"Great art always reflects the sociopolitical happenings of its time. You can recognize the value of a culture based on the art being created."
Will Jacks: The Images of Mississippi
Will Jacks is a photographer, curator, storyteller, and educator of culture and relationships in the Mississippi Delta, the Lower Mississippi River region, and the…Continue
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"A Female in a man world is a vigorous journey although some Females have made great music and received respect from the “Man World”. Woman have always been apart of the Soul Blues Music down through the years. Although there’s more men than woman in the music business."
Val McKnight: Mississippi…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"Music has no color and I as stated previously, music is universal."
Mr. Sipp: Living Loving Bluesman
Castro Coleman, a.k.a. Mr. Sipp “Mississippi Blues Child” was born August…Continue
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"My opinion, all music are connected with physical philosophy.... through the lines of Blues... Understand most of music we listen to is basically Blues music in another form of music. Like I said my opinion..."
Trenton Ayers: Fusion Blues Journey…Continue
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"The blues is a musical language in which I feel understood, and in which I can navigate comfortably and express my innermost self."
Pierre Lacocque: Burning Chicago Blues
As band leader and…Continue
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"The thing I miss most is that so many of these wonderful people have gone and they can never be replaced. There were all these people around in the 1960s and if I’d known then what I know now I would have gone and met them; John Hurt, Elizabeth Cotton, Son House, Skip James, Etta Baker, Dock Boggs, Archie Edwards, etc."…Continue
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"Blues music is a genre of music that can genuinely bring all kinds of people together. Blues was born in the Southern states and grew beyond it. The music is continually enjoyed by people of all races and it's something that many can relate to."
Ra’Shad 'The Blues Kid': Original &…Continue
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"The impact of the blues took place from the 1920-70s to the sound will always be prevalent there has been little to no attempts to take the blues to mainstream. 'Thrill Is Gone' was the last blues song to reach mainstream to my knowledge..."
Stevie J Blues: Keepin' The…Continue
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"The blues comes from the soul and core of our emotion and to be able to express that and have a roomful of people or more actually receive that and be affected is really meaningful to me."
Mississippi Bigfoot: Swampape Blues…Continue
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"The blues only bridges the gap if someone wants to be in harmony with the human race, at the same time it is powerful enough to change even the coldest of hearts."
John Holiday: Walk The Blues Line
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"The blues teaches me that even pain can be a celebration. Through the Blues we understand Hope and Redemption. The Blues is our Story about Life."
Mississippi Fever: 300 Miles to Memphis…Continue
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"I think that Blues music bridges a racial barrier that no other genre can do, and as far as the rest of your question, I just don’t see the implications at all. i.e We’re bridging the Blues, not black, not white, just the Blues. I’m going to leave it at that."
Kern Pratt: Mississippi…Continue
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"Gospel and Blues will forever generate a core based following because of what they mean emotionally from a race of people."
Dexter Allen: The Blues Stronghold
Mixture of Blues, Soul,…Continue
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"The blues taught me that life is just what it is, its life not only in America or the South by life around the world."
Jeff Todd: No Rules Blues
Jeff Todd is a natural born bluesman and…Continue
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"My hopes for the future is that more musicians open themselves up to different styles. I hate buying an album and the entire album sounds like the first song."
Voo Davis: Free Bird Sings The Blues
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"The Blues is a music that allows you to be yourself and to me being a bluesman is one of the highest callings on God's earth."
Eddie Cotton, Jr.: Here I Come
Eddie Cotton, Jr. is an electric…Continue
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"The blues is our soundtrack. It’s not a sad music – in fact, it’s often about deep joy, celebration, and has far more meaning and depth than people realize when they hear it first off."
Mississippi MacDonald: The Thames King…Continue
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"Though the blues, I learn it's okay to feel my feelings, all people, regardless of race or background share this feelings. I feel, in some way, the blues unites the world"
Lisa Cobb & Tommy Warren: Burlap Rebellion …Continue
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"The blues music of today sometimes lacks realism for me. I fear that if more young bluesmen don’t start bring the realism back to their blues that we may see the genre morph into something that may have never existed."
Mississippi Marshall: The Delta's…Continue
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