Tag: Jim Allen

Tex Mex music

Tex-Mex Music: The Best of the Border

The Sir Douglas Quintet, Augie Meyers, and Joe “King” Carrasco have spiced up Tex-Mex music over the years. How international is its appeal? Well, some of its practitioners are British!

Jabo Starks

Saluting Jabo Starks: Five Takes on “Sex Machine”

When drummer Jabo Starks died in May 2018, we lost the last living link to that funky James Brown groove. But a wide array of artists, from Prince to Iggy Pop to Q Burns Abstract Message, furthered his contributions by incorporating his unique rhythmic vibe into some of their songs.