All Blog Posts Tagged 'Interview' (998)

Interview with poet David Cope -- Allen Ginsberg described him as one of the leading lights of next generation

"Find your own way and remember to find peers and friends to share the burden and the ecstasy of a life in the arts--and thank those who help you. Take advice from elders like me with three grains of salt."

David Cope: Scream With Rhyme & Clarity…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 12, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Interview with veteran rhythm & blues singer D.A. Foster - one of the unsung heroes of the music business

"Quite simply it’s (Blues) not trendy. It’s true and real and most importantly, honest and timeless. I guess I mean to say that it’s timeless. If it’s good, it will stand the test of time."

D.A. Foster: The Real Thing of R&B…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 10, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Detroit guitarist Michael Garrett (of Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials) talks about his experience in the music

"It (Blues) goes a lot deeper than the ears. On a personal level, it has allowed me a huge amount of expression, and somehow kept me from being hungry very often."

Michael Garrett: The Blues Is Alright…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 9, 2015 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Interview with eclectic Texas guitar slinger, Willie J Laws - "the Real Deal" of American roots music

"The blues to me is a primal spirit of the human emotion."

Willie J Laws: The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues

Texas guitar slinger, songwriter and vocalist Willie J Laws creates music that is a…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 6, 2015 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Interview with Soul singer/songstress, Ruby Andrews - unique sound that came naturally from the love

"This type of music (Rhythm & Blues) lives in your soul. It speaks for you, and to you, there is nothing that will ever replace that feeling. It's really personal yet universal."

Ruby Andrews: The Gemstone of Soul …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 4, 2015 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Interview with virtuoso British musician Keith Airey - bluesy rock psychedelic ambience and haunting melodies

"I learned to express my feelings through the blues, and that playing music should be emotional. You have to look into your soul, notes are not enough."

Keith Airey:  I Wanna Tell You A Story…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 2, 2015 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Interview with powerhouse vocalist Jai Malano -- ready to take listeners back to the core of Rhythm & Blues

"The blues is a little bit of everything…dirty, clean, funny, melancholy, insightful; as I am I."

Jai Malano: Rhythm & Blues Charm

Powerhouse vocalist, Jai Malano, debuted as leading lady to horn…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 2, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview with The Sidney Green Street Band -- Southern Rock n' Roll with elements of R&B and Jazz

"Music like math is the international language. You don't have to speak Greek, French, Spanish, English or whatever to comprehend it. Music is part of the human experience. It crosses all borders."

The Sidney Green Street Band: Jam In The Moment…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2015 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Interview with Croatian band of Rolin Humes - a Blue tone packed with virtuosity and incredible emotion

"I have learned from blues that it is a lot easier for me to say something with music than in real life. I don’t really perceive blues as a musical style, more as a means of communication and sharing your emotions with other people."

Rolin Humes: Furious Circus Blues Act…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2015 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Interview with founder and frontman of Gingerpig, Boudewijn Bonebakker - the modern way of thinking

"Blues, John Lee Hooker and Howling Wolf in particular, awakened my inner, my core as a musical human being."

Boudewijn Bonebakker: Keep On Truckin'

The title of the new Gingerpig album,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 28, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Interview with British guitarist/writer Julian Piper -- finding the angels in the blues pilgrimages of swamp

"The blues was music of several particular musical eras, and to try and pretend that it shouldn’t change would be foolish."

Julian Piper: Holding The Mojo

British bluesman Julian Piper has played on…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 27, 2015 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Interview with Dale Hodgkinson & Marc Eden of British trash blues n' roll band of The Peckham Cowboys

"Rock n’ roll and the blues, well it’s like a loyal, exclusive club, it will always be with us, as long as there guitars, drums, sax, piano, whatever, kicking around…"

The Peckham Cowboys: The Ancient Howl of Rock n' Roll…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 24, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments

Interview with poet Pamela Twining - an active member of the experimental beat poetry of Woodstock, NY

"The joining of music and poetry influences the way information is received and perceived. A good musical riff will call the words up; an electric poetic phrase is music to the heart."

Pamela Twining: Dancer Of Rhymes…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 21, 2015 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Interview with harmonica player Hard Luck Hopson - The blues allows me to release the pain in my soul

"Blues is part of mankind’s everyday struggle, a part of life, like breathing."

Hard Luck Hopson: Breathin' Blues

Hard Luck Hopson was born May 25, 1960 in Reckless Disregard, Mississippi. He…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 20, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Marvelous R&B singer Herbie Goins talks about Alexis Korner, 60s blues boom and his paths in music circuits

"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…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 18, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Slide guitarist Cindy Cashdollar talks about Peter Rowan, Butterfield, Willie Nelson, Rick Danko & resonator

"The blues can be bittersweet; a mix of sadness, longing, and happy memories too, all at the same time."

Cindy Cashdollar: Slide On The Roots

Austin-based Dobro and steel…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 16, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Interview with musician, author, and painter Ilana Katz Katz -- casts a wide net of creative endeavors

"The blues is about giving voice to emotions through music and connecting with others."

Ilana Katz Katz: The Blues Of Underground

Musician, Author, and painter Ilana Katz Katz casts a…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 16, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

New England poet/editor Jake St. John talks about the Beats, music, bohemian '50s era & counterculture

"Music and poetry can affect your senses tremendously. They can both bring back memories and vivid memories at that. They can transport you into your own thoughts where your senses come alive and further open your mind."

Jake St. John: Roads…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 5, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

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