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North Mississippi Allstars Announce New Album Keys To The Kingdon (Due February 1st)

December 13, 2010 drainu182 0

North Mississippi Allstars are proud to announce that their new record, Keys to the Kingdom, (Songs of the South), will be released on February 1, 2011. The album was recorded in the spring of 2010 at the Dickinson family’s legendary Zebra Ranch Studio in Coldwater, MS., produced by the band and features guests Mavis Staples, Ry Cooder, Spooner Oldham, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Gordie Johnson and Motown Funk Brother Jack Ashford. The album was recorded after an emotional year during which …

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The Word Reunite for 3 Shows: Philadelphia, NY, Ft. Lauderdale

December 2, 2009 drainu182 0

Longtime friends and collaborators Chris Chew, Cody Dickinson & Luther Dickinson (of North Mississippi Allstars), John Medeski (of Medeski Martin & Wood), and Robert Randolph (of Robert Randolph & the Family Band) will be reforming THE WORD for three very special shows this December/January. Tickets are on sale now.

Dec 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre for the Living Arts
Dec 31 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
Jan 1 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room

Avant-jazz keyboardist …