March 2012 Blog Posts (64)

Harold Chapman: "The Beat Hotel...And Other Images, Made for the Future" at OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art

Retrospective exhibition of Harold Chapman's work, covering 65 years (1947 - 2012), is opening at the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art on Saturday, March 24 in Huntington Beach, California.

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An Interview with guitarist Joe Gooch of Ten Years After & Hundred Seventy Split: The Blues is non pretentious

"To me the blues is about freedom of expression and my own personal musical journey"

Joe Gooch: True musical expression

Joe Gooch is familiar to most from his work over the last seven years with rock legends Ten Years After.…

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Legendary Excello singer Marion James talks about Hendrix, Doc Blakey, Gatemouth Brown, & her new label EllerSoul

"I think blues lasts because it is pleasing to the ear and tells a true story about life."

Marion James: I sing music that you can "feel"

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Accordionist Pete Contino talks about Dick Contino, Tom Waits, Einstein, Bukowski, Tango, & the blues jazz poetry

"Keep it simple. Learn the basic language of music (or anything) and then find the most natural way to express yourself."

Pete Contino: Mix Music Gumbo

Contino's mixture of…

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An Interview with drummer Kofi Baker, son of legendary Ginger Baker: The Cream is my ideal band

"Drums mean everything to me as they allow me and music allows me to express myself."
Kofi Baker: Drums Experience
As the son of legendary drumming icon Ginger Baker, Kofi Baker has a name that’s…
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An Interview with A.J. Croce: Life is always interesting. It’s not always easy or fun but it’s interesting.

"My father gave me one pice of advice that would serve everyone well, “Don’t be an asshole”. It’s a good mantra."

A.J. Croce: Seedling organic music…

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Brit harpman Will Wilde talks about Little Walker, Musselwhite, Mike Vernon, animal rights & bodybuilding

"I have always suffered on and off with depression, and blues is a way for me to channel my feelings and emotions."

Will Wilde: Soul-building Blues…

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Israeli bluesman Eli Marcus talks about Champagne Charlie, Blues for Peace, & the philosophy of Blues

"The Blues has always been my friend when I feel lonely, and I think it keeps me sane when people around me are just too crazy..."

Eli "Dr. Blues" Marcus: Blues as Zen

Eli Marcus is a…

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An Interview with brilliant singer/songwriter Beverly McClellan: Blues is the heartbeat of life

"Live Life you only get one!!!"

Beverly McClellan: Heart & Soul

Rock ‘n’ roll is built on a foundation of great vocalists, and…

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R.I.P Red Holloway, Big Walter Price & Eddie King

Sadly we have had so many from our blues community leave us

R.I.P Red Holloway, Big Walter Price & Eddie King …

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Fabulous D.C guitarist Tom Principato talks about Danny Gatton, Chuck Leavell, Powerhouse, & Telecaster

"Blues music has changed over the years - it has to. Blues needs to stay current with the times."

Tom Principato: Bluescaster D.C

Tom Principato has spent the last 40+ years as a guitarist and singer based in his hometown of…

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An Interview with Tennessean blues singer/songwriter Terry Garland: Express my feelings with the blues

"Blues is constant and ageless and always being recycled. I wish new artists would be and get deeper."

Terry Garland: Original Blues Heartbeat

When Terry Garland sings the blues the listener is…

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An Interview with Barnes "Sinnerboy" Barnes: Keeping the music and memory of Rory Gallagher's alive

"Rory wrote songs about the loneliness one can experience on the road"

Barry "Sinnerboy" Barnes: On the road with Rory

Barry first saw Rory perform in 1969 with Taste, he…

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New Yorker Arthur Neilson talks about Shemekia, Otis Rush, Cyndi Lauper, Albert King, & NY blues clubs

"You can always relate to emotion, if you can't, then you got a hole in your soul."

Arthur Neilson: Melodic Emotions…

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An Interview with versatile Arnie Goodman: The energy of the music is what comes out of my lenses

"Great photos are music to the eyes, you can see every note."

Arnie Goodman: Lightning blues storm…

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Texas blues/rock singer Nina Van Horn talks about Dan Aykroyd, Bette Midler, Odetta, her book, & blueswomen

"The heart keeps the failures, the soul inspires you and the brain tells you to sing it!"

Nina Van Horn: Hell of a Woman

Nina started as a dancer, even sung Opera and…

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Rockabilly/ hillbilly Bloodshot Bill talks about Johnny Cash, Link Wray, Lady Govida, girls & free booze

Bloodshot Bill: Rock n Roll can never die

Bloodshot Bill plays Wild Greasy Rock'n'Roll & Hillbilly music...usually by himself. He is from…

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An Interview with guitarist/singer/songwriter Marcus Bonfanti: Happiness is doing what you love all the time

"You can take the emotion and feeling required to play the blues and apply it to anything you do."

Marcus Bonfanti: The new Blues has come

From the first note of Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog”…

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An Interview with Blues/Roots/Americana artist Natasha James: Blues is more than just a style of music

“Life with intent, write what you know, say what you mean, and don’t look back.”

Natasha James: My Country Has The Blues

NATASHA JAMES is known for taking Roots music styles, turning them on…

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Legendary Dick Wooley talks about Allmans, Capricorn, Clapton, King Mojo, Southern Rock, & Jimmy Carter

"My wish for music is for it to become relevant again, like it was back in the 60’s and 70’s"

Dick Wooley: Southern Rock keep the Mojo

After launching indie label hits in…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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