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Critically-acclaimed bassist David Goldflies talks about Allman Brothers, seventies, and his experiences in music

"Music of the future (and the now) has some of the best tools I can imagine being used by the new crop of composers, producers, DJs and performers."

David Goldflies: The Sky Is The Limit …

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Q&A with mastermind of ELOY, Frank Bornemann - the flagship of German progressive rock is back indeed

In 1969, Frank Bornemann founded ELOY, named after the Eloi people from H.G. Wells’ novel "The Time Machine".

Frank Bornemann:

The Vision Of Progressive Rock

ELOY, the flagship of German progressive rock is back indeed and with a lot of noise. We are talking about the…

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Q&A with Bay Area-based exciting talent guitarist Gail Muldrow - one of the leading lights in the blues field

"There are so many very talented young women artists these day. I didn’t think it was a big deal anymore. Huh. Well we though we were done with racism to. Look at these nuts! As women we know better. Men and women need each other. Get along. The best thing about these times is, we can in the words of the great Grace Slick “Fuck you we do what we want”."

Gail Muldrow: Mojo…

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Q&A with soul/rock/funk singer Nikki Armstrong (Mama SpanX) - made up of highly experienced and virtuoso musicians from the various musical genres

"I think that the impact of BLUES and Gospel, which is where everything else, soul, rock, funk, jazz came from. It came from the Africans who were brought to America as slaves. This is THE thing that made this culture great."

Nikki Armstrong: State of Groove…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 27, 2017 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Q&A with Davide Pannozzo described as one of the most interesting artists of contemporary Blues guitar

"The music business is becoming a nightmare for everyone, but for the new generation will be tougher and tougher if A&Rs don’t take the risk to bet on new things. People are hungry for new music!"

Davide Pannozzo:…

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Συνέντευξη με τον Βασίλη Σπυρόπουλο (ΣΠΥΡΙΔΟΥΛΑ) για τα Blues, την Rock, τα '60s - '70s και την counterculture

Βασίλης Σπυρόπουλος:

Τα Blues της Rock κουλτούρας

Ο Βασίλης Σπυρόπουλος γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1954, κι από μικρή ηλικία ασχολήθηκε…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 20, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with veteran powerhouse vocalist Corte' - universal sound and songbook with a wide template of music

"I have found that of all the different music genre’s the Blues R&B and Soul music is the music that bridges the gap between all people. It is the expression of feelings in the music that brings people together."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 17, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with vocalist/songwriter Lara Germony (Lara & The Bluz Dawgz) - a wide range across the blues, R&B area

"I think blues has always allowed an element of freedom within the execution and expression of the music - that is relatable on so many levels to all human beings."

Lara & The Bluz Dawgz: Reflections…

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Versatile songwriter/guitarist Chris Daniels talks about the specificity of blues and his course in music

"That is the great thing about blues...we ALL have awful stuff that happens to us...rich man - poor man - black man - white man - bad times and hard time come to us ALL - and to be a good songwriter for the blues..."

Chris Daniels: The Sound of Kings…

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Interview with Americana/Folk artist Alice DiMicele -- seeks to uplift the human experience through music

"I miss the authentic sounds of real people playing music in a room and recording it."

Alice DiMicele: Organic Acoustic Groove

Alice DiMicele seeks to uplift the human experience through…

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Band Of Friends: Rory Gallagher – Keep The Legend Alive - Tour in Greece: 15 & 16/12/2017, “8Ball” & “Kytarro”

"The reason that I enjoy playing Rory's music every time is simple… In Rory Gallagher's music you have all the styles from Rock 'n Roll, Country Swing to Jazz Folk Blues and Rock … Everything is there!! And he plays from the Heart!"

Marcel Scherpenzeel: Rockin’ Blues Friend…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 11, 2017 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Q&A with Australia-based powerhouse singer Andrea Marr -- delivering high energy funk, blues and soul

"I am glad to say that the blues and soul scene has always supported women of many sizes, shapes and ages. The pop world still wants women to look like supermodels and do video clips like adult movie stars."

Andrea Marr: Natural Feelgood Soul…

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Q&A with photographer Jérôme Brunet - has shot a veritable who's who in the Blues, Rock, Jazz and Soul

"I’m quite optimistic about the future of music and art in general. We need it now more then ever!"

Jérôme Brunet: Into The Light

Photographer Jérôme Brunet picked up an instrument long before he picked up a camera.…

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Q&A with comic book historian/author Bill Schelly - has been chronicling and adding to the pop culture fringes since the mid-1960s

"Comics are a means of communication, but have never really been used for the purposes of political advocacy. They reflect their times, but I don’t think they change much about society."

Bill Schelly: Welcome to Comic Land…

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Q&A with Dutch blues harp player & singer Machiel Meijers of Stackhouse - swingin' blues with deep roots

"I think blues and roots music were a kind of freedom of expression to people who didn’t have a whole lot of freedom. In later years (60s) the music probably helped spread a political message too, but to what extent is not up to me to say!"

Machiel Meijers: Tailgatin'…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 30, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with saxophone player Knoel Scott of Sun Ra Arkestra: Jazz is the Spiritual music of African American people

"Jazz music dissembles the brainwashing of bigotry and racism for a period of time…but like a rubber band stretched...the programming snaps back into place over time..."

Knoel Scott: The Sound of Spirit …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 25, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary bluesman Benny Turner - Freddie King's brother established an unique style and groove

"My fear is that authentic blues, which is pure American music, will be lost completely in future generations as it has already started to be lost today."

Benny Turner: From Texas With Love…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 25, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with Arizona-based harpist-vocalist, R.D. Olson - brings high-energy blues to fill your soul and move your feet

"Blues knows no color at least not with the people I know we never talk about black or white some of the things making news today are not even talked about in my circles. The music binds us together."

R.D. Olson: The Real Deal…

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Veteran musician & Filmmaker Keith Dion talks about Noel Redding, Arthur Lee, and the 60’s counterculture

"Well obviously, I miss the ability to see some of my greatest inspirations live in concert – Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and the Doors, John Coltrane to name a few."

Keith Dion: 3:05 AM... and Beyond 

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 22, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Greek photojournalist Zoiss Louvaris talks about the Rock counterculture, photo-art, and socio-cultural implications

"Art is here, alright. It just works in more subtle ways than a pamphlet. But is here when is needed, sometimes leading, sometimes walking along, but always present."

Zoiss Louvaris: Athens City Blues…

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