The recording features some of the most talented sidemen in the region (Marty Ballou, David Hull, Marty Richards, Paul Nagle, Dickie Reed, etc.), as well as the legendary British drummer Dave Mattacks (Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, Richard Thompson) on a few cuts.

John Chan’s joint is one of the best spots anywhere to hear music (plus enjoy tasty Chinese food — how can you beat that!). Well-known musical tastemaker Susan Murphy gives the CD five stars, so you’ll want to pick a disc up while you’re there.

R.I.P.
. . . Abraham “Cappy” Asermely, a veteran teacher and principal in the Pawtucket school system. More memorably, to thousands of kids who grew up in “the Bucket,” he was a coach and a tireless supporter in athletic programs. Cappy was widely loved, generous, and a happy spirit who encouraged kids on the field and in the classroom. We’ll miss you, Cappy.

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