Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bluesman Kenny Miller passes on

The Detroit Blues Society is reporting the death of Mount Clemens blues guitarist-singer-harmonica player Kenny Miller. 

Miller released two CDs: "Midnight Groove," a live recording at Chrissy's Lounge in Mount Clemens originally released in 1990; and the studio album "Kenny's Blues" (1996).   Both have been re-issued on No Cover Records (www.nocover.net). 

Here are the funeral arrangements:

Thursday, Dec. 29 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.
United Memorial Funeral Home
75 Dickinson (Market St. west of Gratiot)
Mount Clemens 48043-5926

Friday, Dec. 30
11 a.m. Family hour
12 p.m. Funeral service
Church of the Living God
42448 Colchester
Clinton Township

To send info to JB Blues, please email Joe.Ballor@dailytribune.com

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Grammy nominees announced

The nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards have been announced.
Receiving nominations in the Best Blues Album category were: “Low Country Blues” (Rounder) by Gregg Allman, “Roadside Attractions” (Alligator) by Marcia Ball, “Man In Motion” (Stax Records) by Warren Haynes, “The Reflection” (Yolabelle International/Ryko Records) by Keb’ Mo’, and “Revelator” (Masterworks) by the Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Nominated in the Best Album Notes category was “Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s” (Arhoolie Records) by writer Adam Machado.
The Grammys will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 2012 on CBS.

To send info to JB Blues, please email Joe.Ballor@dailytribune.com