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  1. Bring on the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Growing up in Rhode Island as I did, you could not open a newspaper or turn on the radio without hearing about an upcoming show by the legendary Roomful of Blues. It's kind of hard to explain what Roomful of Blues is unless you see them live, but here's what USA Today called them: "Swingin' jump blues and R&B.

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  2. Bring on the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Home

    Growing up in Rhode Island as I did, you could not open a newspaper or turn on the radio without hearing about an upcoming show by the legendary Roomful of Blues. It's kind of hard to explain what Roomful of Blues is unless you see them live, but here's what USA Today called them: "Swingin' jump blues and R&B.

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  3. The Jazz Soul of Robin Banks and her new cd 'Modern Classic.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    ... from sexy and sultry to playful and tongue-in-cheek. Backed by the Duke Robillard Band and members of the Roomful of Blues Horns, the arrangements showcase not only her skillful lyrics but also her mastery of form. Most of these songs seem familiar, ...

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  4. 8th Annual Winterfest Live On The Vine Kick-off PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | LongIsland.com

    ... emerging artists, as well as a diverse lineup of national headliners will perform, including: the legendary Roomful of Blues, Jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan, rockers the Smithereens, Paul Simon Bassist Bakithi Kumalo with an All Star Band and many ...

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  5. The No Refund BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Houston Press

    As their name implies, No Refund Band are professionals. On No Refund Band's second LP, Current State of Blue , Ricky Jackson's H-Town unit stirs up a full-bodies sound that holds up against high-powered national acts like Roomful of Blues with about half the manpower - although the album is augmented by a few guest musicians, at the core there's ... (more)

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  6. The Five Best Concerts in Houston This Weekend: Ronnie Milsap, MineralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... Jackson's H-Town unit stirs up a full-bodies sound that holds up against high-powered national acts like Roomful of Blues with about half the manpower - although the album is augmented by a few guest musicians, at the core there's only five of 'em. ...

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  7. Music Review: Robin Banks - 'Modern Classic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... was produced by the ubiquitous Duke Robillard in Rhode Island, and features his band, along with the Roomful of Blues horns. But most listeners hearing Modern Classic are more likely to think jazz more than what they might associate with the Chicago ...

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  8. 8-Piece Horn Band Playing in Middletown This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... appearing with artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lou Rawls, Pat Benatar, Martha Reeves, Gladys Knight, Roomful of Blues, the Drifters and Gene Pitney. The band has performed at Waterfire in Providence for the past 8 years. Have a news tip? Email ...

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  9. Pat Benatar is still giving rock 'n' roll her best shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... Benatar reinvented herself in the 1990s, with the release of "True Love," a jump-blues record featuring Roomful of Blues, backing up Benatar, Giraldo and Myron Grombacher. The album sold more than 339,000 copies even without significant radio ...

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  10. Today in SouthCoast: What to do Wednesday, Nov. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    New England's favorite party band rips it up the annual pre-Thanksgiving blow out. For more than 45 years, Roomful of Blues has breathed new life into vintage songs, infusing them with boundless energy and fiery, swinging solos and vocals.

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  11. Things to do, Shows to SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... a full list, visit their web site, www.narrowscenter.org. All shows are at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Roomful of Blues. Wednesday, Nov. 26. New England's favorite party band rips it up on the annual pre-Thanksgiving blow out. A great night to ...

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  12. Canadian Roots Music Singer Robin Banks Creates A "Modern Classic"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... horn section that includes Doug James (baritone sax), Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and Mark Early (sax) of the Roomful of Blues Horns. Based in Toronto, Robin Banks has already amassed a lengthy career as a touring and recording artist in both her ...

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  13. Things to do, Shows to SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... back another day. I promise you I'll still be singing.” Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Roomful of Blues. Wednesday, Nov. 26. New England's favorite party band rips it up on the annual pre-Thanksgiving blow out. A great night to ...

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  14. Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014: Justin Townes Earle at One Eyed JacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... of songs by Led Zeppelin, Queen and Nirvana. Saxophonist and singer co-founded the horn ensemble Roomful of Blues in the early 1970s. Twenty years later, he peeled off to form his own Heavy Juice ensemble, which tended more toward acid jazz. Piccolo ...

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  15. Music Review: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble - 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... was one of the guests on the second half of Live At Carnegie Hall alongside Dr. John on keyboards and the Roomful of Blues horn section. Here, numbers like "Pride and Joy" get a treatment you won't hear anywhere else. But for some listeners, six ...

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  16. Roomful of Blues swings in for an FTC performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    How do you condense 45 years of music into one record? For Chris Vachon , bandleader and guitarist for the eight-piece ensemble Roomful of Blues, it meant culling through decades of classics. "I had everybody make up a list of things they liked, and we pretty much went back and forth," Vachon said of the process launched more than a year ago.

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  17. Los Lobos show at Lebanon Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    ... release. Los Lobos has made guest stints on recordings by Ry Cooder, Elvis Costello, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues and Paul Simon, Their music has been featured in films including "La Bamba" and "Desperado."

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  18. Gloucester Daily Times, Mass., Gail McCarthy columnRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... one of the most serious and influential performing blues guitarists." Robillard's long history spans from Roomful of Blues to his more recent collaborations with the likes of . To purchase tickets, call 978-546-7391, or visit www.rockportmusic.org . ...

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  19. Stony Plain Records Signs Blues Hall Of Famer:Billy Boy ArnoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.markpuccimedia.com/?p=2140 EDMONTON, AB - Stony Plain Records announces the signing of legendary Chicago blues harmonica master Billy Boy Arnold, and will release his new CD, The Blues Soul of Billy Boy Arnold, on October 21. Produced by Duke Robillard, Arnold's new CD showcases his talents as a songwriter, singer and harmonica player, backed by an all-star cast of musicians, including the Roomful of Blues horns. This is Arnold's second album for Stony Plain, joining his highly-acclaimed 2001 release for the label, Boogie 'n' Shuffle, also produced by Robillard.

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  20. Gloucester Daily Times, Mass., Gail McCarthy columnRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... one of the most serious and influential performing blues guitarists." Robillard's long history spans from Roomful of Blues to his more recent collaborations with the likes of . To purchase tickets, call 978-546-7391, or visit www.rockportmusic.org . ...

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