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Pop Culture reviews Getaway

Bay Area pianist/vocalist Wendy DeWitt (who was part of Hank Ballard’s band) sure knows how to boogie. Teamed with nifty Norton Buffalo drummer Kirk Harwood, she delivers a rousing set of blues and boogie-woogie. DeWitt wrote eight of the 11 numbers here. They’re impressive – authentically emotive lyrics and strong, stirring melodies. A Willie Dixon…


Review of Train Full of Joy

Who says the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing? In the case of “The Queen of Boogie Woogie,” master pianist Wendy DeWitt, both hands find an equal home in her and partner, drummer Kirk Harwood’s “Train Full of Joy.” This delightful Christmas/holiday album makes for a highly enjoyable romp through several…