I was surprised that I was not familiar with Markus James prior to his electrifying performance at The Extended Play Sessions recently; I love African music, and West African in particular, and Markus’ music is heavily based in the music from that part of the world.
This is a form of the blues that is fairly unique. It is not desert blues, although I could hear elements of it (okay, more than merely elements) in Markus’ music. It is not Delta or Chicago blues, although I could also hear elements of those styles. It is hard-driving, percussive blues that will make you move.
The Extended Play Sessions American Roots Music Television announced that blues master Markus James will be in the studio for a Session on Saturday, March 28th at 7 pm. This Session sounds like it will be another one not to miss!
Let’s continue our march into Spring 2015 with some wonderful music! Read the rest of this entry