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Corky Siegel's Triple Blues Threat

Cover of Corky Siegel's Traveling Chamber Blues Show
Cover of Corky Siegel's Traveling Chamber Blues Show

Corky Siegel has new music out -- just pick your album. The blues harmonica player has released three separate recordings this year, each featuring different players and styles.

On Corky Siegel's Traveling Chamber Blues Show, he combines the unlikely genre of blues and chamber music. On Flash Forward, Siegel collaborates again with guitarist Jim Schwall for the pair's first studio recording in 32 years. And on Buried Alive in the Blues, Siegel joins eight other musicians under the moniker Chicago Blues Reunion.

Scott Simon talks with Siegel about the releases.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.