All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Dirty Birds late night at The Trap
Soul queen Arleigh Kincheloe, a.k.a. Sister Sparrow, commands the stage with body language that is both sly and stirring, coupled with a boundless voice that draws you into her infectious smolder. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds...
- Posted February 24, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Everything under the Finest sun
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The first thing that comes to mind when a band unabashedly calls themselves World’s Finest is that they must think highly of themselves. Yet the first song on its Web site’s music player...
- Posted February 17, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Double da funk
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Is Turkuaz with Spiritual Rez the danciest, funkiest double-bill of the winter? Turkuaz is more than a funk band with a horn section. Think more David Byrne meets Sly & The Family...
- Posted February 3, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Ugly Valley Boys make beautiful music
Duo on tap at The Trap Vintage processes — whether they consist of a classic songwriting style, amplifying an electric guitar, or the blowing and bending of neon glass — are often developed from years of trial...
- Posted January 27, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Go to Therapy with The New Mastersounds
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the utmost respect for the pocket, English funk/jazz-fusion quartet The New Mastersounds have persevered the U.S. tour circuit for a decade now. They garner a high-degree of respect within an instrumental framework,...
- Posted January 20, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Soul pop standout
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Well-known for his 1991 adult contemporary hit “Walking in Memphis,” Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn has released five studio albums in his career. His most recent release, 2010’s Listening Booth: 1970 peaked at No....
- Posted January 13, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Boland & Canada: Rollin’ in the Red Dirt
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – If American Red Dirt and Texas Country are unfamiliar colors, leave it to Jason Boland & the Stragglers and Cody Canada & The Departed to offer you a keen introduction. The two frontmen...
- Posted January 6, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Ringing in the Year of the Sheep
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – We bid farewell to 2014 with an overly deep snowbase, and an equally dense showing of music options to ring in 2015. From laidback jazz bars to the rowdiest of high altitude rock...
- Posted December 31, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Blues swagger; back to the underground
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Kris Lager Band has a sound that is instantly satisfying. A cousin to The Black Keys’s vintage swagger of blues, revivalist rock, funk and jam, this Omaha-based quartet adds another layer to the...
- Posted December 23, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Sneaky Pete & Secret Weapons debut album
Jackson Hoe, Wyoming – The lead track, “Forgotten Lullabies,” from Sneaky Pete and The Secret Weapons’s debut studio album, Breakfast, opens with a deeply grooving funk melody akin to a Robert Walter’s 20th Congress cut. Amplified by...
- Posted December 16, 2014