Press Cuttings & Online Reviews

Sherman Robertson – DVD Review – Blues News

Sherman Robertson – DVD Review – Blues News

Sherman Robertson – Takin’ You To Texas’ – JSP5808 Blues News – Germany – April 2016   Sherman Robertson ‘Takin You To Texas’ (JSP5808 – 74:15) is a Texas blues party with Sherman Robertson and his band playing a gig in England. The British JSP label has found another treasure from the Blues Archive collection […]

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones DVD Review – Jefferson magazine

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones DVD Review – Jefferson magazine

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones – Lone Star Guitarman – JSP5807 Jefferson magazine – Sweden March 2016   Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones on JSP DVD – Lone Star Guitarman, is clearly a better guitarist than he is a singer. His roots are in the Texas Dallas / Fort Worth blues style and reminiscent of Freddie King. […]

Sherman Robertson – DVD Review –  Soul Bag

Sherman Robertson – DVD Review – Soul Bag

Sherman Robertson – Takin’ You To Texas – JSP5808 Soul Bag – France March 2016 The DVD SHERMAN ROBERTSON – Takin You To Texas is part of the JSP/Blues Archive series devoted to recordings of concerts by bluesmen in England in the 1990’s. Already released are U.P Wilson, Larry Garner and Lonnie Shields. Louisiana born […]

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones – DVD Review –  Soul Bag

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones – DVD Review – Soul Bag

Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones – Lone Star Guitarman – JSP5807 Soul Bag – France – January 2016   Texas guitarman, Andrew ‘Jnr Boy’ Jones is the subject of this DVD release on the JSP label filmed by Blues Archive in 1998 at Dartmouth, England. Jones is known for his prestigious collaborations as band leader with […]

Lonnie Shields DVD Review – ABS Magazine

Lonnie Shields DVD Review – ABS Magazine

ABS (France) magazine 2015 Lonnie Shields – The Blues Soul of Lonnie Shields – JSP5806 Most blues fans discovered Lonnie Shields through his excellent album, “Portrait”, released by Rooster Records – the first disc of Delta Blues music recorded by Jim O’Neal’s studio following its move to Clarksdale in 1987. As a guitarist, singer and […]

Otis Grand DVD Review – ABS Magazine

Otis Grand DVD Review – ABS Magazine

ABS (France) magazine 2015 Otis Grand – Blues From The Heart – JSP5804 This concert, produced in colour with the exception of Looking Good presented in black and white was recorded live at the Fuggle and Firkin Blues Club in Oxford, UK, on the 23rd February 1998 Before settling in Great Britain, Otis Grand spent […]

Good Rockin’ Tonight DVD Review – ABS Magazine

Good Rockin’ Tonight DVD Review – ABS Magazine

ABS (France) magazine 2015 Good Rockin’ Tonight – 9th Burnley Blues Festival 1997 – JSP5805 Blues Archive, founded in 1994 by Paul Reed (BBC), Bob Webber, and Amanda Palmer, makes available exclusive footage of concerts and interviews previously left to collect dust in old archives. Working together with John Stedman’s JSP Records label in London, […]

U.P. Wilson DVD Review – Blues News

U.P. Wilson DVD Review – Blues News

Blues News (Germany) 2015 U.P Wilson – Live at The 100 Club, London – JSP5802 Towards the end of his appearance U. P. Wilson puffs carelessly on a cigarette held in his right hand and holds the guitar horizontally in the air by the fret with just his left. Actually that would be nothing remarkable […]

Lonnie Shields – DVD Review – Back To The Roots Magazine

Lonnie Shields – DVD Review – Back To The Roots Magazine

Lonnie Shields – The Blues Soul of Lonnie Shields – JSP5806 Back To The Roots Magazine – Belgium August 2015 This is a recording of a concert that Lonnie Shields gave at The 100 Club in London on 7th April 7 1998 now available on DVD. The film opens with the bluesman shouting “Hello London, […]

Larry Garner DVD Review – Soul Bag

Larry Garner DVD Review – Soul Bag

Soul Bag 2014 Translation of Review by Philippe Pretet Louisiana-born Larry Garner is probably the best bluesman of his generation. This is the compliment paid him by John Stedman of London’s JSP Records, a heck of a visionary and discoverer or rare talents. Larry Garner is indeed, a very talented artist who pursues his music […]

Otis Grand DVD Review – Blues and Rhythm

Otis Grand DVD Review – Blues and Rhythm

Blues and Rhythm No.295 Christmas 2014 OTIS GRAND: Blues From The Heart JSP 5804 (84:45) The UK’s favourite guitarist is captured here at a gig in the grandly named Fuggle and Firkin in Oxford, on 23rd February 1998. Although it is not mentioned in the notes, the backing band is Brother Roy Oakley vocals; Steve […]

Larry Garner DVD Review – Blues and Rhythm

Larry Garner DVD Review – Blues and Rhythm

Blues and Rhythm No. 295 Christmas 2014 LARRY GARNER: Born To Sang The Blues JSP 5803 (59.36) This is claimed as the first DVD release by Larry Garner, if this is true it comes as a surprise to me as I thought an artist of Garner’s stature would have been accorded a DVD release by […]