My series of homage posts to the artists who have inspired me and the rest of the band continues. The subject of this post, the force of nature that […]
My series of homage posts to the great artists that provide inspiration to The Martin Smith Band continues. Last time, I honoured one “King of the Blues”, the mighty B.B. […]
We decided to bring a couple of cameras along to a recent rehearsal session. This is me and the band rehearsing a couple of blues classics: Little Walter’s “My Babe” and […]
What band playing any form of blues or R&B cannot have been influenced by the inimitable Riley B. King?
I continue this series of tributes to the artists who have provided inspiration to the Martin Smith Band (and, consequently, contribute to the set-list) by posting this soul classic.
As the Martin Smith Band moves closer to being a going concern, with the news that our line-up is now complete, we continue this series of tributes to the great bands […]
In the late 50s and early 60s, a number of jazz artists such as Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Wes Montgomery (to name just a few) started to produce music with […]