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M.C. Records Marketing The New Jack's Waterfall Release "Call Dr. John" with Special Guests Maria Muldaur & Amy Correia

M.C. Records Marketing The New Jack’s Waterfall Release “Call Dr. John” with Special Guests Maria Muldaur & Amy Correia

M.C. Records is proud to market the new Jack’s Waterfall release Calling Dr. John came out on September 8th. Call Dr. John, the latest release from Jack’s Waterfall, pays homage to the late Mac Rebennack “Dr. John” and the iconic New Orleans piano tradition he immortalized. Eleven new tracks are presented including the title cut, […] READ MORE

New Duke Robillard Out Now!

New Duke Robillard Out Now!

On June 23, M.C. Records will be releasing Six Strings of Steel by guitar master Duke Robillard. Six Strings of Steel is the second record Duke has recorded with M.C. Records. The first was 2017’s Jazz/Swing record Duke Robillard and His Dames of Rhythm.                    Check out these right-on reviews!  This phenomenal new outing is considered […] READ MORE

Northport NY – On June 23, M.C. Records will release Six Strings of Steel by guitar master Duke Robillard. The record represents all his influences including swing, blues, and rock. You’ll hear Link Wray’s “Rumble”, Dylan’s “Watching The River Flow”, a ska version of Fats Domino’s “I’m Going To Be A Wheel Someday,” and of course several Duke knockout originals!

You can pre-order an autographed copy or via your favorite streaming service here, https://shop.mc-records.com/products/duke-robillard—six-strings-of-steel

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Duke Robillard about Six Strings of Steel:

I am really excited about the release of “Six Strings of Steel” on M.C. Records. It’s a look back at many guitar and song styles that have been important to me along my journey in this world of ever-changing tastes and sounds. At the same time, all the genres rooted in the blues still captivate my imagination on a daily basis.

Duke is joined by his long-time band mates Mark Teixeira, Bruce Bears, Marty Ballou, and Doug James that helped him create an infectious sound and groove here, and the most recent band member, vocalist Chris Cote belts out the tunes, no matter what the genre, with style and power. A special guest on the record is Katie Shore of Asleep at The Wheel on fiddle.

 

The Duke Robillard Band

Duke has carved out one of the blues’ most illustrious legacies. After showing an early affinity for music and guitar, he founded Roomful Of Blues with pianist Al Copley in Westerly, R.I., in 1967. Duke has been making solo albums since 1984 and replaced Jimmie Vaughan in The Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1990. He recorded on Dylan’s “Time Out Of Mind” and later toured with him. He also has toured with Tom Waits and Robert Gordon. Duke’s prolificity has included producing albums by Billy Boy Arnold, Joe Louis Walker, Rosco Gordon, Jimmy Witherspoon and Jay McShann, and Otis Clay. Another highlight of Duke’s is recording two collaborations with Herb Ellis.

Duke’s resume is decorated with Grammy nominations, Handy Awards, Blues Music Awards, and other honors for his artistry, recordings, and productions within the United States and internationally.

  • “Robillard is a soloist of stunning force and originality.” The New York Times
  • “Most everything Duke Robillard has done as a guitarist during the past four-plus decades…bears witness to his musical intelligence and his dedication to his craft.” Downbeat
  • Robillard’s ability to play across the spectrum of blues is legendary. Few players can move stylistically from Texas to Kansas City to Chicago’s West Side, but Robillard makes it seem easy.” Guitar Player
M.C. Records Announces 2023 Women's History Month Playlist

M.C. Records Announces 2023 Women’s History Month Playlist

M.C. Records Celebrates Women’s History Month  With A Curated Playlist W/Odetta, Susan Tedeschi, Joanna Connor,  Joan Osborne, Janis Ian, Bonnie Rait, Maria Muldaur, Phoebe Snow, Madeleine Peyroux,  & More! March 8th, 2023, Northport NY – M.C. Records is celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with a special curated 17-song playlist from its releases […] READ MORE