Archive for the 'Mike Cooper' Category

Friday, June 27th, 2014

As highlighted here recently, the recent crop of Mike Cooper reissues from Paradise of Bachelors are utterly essential. Fearlessly eclectic, masterful stuff. And judging from Cantos De Lisboa, Cooper’s brand-new collaborative LP with Steve Gunn, the man has lost none of his sense of adventure. Both musicians are steeped in the folk/blues idiom (most obvious […]

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

In the early ‘60s, Mick Jagger wanted British guitarist Mike Cooper for a band he was starting – a band that would go on to be the Rolling Stones – but Cooper had his eyes on a different path, one that has found him incorporating blues, folk, pop, progressive jazz, and exotica into his songs […]