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NonCOMM Recap: Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm brings it home with guitar solos and soul

Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Bringing NonCOMM 2017 to a high energy close, veteran guitarist Robert Cray and his band were joined by the Hi Rhythm horns for an invigorating set of blues, soul and rock and roll.

Drawing from their new album Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm, the band was tight and energized, and Cray proved an understated but galvanizing leader of it — his presence was stoic on the verses, but emitted pure joy when he dipped into any of the set’s many guitar solos. Continue reading →