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Rams Head On Stage Show Review: Taj Mahal Trio (by Matt Ellis)

Very few musicians from the 1960s are still touring these days, let alone capable of recreating the sound and sensation that made them famous in the first place. I was lucky enough to catch Booker T. Jones and Taj Mahal back to back at Rams Head On Stage late last week, and it’s clear both men have been able to maintain their instrumental prowess, charming personalities, and most importantly, their rich and soulful voices over the long, hard years. Whereas Booker T. brings an effortless cool factor, Taj Mahal sweeps you away to an island beach bonfire under the setting Caribbean sun.   Wearing a tropical-themed, floral-pattern shirt and straw hat, Taj Mahal, and cohorts Bill Rich and Kester Smith, played a number of old favorites to a sold out crowd Friday night.  Taj Mahal was his normal charismatic self, casting… Read More >

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