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Sing Us A Song, You’re The Piano Man
Nov15

Sing Us A Song, You’re The Piano Man

Read about Texas Piano Man the new outing from Robert Ellis     Robert Ellis is set to return with Texas Piano Man on February 14, 2019 via New West Records. The eleven-song set is largely comprised of songs written by Ellis, was co-produced by him and Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges) in Fort Worth, Texas.  While being a highly accomplished guitarist, he shows his talent for the grand piano on this new collection.  Texas...

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A Grand Statement From Robert Ellis
Jul11

A Grand Statement From Robert Ellis

Read our review of Robert Ellis’ self-titled album out on New West records Between Melbourne, San Francisco and Nashville, I have seen Robert Ellis perform a half-dozen times, all since 2013. Just about every time, it has been him and an acoustic or electric guitar solo, or occasionally a side-kick or two. He has a distinctive and powerful voice, including an impressive range.  His songs are full of images and feelings that are...

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Robert Ellis’s Captivating “The Lights From The Chemical Plant”
Jun10

Robert Ellis’s Captivating “The Lights From The Chemical Plant”

Read our review of Robert Ellis’ The Lights From The Chemical Plant   By Rob Dickens I’ve been listening to Robert Ellis’ new album The Lights From The Chemical Plant (out now on New West Records) and it is simply brilliant.  The sensitivity and emotion of his lyrics.  His voice a brilliant timbre and a range that has surprised me on this record.  The production is an example of how good some arrangements,...

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1
Oct05

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1

Read about our first day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013 After we got ourselves organised for the day, we walked up from our apartment in Lower Haight.  We now have a pretty good idea as to why there’s “Lower” in the name – it’s a long way to the top if you want to get to Upper Haight. It was good to catch up with Baz and Sue who we hadn’t seen since Americanafest in Nashville.  Baz put us on...

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