CD REVIEWS – If You Can’t Be Good, Be Good At It!

CD REVIEWS - If You Can't Be Good, Be Good At It!

The reviews are coming in… Living Blues Kolassa’s title track scurries along at a frenetic pace, driven by Jeff Jensen’s scalding lead guitar and floating over a chorus of heavenly doo-wop style background vocals. It’s a good-time song with a nod-and-a-wink message that illustrates Kolassa’s canny ability to match a romping tune with an inspirational […]

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If You Can’t Be Good, Be Good At It – NEW CD!

If You Can't Be Good, Be Good At It - NEW CD!

October 15, 2020 Release Mick Kolassa and Jeff Jensen have teamed up again to produce Mick’s best album yet! Together they have assembled a heaping helping of Mick’ Free Range Blues. Recording this album in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic was a challenge, but the guys pulled it off! Bringing together a group of […]

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CD REVIEWS – Blind Lemon Sessions

CD REVIEWS - Blind Lemon Sessions

The reviews are coming in for Blind Lemon Sessions — Mick Kolassa’s January 2020 Album Reflections In Blue The roles of the songster, singer/songwriter, storyteller, bard, minstrel, bluesman, griot, etc. is one of the most important positions in the business of making music.  One major purpose behind having a band performing was to allow patrons […]

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Blind Lemon Sessions – NEW CD!

Blind Lemon Sessions - NEW CD!

January 2020 Release Mick Kolassa began this acoustic album when Thomas Schleiken, of Blind Lemon Records, invited him to do some shows in Germany and record a couple songs for a compilation album.  What began as a couple songs kept expanding into this – where Mick got a chance to play some of his old […]

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CD REVIEWS – 149 Delta Ave

CD REVIEWS - 149 Delta Ave

The reviews are coming in for 149 Delta Ave — Mick Kolassa and the Taylor Made Blues Band’s September 2018 CD release… Reflections In Blue Mick Kolassa surpassed my expectations, for which I owe him and the band an apology.  149 Delta Avenue is one of the finest pieces of blues and deep Southern soul […]

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