Daily Archives: March 1, 2011


Black, white and the Memphis blues

Black History Month wrapped up yesterday, technically speaking. But then Black history isn’t limited to the calendar. That’s especially the case when it comes to roots music. I spent a few days in February in Memphis, aka the home of ...

Jay Aymar in the Woodshed

Jay Aymar is a man of contradictions: a native of Sault Saint Marie, his voice carries a strong Canadian accent—though he’s also a university graduate in English literature. His road-tested music, laden with country influences, maintains a strong sense of ...