There is a tavern



Powerhouse vocalist Charlotte Taylor channels the Memphis blues. Given the tenure and pace of Charlotte Taylor's performance schedule, it's amazing that people are still discovering her, but that seemed to be exactly what was happening at Cajun's Wharf on a cool Thursday evening by the Arkansas River earlier this month. Cajun's, Google Maps says, is 138.4 miles away from Beale Street, but you wouldn't have known it that night. The riverside icehouse was lit up in red, Dave Williams II was peeling out a blistering saxophone solo and Taylor, dressed in black and sporting crimson lipstick, was ringleading the entire affair from center stage. Or, as she'd put it in an interview earlier that week, directing the ensemble "when to...

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