D2D Vinyl Record
Analogue Productions Originals 2012 Direct-to-Disc Sessions
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings, Salina, Kansas
Cutting engineer — Kevin Gray
The 2012 Blues Masters at the Crossroads was loaded with talent, but ultimately dominated by soaring steel guitar. Many of the top musicians from the Sacred Steel gospel tradition arrived in town for the big gig, and here we have some of the finest: Calvin Cooke and Aubrey Ghent, backed by the Campbell Brothers.
Calvin is a surprising powerhouse with a cherubic smile. You'd never guess how much music he can make with his three-legged lap steel, and his unique tuning helps identify his sound immediately, among the dozens of steel players who began in the House of God church.
Aubrey takes over on the flip side. His hands fly and he literally makes his lap steel speak. Aubrey's sweet sound and serious expression mask his subtly building tempo and rising sound. He's a minister with a lineage that virtually demands he be a top notch player. His uncle and father were slide kings and thankfully, he has a son who is rumored to be the next generation superstar.
|My Father’s House
|Thank You Lord
|The Lord Will Make A Way
|When The Saints Go Marching In
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