Press Play: Leon Bridges

There’s a new rhythm and blues presence causing a stir in college music radio and it comes by way of singer, songwriter and guitarist, Leon Bridges, whose debut album, Coming Home, just hit airwaves to critical acclaim. Bridges, who was born in Athens, Georgia and grew up in Texas, draws many comparisons to iconic soul musicians Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. In addition to his smooth voice, he can play guitar and write melodies that compare strikingly. The twenty-five year old cites these two rhythm and blues pioneers as some of his greatest…continue reading →