December 2013 Blog Posts (46)

Interview with musician/writer John Dummer - one of the most exciting drummers of Brit blues boom of 60s

"The music industry has changed the same as everything else. But it's heartwarming when something comes off the street completely apart from the business."

John Dummer: La Vie Est Belle…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 30, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Interview with fabulous Lady Bianca one of the most creative and talented women in the Blues field today

"I fear those days are gone and a new sound has changed the flavor of blues."

Lady Bianca: The Queen of Bay Area

Lady Bianca is one of the most creative and talented women in the Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Greek avant-garde artist Jazza SLam, his project contains a condensed history of humanity

"I immediately felt what only the soul knows; that 12 bars are enough to make love, life and death arrange in a game of pleasure that aims in revealing the inner path to a man's soul."

Jazza SLam: The Liberation of Mind…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 29, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Interview with Dr. Jim Brewer of Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame - The Birthplace of America’s Music

"Mississippi is the birthplace of America's music. That music is known the world over."

Dr. Jim Brewer:

Greetings from Mississippi…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 28, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Interview with American saxophonist Bob Sands and Spanish singer Marina Ferrer, a soulful music team

"I’m a hopeless nostalgic and I really would love that jazz and blues was just mainstream music, like it used to be in a pretty big part of the Occidental world." 

Bob Sands & Marina Ferrer:…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 27, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Multidimensional musician Ira Ingber talks about Capt.Beefheart, Canned Heat, Dylan and Lowell George

"The blues can be an emotional doorway for self-discovery, and for expression of that which often defies conventional language."

Ira Ingber: Music Flavored Fiction(s)…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Christmas music

Well, listen to this!

https://soundcloud.com/texasoil/boogie-woogie-christmas

Added by Riku Rassi on December 26, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Interview with virtuoso of harmonica Peter Madcat Ruth, one of the most versatile musicians in the world

"The harmonica is directly connected to the breath. Of all the instruments, Harmonica is the closest to the human voice. Muddy Waters called the harmonica 'The Mother of the Band'."

Peter Madcat Ruth: American Roots Music Passion…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 25, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Interview with Hungarian rock n' roll artist Szibilla, a talented painter, poetess, musician and journalist

"Music connects the people, like stars on the sky are connected by the universe."

Szibilla: Rock n' Roll Oracles

Szibilla was born Bakó Margit Szibilla in Szeged, Hungary is a painter,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Interview with Florida virtuosity Ellie Lee an exciting rockin’ blues band with a powerful on stage performance

"Everybody gets the blues. The blues is nothing but relationships between men and women."

Ellie Lee & The Blues Fury: US Blues

Winner of numerous awards, Ellie Lee is an…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 23, 2013 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Interview with the surreal band of Opera Chaotique, a crossover cabaret with Jazz, Rock, & African beats

"You know that those kinds of music (Blues & Jazz) related with experiences of people in the States, it's not just some music, its history, it has flesh and soul, and it’s the life and veins of too many people."

Opera Chaotique: The Phantom has Humor…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Adrian Byron Burns, one of rare musicians who is dedicated to keeping music as an art

"I’ve learned a common humanity and that we all basically are looking for the same things. Blues is an expression of the desire we all have to be understood."

Adrian Byron Burns: A Blues Torch…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 21, 2013 at 11:07am — No Comments

Israeli blues guitarist Andy Watts talks about the new rising local scene and his paths on the blues roads

"Sometimes you gotta Live The Blues to Play The Blues...."

Andy Watts: The Tone of Soul

Andy Watts is an Israeli blues guitarist. Andy is member of Foreign Angels a hard working Blues-Rock band…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Orleans photographer Sidney Smith talks about Allman Bros, Paul McCartney & Brandon Niederauer

"You have to understand that in New Orleans, music is way more than just a part of life. It’s a city of music. It’s the birthplace of Jazz. We are a melting pot of different cultures and musical tastes."

Sidney Smith: The Lensman of Saints…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 21, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Interview with blues-rock band of The Muggs - Raw, gritty, ugly at times, powerful, bombastic and heavy!

"It is pure human emotion boiled down to the simplest and basic musical terms. Everybody has the blues in one way or another and the blues is the soundtrack to our lives."

The Muggs: Motor City Overdrive…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 20, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Interview with soul-rock diva Lynne Jackaman of Saint Jude - one of the most hotly-tipped Brit rock acts

"True artists do what they want to do on their own terms."

Lynne Jackaman: 

Maximum British Rock and Soul!…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 20, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Interview with Dr. William R. Ferris, one of the foremost American authors and scholars of Southern Art

"My hope for the future is that blues will continue to burn brightly as an inspiration for students, artists, and writers. My hope is that the music will continue to shape our lives and our understanding of what is beautiful and true in life."

William Ferris: A Southern…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 19, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Interview with roots multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk, a troubadour, eternal idealist and peace loving realist

"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: Roots Clearwater Revival…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 18, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Interview with the band of The 45s - The bloodline of British Rhythm and Blues from the 60s to nowadays

"The music strikes a chord in the brain whether you are 15 or 55."

The 45s: British Rhythm & Blues Βuds

The band of The 45s was put together by new boy Tom Hamilton when he arrived at Nelson Thomlinson…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Louisiana storyteller Jim Pharis - the experiences of life are evident in the blues that plays

"I think that Blues addresses issues that are common to people in general. Most everybody’s suffered heartache and loss and other themes that are common to the blues."

Jim Pharis: The Blues Tales of Life…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 17, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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