January 2014 Blog Posts (40)

Native American musician Pat Vegas of Redbone talks about the rock n' roll movement of the band

"In a time machine I would like to go back to the 70’s when music was real music."

Pat Vegas: Redbone Movement

Redbone is a Native American/Mexican American rock group that was most…

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Interview with multi-instrumentalist Sugar Brown, from '50s Texas country rawness to early Chicago blues

"I think it’s because people know that blues is about hard times, and everybody has hard times. Singing about hard times produces new good times, and that’s what it’s all about."

The Blues Days of Sugar Brown…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 30, 2014 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Interview with British musician Rosco Levee, he was brought up on a diet of Bluesy Country - Rock n’ Roll

"The Blues for me is a canvas. I can say more with a guitar and a good blues band than I could ever say with words. It allows me to express myself, and hopefully some people understand what I’m trying to say!"

Rosco Levee: Southern Roots…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 29, 2014 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene: Interview with The Bluesberry Duet -- Keeping it simple & focusing on the emotion

"If you hear early Greek folk music called REBETIKA, you’ll understand. And if everyone here could understand Blues lyrics, believe me they wouldn't want to hear anything else!"

The Bluesberry Duet: Simply the Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Greek musician Panagiotis Haramis talks about the past and future of local Rock n' Roll community

"Music in now days seems to have lost it’s purpose which is to offer a higher emotion than any other kind of art."

Panagiotis Haramis: Patience & Insistence…

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Angolan-born Brazilian bluesman Nuno Mindelis talks about the magic, DNA and addiction of Blues

"The blues is like a poem, some poems don’t accept translations or regionalisms. Just use your motive power, your signature, without thinking about blues or non blues. It will be a blues."

Nuno Mindelis: mRNA Blues Code…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 27, 2014 at 10:33am — No Comments

Founder of Earwig Music Co. Michael Frank talks about everything about the Blues and his experiences

"The 'Blues' is a personal instrumental and vocal musical expression of shared life experience, rooted in the African-American experience from slavery through the present day."

Michael Frank: More Than the Blues Music…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 25, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Interview with creator/writer Lance Davis of The Adios Lounge, a blog that connects the DNA of music

"I think about all the future songs we lost with the early deaths of Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, D Boon, Kurt Cobain, etc etc. I think there’s a fine line between paying homage to the music of the past and stubbornly and misguidedly resisting evolution."

Lance Davis: The Adios…

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Veteran drummer Billy Lee Lewis talks about the experiences on the road with the Blues and his friends

"Everyone has had The Blues - be they the sad, downhearted Blues, or the happy, uplifted Blues - all of us, around the world can relate to it."

Billy Lee Lewis: Serve the Song, Keep the Groove…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 24, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Interview with L.A. poet and essayist Hiram Sims, blends his words with amazing images and music

"Jazz and blues continue to generate a devoted following simply because it sounds good. From a poetic standpoint, the complexity really begins when we have to rationalize lyrics that we don't agree with." 

Hiram Sims: The Imag(in)e of Poetry…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 24, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Interview with harmonica genious Jelly Roll Johnson, a Nashville-based top musician with soulful style

"I would love to go back to the south side of Chicago in the mid 1950’s when Muddy Waters, Little Walter, and Howlin Wolf were playing the clubs there."

Jelly Roll Johnson: Music City Breaths…

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Producer, director Joanne Fish talks about her projects, Wanda Jackson, W.C Handy and Frank Zappa

"W.C Handy story is the American Dream - not always a bed of roses, but one that’s worth fighting for. And he leaves us such a terrific songbook, as well as a legacy of self determination and dignity."

Joanne Fish: American Blues n' Roll Dreams…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 22, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Americana artist Eric Lambert, progressive folk with precision, excellence, and inspiration

"Certainly love, experiencing the birth of my children, heartbreak and happiness, the kindness of others, drug and alcohol addiction, recovery and nature have triggered a lot of songs that I've written."

Eric Lambert: Rockin Americana Music…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 21, 2014 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Interview with German bluesman Gregor Hilden, one of the most beautifully sounding guitarists around

"The Blues is timeless music and you can combine blues with other elements and styles, you can vary the music and of course: it is such a “basic” music, everybody understands this language."

Gregor Hilden: Bluesnight Express…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 20, 2014 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Interview with L.A photographer Renee Silverman, vibrant and energetic images with an artistic appeal

"I’m always hopeful when I see young artists inspired by classic rock and blues, because I know there will be a musical evolution one day."

Renee Silverman: Shooting Stars

The arts have always been a big…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 17, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Μulti-faceted artist Chris Jagger talks about the blues and his experiences from a travel in Greece

"I still prefer all the early blues records, just a man and his guitar, or in the case of Memphis Minnie, a lady and her guitar." 

Chris Jagger: A British Blues Ulysses

Chris Jagger’s…

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Spanish guitarist César Crespo talks about his routes on the blues circuits and the local scene

"Blues is the very truth of human existence; it’s really tough at first to accept how sad it is, but as soon as you accept absolute solitude you can begin to discover for yourself the pleasures of life."

César Crespo: Iberian Blues Party…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 17, 2014 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Interview with Indonesian Reyhan Naufal, one of the shooting stars emerging on the jazz & blues scene

"Hi my name is REYHARP from Jakarta, Indonesia...I love music...I love the blues music."

Reyhan Naufal: On the Blue(s) Planet 

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1997, REYHARP or…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 16, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Interview with British guitarist Larry Miller famous for his exciting playing, unique showmanship and energy

"The Blues is spiritual and we are spiritual beings because God our maker is a spirit and us writing and creating is all part of the process."

Larry Miller: A Blues Miracle in Albion…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 13, 2014 at 12:20pm — No Comments

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