June 2013 Blog Posts (32)

An Interview with Italians Veronica & The Red Wine Serenaders: A music journey to the south of past

"As Willie Dixon used to say: 'The blues is the roots; everything else is the fruits.' Nothing can grow on a plant if it has no roots ... that's why the Blues will always be with us!"

Veronica & The Red Wine Serenaders…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 13, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Illustrator & comic writer/artist Timothy Truman talks about his art, Grateful Dead, Santana and Blues

"Music often influences the mood or "feel" of the piece that I'm drawing."

Timothy Truman: The soundtrack of Image

Timothy Truman is an American writer, artist and musician.…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 12, 2013 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Bandleader/bassist Charlie Wooton talks about his projects, Cyril Neville, New Orleans music and culture

"Blues has always existed, we wouldn't be talking about it had it not."

Charlie Wooton: Royal Southern Groove

Bassist for Royal Southern Brotherhood, Bonerama and bandleader/bassist…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 12, 2013 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Interview with Austin Lee Young, a new blues artist who feels, observe and respect the legacy of blues

"The blues is an art form where everybody is there and cares for one another. Through, the blues we all are healing through being able to express our varying emotions."

Austin Young: Looking For A Better New Blues World…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 11, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Television producer/director Merle Becker talks about the music and the American Rock Poster Art

"I hope rockers keep fighting the good fight, and that they don't let the corporations, conservatives, or other forms of repression ruin the planet (shakes fist in the air)."

Merle Becker: Keep an open mind …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Multitalented artist CoCo Carmel Whitlock talks about the Blues, Nina Simone, Bobby Whitlock, and India

"Because it is truly from the Soul...that invisible place where all the great ideas come...art, music, books. All the great lasting anything comes from that invisible place."

CoCo Carmel Whitlock: Peace and Love…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 9, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with fabulous Sal Valentino of Beau Brummels and Stoneground: I love the life I'm living

"When I hear Louis Armstrong sing "What a wonderful world" I can share that thought with those I love."

Sal Valentino: Peace, Love, Unity & Respect

Sal Valentino (born Salvatore Willard…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 8, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Poet John Yamrus talks about the Jazz & Blues, Poetry, Miles Davis, Jack Kerouac, and Bukowski

"The music of Miles Davis has taught me a LOT about poetry. Listening to Miles Davis has taught me to respect the intelligence of my audience. It’s taught me to respect the silence."

John Yamrus: Say what you got to say, and get out of the way…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Multifaceted artist Richard Barone talks about the Beats, Greenwich Village, David Amram & Greek Gods

"Both the Blues (in music) and the Beats (in words) did the same: expressions in words and music of the human condition in all its glory."

Richard Barone: The spirit of New York

Richard Barone is an acclaimed…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 6, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Blues duet of Matt Baxter & Jake Sampson, evoke the spirits, power and memories of pre-WWII bluesmen

"The blues is timeless music because it tells the story of everyday struggles that are as true today as they were in the past."

Matt Baxter & Jake Sampson:

Haunted Blues, Back to Roots…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 5, 2013 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Italian blues master Stefano Zabeo talks about Alexis Korner, James Cotton, his project, and local scene

"The blues is a music alive, and you can’t set its limits if you don’t wanna kill it. Of course you won’t find the blues nowadays in the same form and shape as it’s been in the past. But that means that the blues is still alive as I said."

Stefano Zabeo: Deep Groove…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 3, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Interview with Dr. Maya Angelou, a muse who captivates audiences through the sheer beauty of her words

"My hope is that we develop enough courage to develop courage. To try to have, try to learn to treat each other fairly, with generosity and kindness. That’s my hope."

Dr. Maya Angelou: A Muse In Our Midst…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 1, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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