Jeremy Segel Moss & Kari Liston did it again
They put on one of the best Baby Blues Fests
ever, and their dedication in making sure that
the next generation of blues performers can
be heard and to continue the blues for years
to come. I have been to all 3 Baby Blues Fests
and I especially liked this one. The entertainment
was outstanding with the many variety style
The evening started out with a real treat, as
Minister Amos Isaac & Rapture gave an inspirational
performance. It is no surprise that St. Louis
has some of the best gospel around. That was
so true that night, the house was rocking with
the spirit of gospel, can you feel it...I did.
Then the group of Levee Town from Kansas City
MO. The group was a little bit rock & roll
and a whole lot of blues. The website for the
Levee Town is leveetown.com.
Then everybody's favorite blues band "The
Bottoms Up Blues Gang" - Jeremy and
Kari and with harp player Adam Andrews - took
center stage and with their style of blues (from
styles of Muddy Waters to Memphis Minnie to
Following BUBG came the friends, many from other
local blues bands. They included the Shakey
Ground Band, Jeremy West (Alvin Jett drummer)
and Brian Curran.... and the jam began.
It was the best of the best coming together.
From New Orleans came the deep south sound of
Macy Thomas (influences were Jimmy Rogers and
Robert Johnson). Macy is from St. Louis but
settled in New Orleans. It was a real treat
to hear the sounds of Macy, he brought back
the sounds of yesterday from where blues originated
- he had the audience standing up in their seats
Then Brian Curran with harp player Adam Andrews
gave an outstanding dual performance. Following
was the group everybody was waiting for Mr.
Eddie Taylor, guitarist/vocalist whose style
is traditional Chicago Blues (son of Eddie Taylor,
a guitarist who himself had a lustrous blues
It was a great evening of blues, with styles
for everybody and I enjoyed all of them...Looking
forward to next years Baby Blues Fest 2005.
Dianna Trombino Mestman aka Lady Di - ladydibluescorner.com.
I want to thank everybody for the effort that
put into this event!