Published in Blues Music Magazine
Fall Print Edition - October 2020
JD TAYLOR established his undeniable blues credentials as leader of Tenessee's popular Little Boys Blue for more than 25 years and 5 albums including 2018's chart-topping VizzTone release, Hard Blue Space. Taylor's 2020 debut solo release, 'The Coldwater Sessions' is a tour-de-force, combining his passion for creating and writing blues and roots music with his naturally soulful singing and tasty harmonica playing.
This recording presents original songs with some of the best blues musicians in the fertile Memphis area, including the Grammy-nominated singers from the band 'Southern Avenue' and legendary Hi Records B-3 organist the Rev. Charles Hodges. The album was recorded and co-produced by engineer Kevin Houston at the renowned Zebra Ranch Studio founded by the late Jim Dickinson in Coldwater, Mississippi. Get ready to ride the heavy vibes Of Blues, Roots, and Americana in each of its 11 original tracks.