All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jones' (29)

Interview with LA based guitarist Dennis Jones - a hurricane that changing the blues landscape in his path

"Blues music is my therapy. Writing songs has a way of helping me understand, and deal with, life, love, and loss."

Dennis Jones: Blues Rock Power X3

Sizzling hot guitar solos. Smooth and soulful vocals. High-energy stage performance. Backed by a rhythm section that is second to none, this IS Dennis Jones. Jones was born in Baltimore, Maryland.…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 25, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Interview with roots artist Half Deaf Clatch (aka Andrew McLatchie) has been impressing audiences all over the UK

"I think it’s just reinforced my view that we are all equal, all human and all spinning on the same giant rock, we all share the same hopes, dreams and problems after all."

Half Deaf Clatch: Blues Roots Tales

Drawing from his obsession with pre-war country blues, Half Deaf Clatch (aka Andrew McLatchie) has been impressing audiences all over the UK…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 19, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Interview with blues/jazz guitarist Alicia Marie Venchuk an incredibly gifted combination training and talent

"I associate the blues with life. I think the blues represents every facet of life out there, whether it be good, sad, or bad, or anything else. In other words, I think the blues is the soundtrack to life." 

Alicia Marie Venchuk: The Future…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 1, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with guitarit Jinx Jones, an impressive career he has visited nearly every conceivable style and genre

"The sincerity, honesty, and integrity of American Blues, Rock n’ Roll, Country, Gospel, and Jazz touches upon the human experience. In doing so, many barriers have been overcome."

Jinx Jones: Imagination Rock n' Roll …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 3, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Q&A with musician/storyteller David Holt - dedicated to preserving traditional American music and stories

"I feel the music is in good hands now. There are lots of fine young players. I just hope they can find a way to making a living playing music."

David Holt: Roots And Blossoms

Four-time Grammy Award…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on May 3, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Interview with Southern Rock n' Roll band of HOGJAW -- mighty boogie riffs with smokey whiskey vocals

"We’re all the same, the world over. We might look different, but our problems and our happy experiences make us all the same, and rock and roll music tells stories of things we all have in common all over the world."

Hogjaw: Fire On The Mountains…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on May 11, 2015 at 1:30pm — 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

Italian blues musician Pierluigi Petricca talks about his experience in Clarksdale, slide guitar and local scene

"The blues, as other kind of music, become a vehicle to declare social problems or to communicate all the nuances of the soul."

Pierluigi Petricca: The Vein Of Blues

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 15, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Chilean harp player Gonzalo Araya -- considered by many to be the best in Chile

"I think because there is a strong connection with emotional things and there is a lot of people that just love that beat and they don’t have idea why, probably is because it’s related with the heart beat in a natural way."

Gonzalo Araya: Heart…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 25, 2014 at 12:37am — No Comments

Interview with singer-songwriter Terry Jones Rogers, a multi-instrumentalist, who has long and varied career

"Let's go back to the days when you actually had to work on your skills as an instrumentalist, singer and/or songwriter naturally without using 'sampling' of people's music who did take the time to develop their talent."

Terry Jones Rogers: Folk Heart, Rock…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 14, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 9, 2013 at 12:02pm — 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

An Interview with The Bare Bones Boogie Band - The renaissance of classic British blues boom

"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 …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 2, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Bluesman, educator and scholar Fernando Jones talks about the Blues of past present and future

"In order for the Blues to be healthy, credible, vibrant, fresh and worth listening to, then, there has to be a 'minor' league of musician being groomed to assume the professional ranks."

Fernando Jones: Keep the Flame Burning…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 15, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Veteran guitarist Marvin Taylor talks about Mose Jones, Francine Reed, Blues, Southern Rock and 70s

"I believe American Blues is at the heart of all good Rock and Roll music, and I don’t think that’s very difficult to trace." 

Marvin Taylor: Simplicity & Honesty

Marvin Taylor born in Tuskegee, Alabama, is a…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 8, 2013 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Interview with Gracie Curran, a Bostonian singer who have made quite an impression on the music scene

"There is so much honesty in Blues & Soul. It’s about sharing the things that sit deep in your soul. It’s unfiltered."

Gracie Curran: Proof that the soulful sound is alive…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 2, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Texas bluesman Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones talks about Freddie King, Katie Webster and Lone Star scene

"My music philosophy is to learn as much musically to be able to convey the true feelings from my heart and to play with passion and from a place of honesty."

Andrew ‘Jr.Boy’ Jones: A True Bluesman…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 19, 2013 at 12:14am — No Comments

An Interview with harmonicist Franco Paletta, one of Portland's mainstay and a favorite Blues personality

"As long as the Blues remains the 'music of the soul', I believe that it has a healthy future. All other forms of music will continue to change, and maybe even die off. BUT THE BLUES WILL NEVER DIE!"

Franco Paletta: Catch A Blues Buzz…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 13, 2013 at 12:47am — No Comments

Interview with Portland artist Lloyd Jones, the best-kept secret on the blues / roots / Americana scene

"I think blues music continues to generate a following because of its simple direct route to life. Popular music will go out of fashion by nature. Blues will remain connected to reality."

Lloyd Jones: Funky & storytelling…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 11, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Interview with bluesman Steve Freund, a veteran musician where continues to share his love for the blues

"People still have dramatic life experiences, and there are still artists who can express these experiences through music."

Steve Freund: The Flame of Blues Heat…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 22, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

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