April 2015 Blog Posts (22)

Interview with Argentinian guitarist Leo Barrasso (Tabbaco) -- raw blues rock with references from the 70s

"I think the blues was fused with various styles already taken in many places of the world characteristic of each place, thus creating unique styles, but the essence of its roots never lose and always will be a legacy."

Leo Barrasso: Blues de La Plata…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 29, 2015 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Interview with acoustic duo, Shari Kane & Dave Steele - four handed party with street swing and stomp blues

"The blues is such authentic music. It’s a genre where overblown doesn’t necessarily work. There’s a beauty in how real and genuine great blues is." 

Shari Kane & Dave Steele: Blues Is Love…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 29, 2015 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Interview with young Swedish guitarist Moltas Ahs -- blues helped to make him see music as a language

"The Blues was a sound that attracted me naturally. Never in my life have I felt music so strong and powerful."

Moltas Åhs: When The Blues Talking

Moltas Ahs is an exciting young player from Sweden, who…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 28, 2015 at 11:36am — No Comments

Interview with legendary Croatian singer Zdenka Kovacicek - learned, heard, sings and lives the Blues & Jazz

"If I could change!?!? But it is not possible because show-business was always fool of passion, greed, lying, and hypocrisy…in my country specially!! I would appreciate only PASSION!!"

Zdenka Kovačiček: The Soul Of Balkan …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 25, 2015 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Drummer Michael Stuart-Ware (The Sons Of Adam & Love) talks about the Rock n’ Roll and Acid Culture

"The rock and roll world is full of distractions. What I learned was to just focus on the music and forget the other crap. It’s all about the music."

Michael Stuart-Ware: Rock n' Roll Carousel…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 22, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Indian blues/rock guitarist Yuktarth Nagar - exposed to western music at a fairly young age

"It’s pretty hard to quantify in words. Blues, for me, is naked emotion. It’s beauty lies in it’s simplicity. There’s nothing plastic or contrived about blues."

Yuktarth Nagar: The Blues of Ganges…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 22, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Interview with Alabama guitarist Matt Harvey - from rowdy rock and spacey sound to hot blues and free jams

"The Blues, to me, means singing about real emotions, pain, winning and losing, and really feeling every note of the music coming out of you."

Matt Harvey: Southern Blue-Eyed Soul

The Matt Harvey Band is…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 21, 2015 at 1:48am — No Comments

Luminary guitarist Randy Resnick talks about "Sugarcane" Harris, Jazz, Blues, Mayall and Freddie King

"I think there will always be great music out there. I don't think great art will be the most visible or the most hearable, but with the Internet, discovery is so much easier. You can find new music in any genre anytime day or night."

Randy Resnick: Rare…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 16, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Italian Johnnie Selfish -- a radical journey to the very roots of American music, rock & blues

"I think the only thing one can learn from the blues is how to transform it into something good."

Johnnie Selfish & The Worried Men: Old-time Music, with Fresh Air

Johnnie Selfish & the Worried…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 15, 2015 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Interview with Indian versatile guitarist Warren Mendonsa - from the blues sources to psychedelic rock creeps

"The best blues artists always have a raw honesty in their music, so I learned to open myself up to a listener and pretty much play what I was feeling."

Warren Mendonsa: The Universe Has The Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 13, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Interview with influential Stick player, Bob Culbertson - one of the most influential touch soloists today

"I learned how much I enjoy expression through music. The blues is a great way to put expression and feeling into sound."

Bob Culbertson: The Stick of Creation

With well over 100,000 albums sold and…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 11, 2015 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Q&A with veteran musician/producer Jim Rooney -- a pioneer in the genre that would come as "Americana"

"I think that in the modern urban digital world that we need more than ever to remember our human qualities. We need to laugh. We need to cry. We need direct contact with each other."

Jim Rooney: A Musical Odyssey in Roots…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 10, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Interview with German singer/saxophonist Tommy Schneller -- funky grooves mix with soul and R&B tunes

"The Blues to me is the best way to express my feeling about things in life like Love, Anger, Happiness etc."

Tommy Schneller: Cream of the Crop

The singer and sax player Tommy Schneller and…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 9, 2015 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Q&A with the outlaw legend Chris Gantry -- the vessel where channeled the spirit of American roots culture

"Music and poetry are one and the same except one is spoken and one is sung."

Chris Gantry: Gypsy Dreamer Tales

Chris Gantry (Christopher Cedzich) was born December 29th, 1942 in Queens, New…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Nepalese guitarist Ashesh Dangol - a premier unique blend of rock, blues & Eastern rhythms

"Every time I play the blues, I find myself. It’s the easiest way of creating and sharing my emotions, thoughts and everything else that describes me. It’s my mirror."

Ashesh Dangol: Samadhi Blues

Ashesh…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 8, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Legendary drummer Harold Brown talks about WAR, Hendrix, New Orleans, Turbulent 1960's & Devil's music

"I learned from the early Pioneers of the Devil's Music, I had to be True to Myself and Others. They know when you are Faking It!"

Harold Brown: The Beat of Spirit

Harold Ray Brown was born (1946) in Long…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Storyteller bluesman Rambling Steve Gardner talks about the Blues, Mississippi heroes & Japanese scene

"The blues is a musical mirror reflecting our lives back at us."

Steve Gardner: Muddy Waters Roots

Mississippi Roots and Bluesman Rambling Steve Gardner, based in Tokyo, Japan, plays…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 5, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with Ghost Town Blues Band, from Memphis -- intimate knowledge of blues, rock & improvisational jams

"The blues is life. Good or bad, anyway you cut it. It's what you've been served."

Ghost Town Blues Band at the crossroads...

Beale Street’s latest success story and 2014 International Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 4, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Stained glass artist Terri Robbins talks about her art, Blues in the Schools program, and Women in Blues

"Unlike some of the negative messages found in much music today, blues music is full of love, some sorrow, and many lessons. You just have to listen!"

Terri Robbins: Stained Glass of Blues

Terri Robbins is…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 4, 2015 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Guru of roots music Jerry Zolten talks about John Jackson, Bo Diddley, R. Crumb, Pete Seeger & Janis

"The blues is about life, the human experience down into all it’s cracks and crevices, the stuff that connects us all no matter the distance of time, place, culture."

Jerry Zolten: Chimpin' the Blues …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 3, 2015 at 1:07pm — No Comments

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