"Happiness for me is just producing something every day, you know, the more things I can produce whether it’s music, nowadays my gardening has taken up a lot of my soul. It makes me feel better, it makes me feel calm."
Christine Ohlman: The Lady of Our Soul
Christine Ohlman (aka "The Beehive Queen" for her mile-high platinum-blonde hairdo) is the…Continue
"Impact of music on racial and socio-cultural implications: Good, real music bridges any divide and should always bring people together. In my musical world there is no racism, prejudice or discrimination…"
Steve Walwyn: Let The Good Times Roll
Steve Walwyn is a British rhythm and blues guitarist, best known for his playing with Dr. Feelgood, but…Continue
"Blues is roots and roots are always the same. When leaves on the tree die, they are part of the fertilizer that feeds the roots".
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne:
Exciting, Creative & Soulful
Kenneth Wayne Spruell was born in Spokane, Washington in 1944, and spent his early years in New…Continue
"Music raises the collective conscience and the doors of perception open to us music unites peoples and tames beasts."
Javier Vargas: From South to Your Heart
Over 24 studio albums, eight platinum albums, international tours and performances with the greatest of music legends; In almost three decades of his career, Javier Vargas has earned the…Continue
"I believe that music can bring everyone together. Do not divide us! We all have something to offer no matter what culture you come from. People all over the world have something to offer."
Jimmy Johnson: The Real Bluesman
90 years young Jimmy Johnson returns to the recording studio for the first time in over a decade. It has been precisely forty…Continue
"It wasn’t “Rock Counterculture” but rather “Cultural anti-establishment" resulting from the war in Vietnam, Civil Rights conflict, the assassination of JFK … It occurred while Pop-Rock music was being created by my generation, so all this disarray set us apart, politically."
Robert Lamm: Sweet Rock Chicago
Robert Lamm’s intensity and ardor…Continue
"Music has been a way to inspire people since Antiquity. People who couldn't play or listen to music, they were considered as uneducated people. We believe that music is the best communication for the Humanity and the idea of playing/listening to someone next you are underlying the respect we shall all have for each other, culture at the end of the day is a way of living."
Theodore Koumartzis: Folk…Continue
"Women blues artist are now band leader and in control with their music choice and writing their own music. So, it is no longer a man world in the blues world."
Shirley King: Daughter of the Blues
Being the blues-singing daughter of B.B. King has earned Shirley King the title “Daughter of the Blues,” but she is an outstanding singer and performer…Continue
"I guess that I regret seeing blues get removed from the regional life experiences that created it. I fear that it is and will continue to be more homogenized."
Steve Howell: Jazz Vehicle, Blues Wheels
When Steve Howell first heard Mississippi John Hurt's happy style of fingerpicking country blues in 1965 at the age of thirteen, he…Continue
"I think music is often a reflection of the time it was written, and what was going on then politically and socially. Jazz and R&B are both American forms of music, that managed to cross racial lines at a time when these lines were rarely crossed."
Ed Roth: Journey To The Music Palette
Keyboardist Ed Roth’s feel, spirit, and touch have made…Continue