"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: History Rhymes
When Steve Howell first heard Mississippi John Hurt's happy style of fingerpicking country blues in 1965 at the age of thirteen, he immediately…Continue
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“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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"Blues is a blank canvas for an artist. There are so many ways to express yourself through blues music."
Steve Strongman: Pushin' Boundaries
Modern and timeless, Steve Strongman’s new album “No…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"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…Continue
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"The blues is a good time music which encourages one to feel good. It’s simple format allows for drama or subtly, stories, wishes and dreams, all easily shared with the listener."
Steve Morgan: The Skipper of…Continue
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"My wish is that the blues never dies, and that future generations discover, nurture, and grow the blues"
H-Town Jukes: Texas Jukes Fun
In early 2003, at a weekly jam…Continue
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