Hubert Laws – Quiet, Confident, Accomplished

Happy Birthday Hubert Laws! – “You can always do better”. Like other key members of the 1970’s CTI ensemble, Hubert Laws has been interviewed both during his peak performing years and since. In this post I’ll celebrate Hubert’s birthday by taking a look at his early career, trying to focus […]

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Dr Smith Has Left The House

Success takes the right people, with the right skills, at the right time and the right place. You can’t copy or replicate success. And so it was that in 1965, having left Jack McDuff’s Quartet, George Benson set out on his own. Benson hired Buffalo NY native, Lonnie Smith to […]