"The emotional expression derived from the most unique human experience in modern history slavery… from that human experience way born a unique sense of emotional expression, rhythm and timing."
Marlo Henderson: Music Sensibleness…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 3, 2013 at 9:39pm — No Comments
"It’s (Blues) about real things and people, played and sung by real people, the content matter is universal; universal not only to age but generation as well, not sugar coated or made to appeal to what is in at the moment."
Dan Bubien: Roots Blues Reggae…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 3, 2013 at 3:10pm — No Comments
"My hope is that one day the blues will be taught in schools not just during black history month but all year long."
Sheba : The Mississippi Queen of Blues
Sheba was born Martha Booker with…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 2, 2013 at 3:37pm — No Comments
"I think in the past the blues was more emotional and evocative. The purpose was to convey a feeling. Nowadays this can be lost in favour of technical ability and over-production."
Bare Bones Boogie Band: UK Rules …Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 2, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments
"Blues and jazz is a bit outside the commercial realm so it is relatively fad free and will be with us a long time, and folks keep hiring us so we will keep plugging away."
Dave Post: Swingadelic “Little Big Band”…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 1, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments
"It (Blues) endures because it resonates with many folks' suffering and their subsequent delight as music provides escape from unpleasantness."
The Claudettes: The Bunny & The Iguana …Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 1, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments