"Boundaries are for the media reporters, not for the participants. There’s a tradeoff between perspective and objectivity. When you’re in the game, the game is invisible to you."
Awareness of Artistic Expression
Phil Lesh was standing in line at Cal Berkeley's music…Continue
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"Blues music origins and the concept of a 'Bluesman" or "Blueswoman" originated within the folk tradition within local communities with a shared cultural, historical social, economic and political experience."
Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records:
Music, Wisdom & Life Experience…Continue
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"I think blues brings people of all backgrounds together as everyone can relate and honestly, I believe that it's a very open accepting genre. I've seen where other traditionally rooted African-American music has remained in the black community where as in blues it's become a wonderful blend of all people."
Alex Lopez: Alter Blues/Rock Mixology…Continue
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"Music is truly the universal language recognizing no language, social, racial, ethnic, class or political boundaries. Music is or at least can be a powerful force for healing and uniting people."
Vince Agwada: The Blues Bloodline
Vince Agwada, ace guitarist, composer, producer, and recording artist got his start in music at the world-renown Blues…Continue
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"Well, blues along with jazz was invented by African Americans, so in a way, it has done good things for black people in the US. This music brings whites and blacks together. That was especially important in the 1950’s and 60’s here. But now blues inhabits a very small community and has little social implications."
Dudley Taft: Simple (Rock n' Blues) Life…Continue
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"Blues is real, that’s why it’s always with us. One wish? I wish that they never ever use drum machines on blues records like they are doing on Southen Soul records now."
Twist Turner: The Blues Creator
During the course of his 54-year musical career songwriter, producer and drummer Twist Turner has worked with over 40 Grammy Award…Continue
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"I learned from the early Pioneers of the Devil's Music, I had to be True to Myself and Others. They know when you are Faking It!"
Harold Brown: The Beat of Spirit
Harold Ray Brown was born (1946) in Long Beach, California is a founding member of War, an American funk band in the 1970s and 2000s. Harold had a number of roles over the years, acting…Continue
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"Blues comes from inside you – and it has to have feeling, not just the right notes. Real blues comes from inside the individual, not out of a book."
Paul Gabriel: Man Of Many Blues
Paul Gabriel is a Blues Music Award-nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter. In March, 2018, Gabriel was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the…Continue
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"The blues is about conflict, often times conflict that ultimately goes unresolved. I love the idea of seeing trouble as fuel: fuel for your soul, for expression and for action. The Blues is a motivating force if you let it act on you in a good way."
Mark Cameron: Let The Good Times Roll
Minnesota based singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark…Continue
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"As long as people feel the range of emotions from joy to sadness, grief to elation, blues will remain timeless."
Jeff Dale: Blues Spirit & Blues Power
Jeff Dale is an award winning songwriter and performer, born and raised on the south side of Chicago. Having played all over the United States, he now reaches international audiences with shows…Continue
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"African-American music, including blues, soul, jazz, and gospel, may be the greatest artistic achievement of American culture. Its influence has spread throughout the world, and continues to do so. It is hard to quantify or speculate on the ways in which this music has affected race relations, politics, and societies."
Billy Price: The Voice of The Soul…Continue
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"Blues is a music form that enables to express my feelings and express my deepest emotions."
Kim Simmonds: (Rock) City (Blues) Night
Savoy Brown was formed by guitarist Kim Simmonds in 1965 in London, England. Savoy Brown fans might be the luckiest fans in the world. No other blues rock act alive today has delivered so much excellent music for so…Continue
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"The most important thing that I have learned from my world travels is that no matter our differences there is more that bonds us to our common humanity than separates us."
Linda Wolf: A Humanistic Photographer
Linda Wolf is an American-born photographer and writer, and founder of several nonprofit organizations to benefit youth. …Continue
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"I think it (Soul, Blues & Rock music) continues forward because it speaks to the hearts and souls of people it's a mixture of the classics and it’s not perfect imperfections are perfection!"
Eliza Neals: Detroit Blues & Rock Diva
Eliza Neals is a dynamic front woman, multi-talented musician, confident producer and outstanding live…Continue
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"The Blues is a language, a means of expression. It's a way to tell your story, to unload all the troubles that are on your mind, the frustrations, anger and happiness."
Dov Hammer: Dr. Harpman plays the Blues
Singer, harmonica player, songwriter and band leader, Dov Hammer has been a major force on the Blues scene in Israel for over 20 years,…Continue
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"The Blues is pure emotion. As long as people have souls, they will feel the"
Zac Harmon: Keeping The Blues Alive
Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style continues the lineage of American Blues Music. Born and raised in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi, Zac Harmon is a…Continue
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"I miss the older blues guys company. I hope live music is still being played. I fear live music won't be played!"
Joe Louis Walker: Viva Blues World
On May 10th, 2019, Cleopatra Entertainment - in association with Cleopatra Blues - released a brand-new concert film Viva Las Vegas Live from Grammy Award-nominated Blues legend Joe Louis…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on June 29, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments
“People Mover” demonstrates Scott’s striking ability to combine elements of jazz, rock, funk and blues in an even more authentic, seamless and musical way than any of his previous work.
Scott Henderson: On The Planet Music
Guitar virtuoso Scott Henderson will be released (July 1st, 2019) his new album “People Mover,” the most ambitious project of…Continue
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"I think Beethoven was brilliant, but like Chuck Berry said, “Roll Over Beethoven.” Black American culture has been the shit since way before I was born. I kind of worry about that with the Kanye West’s of America having so much influence. Kanye West is the Pat Boone of 2019. Also, I look at sexual freedom, LGBTQ issues, reproductive health issues, as being a matter of civil rights. No blues and rock and roll, and all we'd have is Frank Sinatra crooning…Continue
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"When I hear music these days from commercial radio, I miss the human touch. It seems like everything is being ironed out and auto-tuned."
Billie Williams: Peace, Love and Music
A professional vocalist since her teens, Billie Williams has a rich repertoire that includes blues, rock, soul, jazz, and country. Ms. Williams is a native of the Boston…Continue
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