Rock Louis Fowler
I know most purists would look middle-aged white guys playing soul music
and immediately pass — I can’t count how many times I have — but damned
if Dirty Red & the Soulshakers don’t rock the joint for all of its juke, lack of pigment notwithstanding.
Jazz Louis Fowler
This honky cat is really something else! Need proof? Just take a listen
to his swingin’ version of the Elton John classic. Deep bass grooves,
jaunty piano, smooth trumpet and sexy, crystalline vocals: This is the
version to which all others now must live up.
Hip Hop/Rap Joshua Boydston
A lot of hip-hop is pure escapism: fantasies about fast cars,
attractive women and having more money than you know what to do with. High Character
is not that; it’s about as real and down-to-earth as it gets, while
still taking the time to appreciate the small things the world gives us.