Contractions and negatives in song titles — “Don’t Know,” “Can’t Give,” “What I’m Trying” — convey the anguish
Andrew Hamlin 1 p.m., July 29
RIYL: Greyboy All Stars, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
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Influences: Creedle, Greyboy Allstars, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Robert Walter's 20th Congress is led by organist-pianist Robert Walter, formerly of the Greyboy Allstars, Creedle, and Daddy Longleggs. Walter has also recorded with Stanton Moore, saxophonists Red Holloway and Gary Bartz, and guitarist Phil Upchurch.
Walter moved to New Orleans in 2004. The band went on hiatus around the same time, though they reunited in late 2008 (as did the Greyboy Allstars). Sax player Cochemea Gastelum has also performed with Amy Winehouse.
A new album was released in early 2013, Get Thy Bearings.