Jazz Fest Preview: Charles Bradley Shows His Soul

Charles Bradley is an old school soul man, musically baptized by James Brown when he was a teenager. He's now part of the Daptone musical family and performs with the Menahan Street Band, who joined him for this in-studio video shoot for KEXP in Seattle.

Bradley plays Jazz Fest Saturday, April 27 at 5:40 p.m. in the Blues Tent.

So Much, So Little

[Updated] It's easy to grouse about South by Southwest. Too many people. Too many bands. Too corporate. Too much everything, all of which is true. No matter how diligently you plan and stay at it, you'll miss bands you wanted to see. Then there are friends who you only see once a year, cool tips you hear about, and a sound you hear coming out of a bar that you have to pursue with no idea what it is. As such, your SXSW never turns out like you planned.