Al Kooper

Shuggie Otis

Singer/guitarist Shuggie Otis shines light on dark days

Shuggie Otis doesn’t care. And I don’t mean “doesn’t care” as in a lack of regard, because Shuggie is one of the most devoted and sincere artists I have ever encountered.

May 15th, 2013 | Ronnie Reese | Articles

Bizarre Ride II – The Pharcyde 20th Anniversary Mixtape

Last year saw the twentieth anniversary of the Pharcyde’s magnetic debut Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, and it is with…

January 20th, 2013 | Alice Price-Styles | Mixtape
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Issue 44

  re:Discovery Bill Withers, Egle Martin, United States Navy Port Authority Soul Band, James Spaulding, Bennie Maupin The Budos Band Staten Island…

December 7th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Harry Whitaker

Harry Whitaker

Reprinted from Wax Poetics Issue 3, Fall 2002: “Man, patience is a virtue!” Harry Whitaker is reflecting on the long-awaited…

November 18th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | In Memoriam


Illustration formed ranks when blues-rock outfits (with powerful horn sections comprised of funky White men) became a standard. While their…

June 1st, 2007 | Wax Poetics | Re:Discovery