February 2014 Blog Posts (45)

Interview with talented musician Taylor Scott, the truth and passion are important components in his music

"Blues can make you feel happy, sad, angry, and sexual. It can make you feel like dancing and feel like crying at the same time. It covers a very broad range of human emotions and people can connect to that."

Taylor Scott: Far Away From Cliché …

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Interview with blues veteran singer Dave "Elmo" Bailey - the epitome of the well-traveled bluesman

"Chicago is the Mecca for the Blues...Texas is a different animal all together....great music scene. New York is more Jazz...all though there is a small scene...."

Dave "Elmo" Bailey: The Citizen of Blues…

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Interview with Canadian Terry Gillespie - deconstructing the complexities of jazz, blues and African music

"My hope is that live music will survive and flourish. My fear is the world will get more and more noisy and impersonal."

Terry Gillespie: Bluesoul Language

In the mid 1960’s, Michigan was a very…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 13, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Viking hillbilly musician poet Michael Dean Odinn Pollock talks about the words and the sound of words

"Music and poetry walk hand in hand."

Michael Dean Odinn Pollock: Life Is A Learning Process 

Composer, writer, poet, producer, performer and multi-artist Michael Dean Odinn Pollock has…

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Interview with versatile one-man band Dave Harris, a veteran buskin' musician who live with the blues

"The blues is based on emotions, sad but also happy. The release of emotions gives me a sense of catharsis and makes me feel better (and hopefully the audience too)."

Dave Harris: On The Road Again

Dave Harris…

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Dutch blues icon Nicko Christiansen of Livin' Blues talks about the paths of music, life and art

"Money is making robot people, very bad for the whole planet and life on it. The system is wrong but to find out it is too late. Times will change, there is no other way."

Nicko Christiansen: The Way of Livin'…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview with roots & blues band of Champagne Charlie from the Dutch - focus to sound of 20’s to 50’s

"Blues is an universal language. It is music you can put in a lot of your own personality and emotions. People understand the feeling immediately."

Champagne Charlie: Time Machine

Champagne…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 11, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

Interview with Native Americans son and father, Paul & Richard Steward - Twice As Good play the Blues

"All people of the world have a "Blues" music. That rootsy, earthy sound that their people do. In Vietnam, they play a single string instrument called the Dan Bau, that has a Blue crying/singing sound when played."

Twice As Good: Red Blood, Blues Roots…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 9, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Dutch musician Jasper Mortier talks about the new project of Tangled Eye and his blues experiences

"I really like about playing blues the way I do is however: every gig is like a new adventure." 

Jasper Mortier: Flying Dutchman

Jasper Mortier is a professional freelance…

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Interview with Blues Foundation charter member Jesse A. Finkelstein of Blues Radio International

"Despite the dramatic political, religious and cultural differences between people around the world, somehow Blues is a common language that transcends what divides us."

Jesse A. Finkelstein: Blues Is In The Air…

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Roots Blues artist Jesse Cahn talks about the reminiscence, honesty and human condition of the Blues

"I think that Blues speaks to the human condition in a way that few other forms of music do. I think that Traditional Country and Flamenco perhaps share this a bit."

Jesse Cahn: Ameri-Cahn-a Roots Legacy…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 7, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Little Rock, Arkansas native Robert Hill - An award winning songwriter and slide guitarist

"The blues is raw, honest emotion. It can come from, not only a very dark place, but a very joyful one, as well."

Robert Hill: An Εxperienced Bluesician

Robert Hill was born…

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Interview with British blues rock singer/guitarist Will Johns - A fiery blend with blistering authentic roots

"Blues is a feeling, not just despair, but great joy and everything in between. But it’s a powerful feeling that makes you wanna cry out or shout."

Will Johns: Play with Zen Feeling

Will Johns was born…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 6, 2014 at 4:39pm — No Comments

An Interview with legendary guitarist David T. Walker known for his distinct and beautiful "Tone & Touch"

"My hopes are being realized by many of talented young artists that I am aware of. Their futures are bright and so is the future of music."

David T. Walker: The Touch of Tone

David T. Walker is a…

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Talking with Spanish one-man band Jose Ignacio Mena (aka Hot Nasho) about the Blues and many other

"The blues make it to think about many things. You can learn about how face on the different problems in the life...and you can express through them."

Hot Nasho: Auténtico Y Mediterráneo…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 5, 2014 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Interview with Deadhead musician Mark Karan - where the soul mixes psychedelicized sounds of Americana

"Have faith in yourself and your music. Do what YOU do and don’t give up."

Mark Karan: Walk Through The Fire

Mark Karan is best known for performing with the extended…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Memphis legend Papa Don McMinn talks about the Beale Str, Albert King, Rufus Thomas and Bobby Bland

"I hope the young Blues players and singers will respect where the blues came from and keep it alive in their soul."

Papa Don McMinn: Memphis Legacy

Papa Don McMinn is a Memphis music legend. He…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 3, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?

Snow was snowing, wind was blowing
When the world said, goodbye Buddy
Still I know that up in heaven
Is where we'll hear him sing again...

Added by Riku Rassi on February 3, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

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