All Blog Posts Tagged 'Mississippi' (27)

Q&A with electrifying singer Val McKnight - a mixture of Gospel, Soul and Blues with a raw back in the day Mississippi flavor

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 1, 2017 at 1:00pm — 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

Q&A with multi-talented bluesman Mr. Sipp "The Mississippi Blues Child" will be the next “King of the Blues”

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 6, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with North Mississippi blues musician Trenton Ayers - deep knowledge of the deep blues

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 9, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Interview with harmonicist/bandleader Pierre Lacocque of Mississippi Heat -- traditional blues with unique sound

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 1, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Q&A with Philip Ratcliffe, an aficionado of the sounds of the Deep South talks about Mississippi John Hurt

"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."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 14, 2016 at 10:48am — No Comments

Q&A with Southern Blues/Soul musician Ra’Shad The Blues Kid - keepin' the blues tradition alive as genuine

"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 &…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on June 18, 2016 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Mississippi's best-kept secret Stevie J Blues talks about the passion, unity and the future of the blues world

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 21, 2016 at 12:49am — No Comments

Q&A with Mississippi Bigfoot - wild ride through the Delta with a modern flavor and lot's of Heavy Blues

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 23, 2015 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Underground Memphis musician John Holiday talks about Albert Collins, Jeff Healey, BB and local scene

"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

The…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 2, 2015 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Q&A with guitarist/singer Brent Barker of Mississippi Fever - combines a unique Blues and Rock blend

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 26, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Mississippi native musician Kern Pratt - brings the Blues alive with deep-rooted Delta sound

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on July 16, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Interview with bluesman Dexter Allen - one of the best 21st century blues performers from Mississippi

"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,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 29, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bluesman and music promoter Jeff Todd talks about Bo Diddley, Joey Gilmore, Sheba and Willie Green

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 16, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Interview with Roots musician Brian "Voo" Davis - a gifted artist who creating emotions with lyrics and notes

"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

Born…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 14, 2014 at 12:32am — No Comments

Q&A with bluesman Eddie Cotton - an artist who demonstrates deep respect and appreciation for his craft

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 5, 2014 at 1:17am — No Comments

Interview with British "Mississippi" MacDonald - soulful, genuine, original blues from the delta of Thames

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on April 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Interview with duet Lisa Cobb & Tommy Warren of Burlap Rebellion - keeping the Mississippi music alive

"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 …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 22, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Mississippi Marshall Hopper, a bluesman who's music is a collection of life experiences

"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…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on February 19, 2014 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Interview with Dr. Jim Brewer of Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame - The Birthplace of America’s Music

"Mississippi is the birthplace of America's music. That music is known the world over."

Dr. Jim Brewer:

Greetings from Mississippi…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 28, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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