All Blog Posts Tagged 'Limnios' (1,000)

Q&A with Dutch comic artist Evert Geradts - one of the main representatives of underground comix movement of the '70s

"Music and comics can help realize changes that are floating in the air, as they reach a big public. Nowadays these changes will start more on the internet, which is much faster than other media. But music, books or comics can produce reference points. They last longer than a Facebook discussion."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 17, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with guitarist Chris “Kid” Andersen - a blues fan since childhood, one of the best blues guitarist todays

"Blues is a musical language. It’s one that I fell in love with as a young man, and it has defined my life ever since then. Almost every human being in my life is there because of the path my love for blues music led me down."

Kid Andersen: Scandinavian Blues Cat…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 16, 2017 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Q&A with producer/composer Alan Lorber - leading arranger in the early '60s, having made over 2,000 recordings

"I believe all genre in one way or another reflect the social and political mood of the time. I’d say less with Jazz which evolved and changed not because of the time but because of the players who expanded the creative envelope. Blues is always the soul of the people. But rock ‘n roll had the greatest impact on the socio-politico-cultural."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 16, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary bassist Jerry Jemmott, one of the pre-eminent session musicians of the late '60s & '70s

Two time Grammy Award-wining bassist was one of the pre-eminent session bassists of the late 1960s and early 1970s, working with an impressive cross section of the era's finest soul, jazz and blues artists.

Jerry Jemmott: The Groovemaster…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 15, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

Q&A with singer/songwriter Willa Vincitore - blues, soul, and rock, there’s one thing that ties it all together-that voice.

"Really good blues artists write and perform from the heart. They tell stories about the human condition, often presenting complex and deep issues with startling simplicity."

Willa Vincitore: Better Days of Music…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 12, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary Dutch guitarist Jan Akkerman (Focus), did almost anything a musician could possibly do

"Blues has always been the most important ingredient for me, specially the passion and the drive to create something out of nothing. It’s this thing which you can’t calculate but when it falls into place and works for everyone then these are the moments ...freedom."

Jan Akkerman: The Wizard of…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 10, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with bluesman Lightnin’ Willie, an irresistible blend of tradition and spontaneous creativity, with deliciously groove

"If you look at the world and see where music has taken us, surely you will see that changed in the fifties with the likes of Bill Haley, Elvis, and Carl Perkins. Color barriers were slowly being broken down."

Lightnin’ Willie: The Blues of Iris…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 9, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with composer/guitarist Anthony Phillips (Genesis), a prolific writer of music for film/TV as well as a recording artist.

Interview with British composer/guitarist Anthony Phillips (Genesis) - a prolific writer of music for film/TV as well as a recording artist. Anthony Phillips gained prominence as the founder member and lead guitarist in the English rock band Genesis, which formed in 1967. After Phillips recorded From Genesis to Revelation and Trespass with the band, he left in July 1970 and learned to play more instruments before he…

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Q&A with Greek drummer-composer George Trantalidis - one of the major figures of the European jazz scene

George Trantalidis is the living history of the Greek jazz: one of the major figures of the European jazz scene.

George Trantalidis: Global Jazz

George Trantalidis is the living history of…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 6, 2017 at 4:30pm — 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 Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 3, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interview with veteran pianist Jimmy Smith - the Hammond organ rose up and it was love at first listen

"Music has always influenced the world. Blues certainly has."

Jimmy Smith: A Life of Music

Jimmy Smith is a veteran keyboard player based in San Francisco Bay area. Shortly after…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 1, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Steve Nails of Dockside Studio, a recording compound that is just as unique as the surrounding culture

"There is no race, religion or socio-cultural implications at Dockside Studio only communication thru music."

Steve Nails: Dockside's Music Legacy

Dockside Studio is a recording compound…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 30, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Interview with legendary John Arvites, a master ventriloquist, puppet maker, and historian of ventriloquism

"The art can also deepen your sense of empathy and compassion, as you put yourself in another's shoes and allow yourself to see the world and life from different perspectives."

John Arvites: Doctor Vent & His Friends…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 28, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Q&A with singer/performer Tolis Fasois - Rock n' Soul music always reflected a passion for his life and paths

"Rock music was an integral part of the counterculture movement of the 60's all over the world. It is true too that it expressed the aims and ambitions of many young people all over the world who saw the growing pains of the capitalist lifestyle."

Tolis Fasois: Happy To Be…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 25, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with bassist Joseph Veloz, delivers his signature bottom end grooves that you will feel from head to toes

"I have learned to Love what I do and to be proud of what I have accomplished. The Blues for me is an art form that allows myself and so many musicians to express our feelings and our emotions with our music."

Joseph Veloz: Feel The Fusion Music…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 25, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene: Q&A with Aces and the Dame (George Stefanakis & Evina Biniari) - Let the Good Times Roll

"Even since the beatniks’ era (or earlier?) music plays a very significant role in youth culture. Most young people’s sub-cultures are characterized by their preference to one or the other music genre. And very much of the music that’s been popular since the mid-war owes a lot to the blues, directly or not."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 24, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene: Q&A with Eliana Nikolopoulou - One Woman Blues Band and member of Blues Vibes

"Βlues music was like a means to an end for them. In my opinion I think that our living conditions have an impact in music. If there was no slavery, we wouldn’t have the blues. If rempetiko wasn't illegal back in days, baglamas (a local traditional instrument which is small and fits in your jacket) wouldn't be invented."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 18, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary Big Joe Fitz, one of the leading personalities on the vibrant music scene in New York

"There is no doubt that blues and jazz and dance and other African American art forms have opened the doors of understanding to the richness and the depth of black culture thereby creating understanding and acceptance."

Big Joe Fitz: Swinging Roots…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Blues-Rock harmonicist Jason Ricci talks about Kimbrough, RL Burnside, Johnny Winter, and Charlie Parker

"The blues is about honesty, integrity, sincerity, loss and redemption from our human errors. Being "cool" is not what the blues is about to me. Being real is."

Jason Ricci: A Cool Blues Human Being…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 5, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

British writer Richard Wall talks about his book Fat Man Blues and the trip to Deep South in Clarksdale, MS

"I hope that people keep listening to the old blues, and that new people will come along and get to know it and get the same pleasure that I get from it."

Richard Wall: Real Hobo Bluestales

Richard Wall…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 1, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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