December 2013 Blog Posts (46)

Dutch guitarist / producer Peter Struijk talks about Tail Dragger, local scene, slide guitar and Miley Cyrus

"Like all roots music blues is timeless! It’s not that kid stuff where the video clip is more important than the music itself." 

Peter Struijk: Blueshine in Dutch

Peter Struijk was born on March 28th in…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 17, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Interview with the phenomenon Brandon Niederauer - A true bandleader with exceptional musical instincts

"The blues will always have a following because the blues is the root of all popular music. There is something for everyone in it because it has emotion." 

Brandon Niederauer: The Prince

Brandon Niederauer…

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Interview with Latino bluesman Felix Reyes, a rare artist where inspiring the next generation of musicians

"The message of the Blues is unity and love and sharing. Music IS the universal language and can bring all kinds of people from different backgrounds together. We need to pay attention to that."

Felix Reyes: El Gato del Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Interview with adorable Leland Sklar with over 2,500 albums under his belt, Bruce "Lee" is a legend

"I look at the world every day and think how nuts it all is. That makes me laugh, for if not I would cry! Seeing my friends and making music makes me smile."

Leland Sklar: THE Bass MAN

His…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 14, 2013 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Conversation with British blues guitarist Mick Abrahams of Blodwyn Pig: The blues will always be with us

"The USA gave us the blues etc and we processed it and gave it back to them."

Mick Abrahams: The Blues Is Everything

Michael Timothy 'Mick' Abrahams was the…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 13, 2013 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene - Interview with guitarist Bill Markos of The Tubescreamers band

"The Blues is the best way to express myself. To talk to someone through music about my bad times, good times, about everything. About the real picture of life. Everyone has the blues inside them. They just have to discover it."

The Tubescreamers: Greek Blues…

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Chicago native Benny Jenkins talks about the bloodline of blues and the common ground of cars & music

"The blues can tenderly touch your heart and soul and also lift your spirits high and make you feel carefree."

Benny Jenkins: The Bloodline of Blues

Chicago native Benny grew up on the southside of…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 12, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Interview with German blues artist Michael Van Merwyk, combines his talents to create a singular style

“Be yourself, play what you feel and make the ladies dance!” that´s what Jimmy Rogers told me years ago.

Michael van Merwyk: Euro Blues

Life according to plan is not available for purchase. Who has not…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 11, 2013 at 11:46pm — No Comments

New Jersey bassman Pete Bremy talks about Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Psychedelic era, and Rock circuits

"I miss the mistakes! All the old great Rock albums have tons of mistakes on them. They were human! Now, every note is fixed, tuned, and quantized with Pro Tools or whatever."

Pete Bremy: Integrate the Groove…

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

Interview with Chealsea Dawn owner & manager of Buddy Miles Literary Trust and Waterdragon Agency

"Buddy Loved the Blues,  an outlet that allowed him to delve into the deepest of pain and when he sang you feel it too."

Chealsea Dawn: Buddy Miles Experiences

Chealsea Dawn was born in Texas. She’s owner…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 10, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Tubescreamers Band . (Τhe Reply). Καινούριο ALBUM

Κυκλοφόρησε σήμερα το καινούριο μας cd, The Reply.

Πρός το παρών είναι διαθέσιμο μόνο για download.

Σύντομα και σε κανονικό cd για όσους θέλουν να το αγοράσουν.

http://www.cdbaby.com/AlbumDetails.aspx?AlbumID=thetubescreamersband…

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Interview with Israeli bluesman Lazer Lloyd, music and songs through the deep spirituality and soulfulness

"The blues to me means the struggle to find out what life is really about and struggling for survival in this world physically and emotionally and all the challenges that come with that."

Lazer Lloyd: Jammin with King David…

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Interview with West Coast musician Jim Gustin - crosses with truth the blues to country and rock n' roll

"Music has the amazing power to unite people. Why not use that power to accomplish something good?" 

Jim Gustin: The Truth of Blues

Jim Gustin is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and performer from Santa…

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Clarksdale's native bluesman Earnest "Guitar" Roy talks about the truths of blues life

"A Bluesmen is born is not a mechanical thing. I will not give out names of a particular artist but, I will say that their will always be a true Bluesmen, it means I lived the life I sing about."

Earnest "Guitar" Roy: Ground Zero Blues…

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Interview with Hungarian blues trio of Mojo Workings - A refreshing viewing in the old good days of Blues

"It's the feelings what people always find in blues time after time. It's so colorful that it's inexhaustible; there is always a novelty in it."

Mojo Workings: The Art of Blues

Mojo Workings…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 7, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with New England storyteller Geoff Bartley, a respected folk and blues multistumentalist

"The blues means life. It is a way to communicate detail and immediacy about The Human Condition on non-verbal levels. It is a way of understanding another person’s experience."

Geoff Bartley: The Theory of Bluesy…

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Interview with cultured traveler Rusty Zinn, the blessing of love, peace, respect and unity of music - IRIE !

"They're both (Blues & Reggae) fighting for freedom, equality and justice, for peace, love and togetherness."

Rusty Zinn: One Love, World and Music…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 6, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Glasgow blues luminary Alan Nimmo of King King, one of the Best UK Blues Band todays

"I think that Blues music is all about passion and the stories that are told in Blues songs usually are about the writers own experiences in life."

Alan Nimmo: The King of Highlands 

King…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 5, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Andalusian one-man band Felix Slim talks about his travel on the blues roots paths and Greek rebetiko

"I think that the lines are the same feelings between the people who developed these styles, misery, poverty, prosecution and hard times; it’s a similar social and historical context."

Felix Slim: El Greco del Blues…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Aaron Moore, the last Mississippi born blues piano player in Chicago, has passed away

"I wasn’t allowed to play the blues when my mother was teaching. She just didn’t like the sound of the blues. It just didn’t compare with church music"

R.I.P. Aaron Moore…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 4, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

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