"In music, as in life, be careful who you trust. Not everyone is your friend. When you do find those friends that you truly trust hang on to them."
Randy Casey: Americana Blues Time
Randy Casey's new 11 all-original tracks album titled Record Time (2020). The album recorded in just 24 hours of studio time with Randy…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 31, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"Music has a huge impact on everyone’s lives. A song can ease a tear down your cheek as well as bring a smile at the same time. It can take you to a time and place long ago and far away. It can remind you of the calm you desire. Imagine a romantic movie without music to inspire the emotion ahead or a scary movie with dissonant chords that don’t resolve."
Brad Jenkins: Peace, Love &…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 31, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments
"Music in general has a transferable relationship between humans conveyin' messages, incentives, moods, sentiments etc. Therefore, is visible also in this new social-community with exactly the same implications as they were conducted within' the media. In the old days we had a transistor. Nowadays we are facin' a screen."
Tommie Bouzianis: Rock On The Astrodot …Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 30, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments
"The most important lesson I've learned is not to be married to any belief. We change; it's in our DNA to."
Steven Keene: New York Troubadour
A true songwriter’s songwriter, Steven Keene honed both his music style and songwriting craft in the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Greenwich Village, while playing many of New York's most legendary…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 23, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments
"Art and music affect people emotionally, and in evaluating socio-cultural movements and change emotion almost always trumps rationality. Truth comes from fact and policy results (rational argumentation) but also truth comes from human feelings that come out in song and art (emotional argumentation). In every day life, people act on their emotional levels most of the time, thus art and music are important to this…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 22, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments
"I have always loved Plato's warning that 'Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, so do the laws of the State' -- or something like that. Music can have a powerful influence on people and can help make or break a culture. Sometimes in big sweeping ways."
John Fusco: Travelling With The Blues
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 22, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments
"Music really crosses all the boundaries. Music is a language, that everyone can learn and when you speak the same “language”, you can share emotions."
Erja Lyytinen: Lightning Future of Blues
Born into a musical family in the town of Kuopio/Finland, Erja Lyytinen quickly emerged as an artist to watch in her native country. She recorded her…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 22, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments
"I hope that politics also remembers the good and positive things that created the history of humanity and not just thinking about business and profit! The fear may be the fact of not having a live freedom lived in all these years and that the bad "music" takes people's minds!"
Andrea Braido: Golden (Music) Touch
Andrea Braido born in Trento in…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 19, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments
"This music brings people together from all walks of life. From the poor to the rich. From all ethnicities and countries. It is a universal language. Everyone can connect on some term with this music because of the passion and feeling. No matter your color, sex, race etc....We all feel something and that is what the blues is, an expression of your feelings."
J R Clark: Windy Rollin'…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 18, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"No one is perfect and any day it can all be over so appreciating the gift."
Elektro Horse: Country Dance Music
Elektro Horse is an artist, DJ, and producer from the south side of Chicago who has created a new sound: CDM (Country Dance Music). He was one of the few to depart from such a harsh city after he gained the opportunity to perfect his…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 18, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments
"What I’d like to change is change the radio back to what it was and turning people to new music. It’s very hard for an artist such as myself to get new music heard. So that would be the biggest thing that I would want to do."
Dave Mason: The Legend Feelin' Alright!…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 18, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Blues music brings people of all kinds, together and helps one realize that we are more alike than not. I hope my music makes you want to dance, close your eyes and forget what troubles you."
Jeremiah Johnson: Southern Heaven Gate
Born and raised in St. Louis, Jeremiah Johnson is the voice of Mississippi River blues blending with the struggles…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 17, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"My feelings lean towards calling Blues a destination, a Mecca if you will, for healing, rejuvenating and discovering. After all, the roots of Blues comes to me through field hollers. It is what gets me through my work day and leads to praise the release of burden."
Steve Vasquez: A Journey With The Blues
Central Iowa Blues Society…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 15, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments
"Blues is a blank canvas for an artist. There are so many ways to express yourself through blues music."
Steve Strongman: Pushin' Boundaries
Award-winning bluesman Steve Strongman has joined forces with Canada’s Linus Entertainment in a multi-faceted deal that sees the company globally representing his music publishing catalog, the distribution of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 15, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Music that made you think, that took you on a journey, that made you look within yourself, or just inspired you to make a change."
Beano Mojohand: Born Under A Blues Sign
Beano (aka Ernie Ocampo) is one of the young talents driving blues/rock guitar. Beano has formed LA’s hottest new blues/rock band, Beano Mojohand in 2018, while competing at a…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 13, 2020 at 7:00pm — No Comments
"As for fears for the future of the blues, so long as people keep playing it, and I mean acoustic blues here because Chicago blues style music seems to be doing just fine, then there is no need to fear anything. The only fear would be that people stop playing it and it disappears."
Liam Docherty: The Red-Headed Blues Boy
Vancouver Island blues…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 9, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"I would like to see the world in a way where people would again feel like taking the time and interest in all sorts of different music and directions. To also learn to distinguish between well and poorly made music."
Peter Hesslein: Night Drive Soundtrack
In the 50th Anniversary year of Lucifer’s Friend, the band’s guitarist Peter…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 6, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments
"Be yourself. Trust the inner voice. Listen closely. Be kind."
Ben Sidran: An American Success Story
Ben Sidran has been a major force in the modern day history of jazz and rock & roll having played keyboards with or produced such artists as Steve Miller, Mose Allison, Diana Ross, Boz Scaggs, Phil Upchurch, Tony Williams, Jon Hendricks, Richie…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 5, 2020 at 1:00am — No Comments
"I think music (or any form of art really) is for people to enjoy so as long as the audience enjoy your art you’ve done your job. If you make them happy or make them think you did your part, the rest is out of your control."
Oz Noy: Let The Boogaloo Groove Roll
Constantly seeking untapped musical terrain, New York-based…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 4, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments
"Everyone in the whole planet knows that the structure of the jazz harmony is the philosophy and the use of the Modes Scales. Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian. The seven ancient Greek scales... In Greece, in our traditional folk music, we use these scales but from different perspectives. So, the spot of the connection is the same "language" but with different uses in every different genre in Greek music…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 3, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments