in the background throughout YMB.