All Blog Posts Tagged 'Steve' (27)

Q&A with British rhythm and blues guitarist Steve Walwyn, best known for his playing with Dr. Feelgood

"Impact of music on racial and socio-cultural implications: Good, real music bridges any divide and should always bring people together. In my musical world there is no racism, prejudice or discrimination…"

Steve Walwyn: Let The Good Times Roll

Steve Walwyn is a British rhythm and blues guitarist, best known for his playing with Dr. Feelgood, but…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 2, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with fingerpickin' storyteller Steve Howell - old blues, jazz & folk tunes with authenticity and new approach

"I guess that I regret seeing blues get removed from the regional life experiences that created it. I fear that it is and will continue to be more homogenized."

Steve Howell: Jazz Vehicle, Blues Wheels

When Steve Howell first heard Mississippi John Hurt's happy style of fingerpicking country blues in 1965 at the age of thirteen, he…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on May 26, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Reese Wynans, a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member and world-renowned Nashville-based keyboardist

"Music, like other art forms, allows beauty and feeling out into the world. When I play, I want it to be memorable. I’m expressing my inner most feelings."

Reese Wynans: Sweet Soul Feeling

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member and world-renowned Nashville-based keyboardist Reese Wynans released his first-ever solo album Sweet Release (2019),…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 30, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Award-winning Canadian bluesman Steve Strongman - versatile talent, pushing himself in new directions

"Blues is a blank canvas for an artist. There are so many ways to express yourself through blues music."

Steve Strongman: Pushin' Boundaries

Tired of Talkin’ (2019) is the new album from JUNO award winner and 2019 International Blues Challenge Best Guitarist (solo/duo) Steve Strongman. Recorded in Nashville Tennessee and Hamilton…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 29, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with award-winning photographer Steve Manheim - traces the history of the blues, rock and roll, through today's music.

“Photography has always been important in the documentation of social, political and cultural situations. A good photograph can tell more about the human condition than words. Like music, it is visceral and direct, a truly universal language.”

Steve Manheim: The Essence of Blues Pic

Steve Manheim is an award-winning photographer in Cleveland. His…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 2, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

6Q&A with Rockwell Avenue Blues Band - Steve Freund & Ken Saydak part of the "last of the golden age" of Chicago blues

"At one time, blues music was very close to the bone, very much a part of the civil rights movement, the awakening and resistance of black Americans, and the coming together of young white idealists and their black counterparts in the parallel cultures which existed in America."

Rockwell Avenue Blues Band

Rockwell Avenue Blues Band is made up of 5…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 11, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with southern blues rock champions, OTIS - from American South, takes blues rock to a higher level!

"It’s amazing how artists and bands back in those days could hit on emotions and write music that brought people together."

OTIS: Eyes Of Southern Blues

From the American South, Kentucky, comes a new…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on August 27, 2017 at 10:00pm — 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 Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 30, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Canadian guitarist Steve Costello - British Blues with elements of Rock, Grunge and signature sound

"I think Rock and Blues are both the best ways of expressing yourself musically, they both have so much emotion behind them."

Steve Costello: Grunge Rock n' Blues

Hard-hitting original rock songs driven…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 3, 2016 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Australian Griot and Blues Shaman Steve Tallis talks about the powerful healing and spiritual force of music

"The devaluation of music as a true profession. The attitude and philosophy that music should be free…recorded and live - totally ridiculous. I value what I do in every way."

Steve Tallis: A Shaman of Freedom

Steve Tallis…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 15, 2016 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Milwaukee musician Steve Cohen talks about the Blues place where have meaningful musical dialogue

"I fear that blues is being swallowed up whole by rock music. Audiences are being presented with an inferior product that is presented with the blues label, but it’s a severely watered down version. The result being a shrinking blues audience."

Steve Cohen: Talking With The…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 23, 2015 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Interview with Steve Riley of the Mamou Playboys - widely acknowledged as master of the Cajun accordion

"Everyone experiences the blues every day. The way we deal with the blues can make us deeper, stronger people or weaker, victims of life’s hardships."

Steve Riley: Bienvenue en Louisiane 

Steve Riley, of…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 8, 2015 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Storyteller bluesman Rambling Steve Gardner talks about the Blues, Mississippi heroes & Japanese scene

"The blues is a musical mirror reflecting our lives back at us."

Steve Gardner: Muddy Waters Roots

Mississippi Roots and Bluesman Rambling Steve Gardner, based in Tokyo, Japan, plays…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 5, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Interview with blues-rock band of Balkun Brothers (Nick & Steve Balkun) -- one of New England’s premier acts

"The blues has come to me not necessarily just in a musical sense but just through life and experiencing the highs and lows of being a human being."

Balkun Brothers: Expand The Limits

Balkun Brothers is…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 5, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Interview with The Sidney Green Street Band -- Southern Rock n' Roll with elements of R&B and Jazz

"Music like math is the international language. You don't have to speak Greek, French, Spanish, English or whatever to comprehend it. Music is part of the human experience. It crosses all borders."

The Sidney Green Street Band: Jam In The Moment…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2015 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Interview with iconic Clarksdale artist Steve Kolbus - a high energy Rockin Blues that making people happy

"The fans and the musicians of the blues are all such nice and friendly people that when you go to a blues event it’s like being among your brothers and sisters."

Steve Kolbus: Clarksdale Blues Revue…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 30, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Fabulous guitarist Steve Katz talks about The Blues Project, BS&T, Mississippi John Hurt and Greenwich Village

"My hope is that young people discover all the great music from the world’s cultures and past - that they listen in the best possible environment and start taking music seriously instead of something to be enjoyed in the background."

Steve Katz: Rock-N-Roll…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 28, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Interview with versatile visual artist Steve Johannsen -- loves the creative freedoms which rock art offers

"Business and all the middlemen seem to have de-valued Artists to the point that often the money end has more influence over quality or loyalty."

Steve Johannsen: Rock Art Liberation…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 24, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Interview with multi-instrumentalist Steve Grandinetti - thrills his audience with humor and consummate music

"Music is the language of the spheres, and lately popular music is just horrible in my opinion, void of emotion or talent. It has become a commodity, formulaic, derivative and entirely unoriginal or dangerous."

Steve Grandinetti: New York Gumbo…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — 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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