"I would hope that my music would make a lonely person feel less alone. That it would help them feel seen. Music is such a shared experience, both between the musicians playing together, and between the musicians and the audience. Even when someone is listening to my music alone in a room, I would want them to feel that they are a part of that sharing."
Jennifer Porter: Sun Come And…Continue
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"My hope is that modern musicians will continue to play from their hearts and share their stories about life with their listeners. It is our job to keep this great music alive!"
Donna Herula: The Fresh Blues Blossom
Donna Herula is a Chicago-born singer and acoustic blues slide guitarist that has a passion for playing traditional Delta and country…Continue
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"Music allows us to feel human, love, tread lightly and taste a little wisdom to appreciate the sanctity of all life. Music can turn us towards compassion."
Matt Turk: New York Roots Troubadour
Matt Turk is a musician, recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, veteran performer, troubadour, bandleader, eternal idealist, peace loving…Continue
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"Music is such a universal form of expression. People have used music to express heavy emotion for ages. Think about the war cries of ancient tribes to create a sense of being connected with one another so they could operate as one. Music can unite us. In church people sing together to worship as one. Human beings need to feel connected to one another. When people come together in song it is powerful."…Continue
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"The blues is about conflict, often times conflict that ultimately goes unresolved. I love the idea of seeing trouble as fuel: fuel for your soul, for expression and for action. The Blues is a motivating force if you let it act on you in a good way."
Mark Cameron: Let The Good Times Roll
Minnesota based singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark…Continue
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"The Beats really had the blues…and bopped to the beat of modern jazz. They also connected to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly and Sonny & Brownie."
Bob Angell: Supernal US Classical Music
Fresh album by Bob Angell, but a main-stay in the East Coast blues scene for many years. As Angell’s longtime mentor, the fabled Hubert Sumlin said,…Continue
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"The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits. It's better keeping the roots alive, because it means better fruits from now on. The blues are the roots of all American music. As long as American music survives, so will the blues." ~ Willie Dixon
4th Thrill Blues Festival, Trilj Croatia:
The Heartbeat of the Blues in…Continue
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