All Blog Posts Tagged 'NewYork' (8)

Interview with singer/songwriter Mary Ann Casale - strong influence from her roots in the NYC folk scene

"I think that people want to hear of true life experiences that they can relate to at any age. So not only the lyrics, but the actual music itself that we hear in blues and jazz conveys this."

Mary Ann Casale: Running Out of Time…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 23, 2014 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Polypragmon Austin Jimmy Murphy talks about the wide range of his activities and the history of Blues

"Playing blues is not as easy as many may think. It isn’t a game of speed, it’s a game of intense logic."

Austin Jimmy Murphy: Blues Traveler

Austin Jimmy Murphy was…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with Salted Bros, an American Rhythm and Roots band with a unique sound from New York

"The blues is an immediate avenue to one's emotional state, with the fewest notes possible. Sort of like being naked."

Salted Bros: SalTed Blues Apple

Salted Bros is an…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 22, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Brilliant songwriter/musician Gar Francis talks about the Blues, Keith Richards, New York, and his lyrics

"No smoke and mirrors or hiding the truth behind any hidden meanings just put it out there pure and simple and everyone can relate to what you are saying."

Gar Francis: One Music, One Song, One World

Gar Francis (Gary T…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on January 18, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with New Yorker Will Hanza, blending of music, to a constant search for the profound

"I think much of the older music wasn’t so set on being commercialized as the stuff we are fed now."

Will Hanza: Intellectual Music

Will Hanza is a gigging musician, band leader, composer, engineer and music…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on December 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

New Yorker Dave Fields talks about Hubert Sumlin, Big Apple's blues scene and his own music paths

"I hear people try to copy it today but it’s hard. The Chess played the way they lived. Times have changed. Music today reflects that."

Dave Fields: Blues Detonation in Big Apple

Dave Fields has…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 18, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments

New Yorker Wildcat O'Halloran talks about Bo Diddley, Albert Collins, New England's scene and his band

"Blues helps us deal with the ups and downs of life...well, ain't that kind of like what a religion does?"

Wildcat O' Halloran: NY Bluezism

Hottest guitar-driven high-energy blues band ever to come out…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 14, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Aurthor and musician Carl Waldman talks about the Beats, Sikelianos, New York, and Native Americans

"On listening to poets like Charley Plymell and Ray Bremser, I’ve heard jazz-like meter, syncopation, swing, along with the soul of blues."

Carl Waldman: Cherry Valley Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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