Flaco Jiménez and Tomás Ortiz Together Arhoolie 543 www.arhoolie.com   Very few performers of Tejano and conjunto music have garnered the level of critical kudos that ace accordionist Flaco Jimenez has enjoyed over the course of a career that has spanned six decades. Without compromising … → read more

LOAFERS’ GLORY: Loafers’ Glory

          LOAFERS’ GLORY Loafers’ Glory Arhoolie 542 www.arhoolie.com   Southern California-based traditional bluegrass ensemble Loafers’ Glory is comprised of veteran talents Herb Pedersen, Bill Bryson and Tom Sauber along with Saubers’ youthful offspring Patrick – a peerless multi-instrumentalist who gets around as swell on the 5-string … → read more

HOWELLDEVINE: Jumps, Boogies and Wobbles

          HOWELLDEVINE Jumps, Boogies and Wobbles Arhoolie 544 www.arhoolie.com   This popular, Northern California-based neo-traditional blues duo – rough-hewn slide guitarist and cuttingly astringent harmonica ace, Joshua Howell, and imaginatively rhythmic percussionist Pete Devine – sure sound like they’re having loads of fun on this ten-track … → read more