"Jazz is an African-based music. You don't have to be African to play it but you must understand the "African" aspects of the music in order to play it the right way. What is great is that Jazz is America's only original art form."
Larry Coryell: The Jazz Vision of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 7, 2016 at 12:35pm — No Comments
"Today’s blues people seem more interested in striking a pose and keeping to the old forms more than they are in the qualities that made the earlier artists so unforgettable. My fear is that the blues will turn into a competition to see who can do the best imitation of the greats of days gone by."…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 23, 2016 at 10:59am — No Comments
"From blues and rock and roll, I learned that making every note matter brings great insight into our lives, our shared humanity and concerns. It brings Joy, rhapsody, and peace of mind to the listener. These forms of music teach us to be our better selves."
Jas Obrecht: Rockin' & Talkin'…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 2, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments
"For me I don't believe today's music will stand the test of time. I feel most of today's music is Plastic, it's lacking the heart and soul from eras past."
Joe Konas: The Rock n' Roll of Gods…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 8, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments
"Music played from the bottom of the soul touches people so intense! It brings people together, to feel as a loved part in the universe, instead of feeling separated from each other."
Matthias Kraft: Music Experiences…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on May 18, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments
"I learned from the early Pioneers of the Devil's Music, I had to be True to Myself and Others. They know when you are Faking It!"
Harold Brown: The Beat of Spirit
Harold Ray Brown was born (1946) in Long…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
"I miss the innocent enthusiastic way that early rock and roll was played. The music nowadays is all hyped up and just business like Joe Bonamassa for instance."
Rod Demick: The Blues Therapy …Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 31, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
"The Blues brings joy to many. It is a not a sad music but is a metaphor for living."
Chaz DePaolo: Enjoy The Music Journey
Chaz DePaolo is a "NY State Blues Hall-Of-Famer" that…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 12, 2015 at 10:59pm — No Comments
"Blues sunk into my heart and soul. Just as I had heard it the first time, Blues is the mirror of life, sometimes sweet, sometimes joyful at times desperate."
Herbie Goins: Soul of Joy, Heart of Music…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 18, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments
"The thing that connects all music, no matter what style or culture it comes from, is if it's played with feeling!"
Mick Hutchinson: Positive Vibration
Mick Hutchinson is a gifted…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 24, 2014 at 1:50am — No Comments
"The Blues and the African American music tree with all of its branches, has, since I was young, been my favorite musical language."
Clas Yngström: 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky
Sky High was formed in…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 20, 2014 at 7:29pm — No Comments
"It (Rock n' Roll) is no longer a culture. It is a business. There is real rock out there but mainstream audiences don’t get to hear it."
Leigh Stephens: The Melody of Falcons…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 3, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
"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…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 10, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments
"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
"They are (Rock & Roll and Reggae) both music forms that tap into our hopes and dreams and reflect our experiences…and they make you want to dance and sing!"
Kim Gottlieb-Walker: The Lenswoman…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 5, 2013 at 2:24am — No Comments
"Blues touches something real in an increasingly superficial and non-communicative world. Facebook and Twitter go for the least common denominator; Blues goes straight to the heart."
Tracy Nelson: Mother Earth's Treasure…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 25, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
"I think that it is because this music (Blues / Jazz) is generally “real, no frill”, and honest, it has no age or demographic barriers."
Mungo Jerry: King of the Groove
Mungo Jerry is a British rock group whose greatest…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 30, 2013 at 8:10pm — No Comments
"Appreciating Blues is maybe the best way I know how to connect with other cultures/ethnic groups in America."
Bruce Flett: Southern Bluebird
Bruce is a veteran musician with the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 9, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
“Many people live the blues on a daily basis. Even if you don’t have the blues, or live them yourself; you can relate to someone who does.”
Paul Bibbins: Midnight Lightning
New Orleans guitarist…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 3, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
"Education and parenting are way undervalued in our society...they influence our children and our children are our future."
Pete Sears: The Bodhisattva of Grace
In a career spanning more than four decades,…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 13, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments