Singer and harmonica player Kim Wilson's blues set is a throwback style-wise to the 1950s. The jump blues really romp, whether they be instrumentals, novelties, or low-down blues, Wilson's harmonica solos are excellent, and his singing is quite expressive. He has a crack backup band, guitarist Troy Gonyea is a major asset, and there are occasional contributions from the horn section, but Wilson is the main star throughout, creating a great deal of musical fire. This infectious and driving set is highly recommended to fans of Chicago and swinging blues.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow