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Risquè Ray & the Swing Set

Risquè Ray & the Swing Set

EXILE FROM COOLVILLE Hep-Tone Fidelity (1998) Risquè Ray & the Swing Set shook, shimmied, and sassed Jackson, Mississippi, during the swing resurgence in the late 1990s. Band members were dedicated fans of the style and had mixed emotions when the Gap released a commercial using […]

Claire Holley CD Release Party

Claire Holley CD Release Party

Jackson, Mississippi native, Claire Holley released her self-titled CD Claire Holley at Hal & Mal’s Restaurant in 2003. Claire usually performs solo, however, for the release party, she pulled together a few musicians to back her up, including Chris on drums. Check out one of […]

CroBros’ Beer Tasting

CroBros’ Beer Tasting

In February 2008, our friends and successful restaurateurs Jeff Good and Dan Blumenthal invited the CroBros to conduct a beer tasting at their amazing Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint. We had a blast. Over 100 folks bought tickets, and we […]

The Church Keys

The Church Keys

SHAKE BACK SHIMMY Hep-Tone Fidelity (2012) The Church Keys was a Jackson, Mississippi-based, rock & roll quintet that (jokingly) always left you wanting less. Chris joined the band in 2009 and assumed drum duties after a former fellow Mississippi State drummer had to quit. “Shake […]

Grilled Orange Chicken

Grilled Orange Chicken

6 Chicken thighs (bone-in), rinsed and dried 4-6 Tangerine or mandarin oranges, sliced thinly 1 ½ cups orange juice plus ¼ cup 1/3 cup agave nectar or light corn syrup 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 shallot, […]

Atlanta Cask Ale Festival

Atlanta Cask Ale Festival

The CroBros and Cindy were all up in the 8th Annual Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting, and it was fabulous! The event took place at 5 Seasons Brewing and Taco Mac Prado and featured 38 cask ales. Needless to say, we were like kids in a […]

Sazerac

Sazerac

Sold in 1859 in the Sazerac Coffee House in New Orleans, the cocktail’s core flavor besides Absinthe came from a potion–Peychaud’s Aromatic Bitters–created for medicinal purposed by a local apothecary. If you are a fan of classic cocktails, you should definitely try this.  The cocktail has a nice […]

Stanton Moore vs. the CroBros

Stanton Moore vs. the CroBros

Scott and Chris went to New Orleans on separate occasions to take master classes with Galactic’s drummer Stanton Moore.  In addition to giving us some killer ideas on playing and practicing, Stanton also fed everyone his mom’s famous red beans and rice. Delish!  Check out […]