Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – March 2012 Archive (66)

An Interview with harmonica player Herbie "Doctor Fun" Katz: Blues is a feeling that we all experience in our lives.

"The harmonica is the closest to the human voice that any instrument will ever be."

Herbie "Doctor Fun" Katz: Keepin the Blues Alive…

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Photographer Michael Kurgansky talks about Ronnie Earl, Newport Jazz Fest, Buddy Guy, "Honeyboy", & Greece

"The music come out of the lens through my efforts to capture the energy and soul of the artist"

Michael Kurgansky: The image of music

Michael Kurgansky, born in Germany…

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An Interview with blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Steve James: Songs are just a vehicle for expression.

"Some people say I play “Folk Blues” which is correct to an extent; but I think its “Modern Blues” because I’m doing it now."

Steve James: Modern Folk Blues…

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Legendary Alabama bluesman Jerry "Boogie" McCain dies

Bluesman Jerry "Boogie" McCain was a prolific songwriter and one the world's most influential amplified harmonica players.

Harmonica player/singer/songwriter Jerry “Boogie” McCain, died Wednesday (March 28). He was…

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An Interview with multitalent musician/ singer/songwriter Victoria Moralez: Music is people connecting

"Blues eases the pain, makes us cry and thus helps us to let go of the hurt and rise again."

Victoria Moralez: Fusion transformation…

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Veteran drummer Ben Beckley talks about Bo Diddley, Doobie Bros, Fillmore, Wumbloozo, & the hippie days

"You can’t do John Lee Hooker any better than John Lee Hooker did it 50 years ago, so why’re you doin it now?"

"Uncle" Ben Beckley: The music is magic

Ben…

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An Interview with singer/actress Audrey Turner, widow of legendary Ike Turner: The Blues is Life Talking

"What I miss most about Ike is his humor oooh he was funny. I miss our togetherness our cozy... His brilliantness about music!"

Audrey Turner: Love is not Fear

San…

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Thomas Ruf of Ruf Records talks about Louisiana Red, Luther Allison, Jim Gaines, & European Blues

"Work hard and be honest all the time. Speak the truth. Make the best quality possible your goal in everything you do."

Thomas Ruf: The Blues against the blues

Thomas Ruf made his first stint into the music…

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Rockin' blues guitarist Gregg Wright talks about Mick Fleetwood, Michael Jackson, Fender, and his own blues road

"Do it for the right reasons. Do it because you love music and can’t live without it!"

Gregg Wright: King of the Rockin' Blues…

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F.F. Coppola Drives Jack Kerouac's 'On The Road' To Big Screens

"They were like the man with the dungeon stone and gloom, rising from the underground, the sordid hipsters of America, a new beat generation that I was slowly joining." Jack Kerouak

On The Road ...Again

After 44 years, possibly the longest gestation…

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An Interview with Aussie acoustic musician Jack Derwin, delivers a blend of blues/jazz/roots with originality.

"Blues has a wider definition for me. It is black and yet white too."

Jack Derwin: The Wizard of folk blues…

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Promoter/ manager/ agency Miki Mulvehill van Tyn talks about Luther Allison, Syl Johnson...with "Heart & Soul"

"Your word is what you have at the end of every day. Be honest with people, ne respectful of everyone you come across and people give back."

Miki Mulvehill van Tyn: Peace, Love & Joy…

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Blueswoman Mary Washington-Brooks talks about Koko Taylor, Mavis Staples, and the Sunshine State's blues

"The blues is really a statement about real life. When I write songs they are mostly about my experiences or someone I know experiences. I sing and write from my SOUL."

Mary Washington - Brooks: Sunny Blues…

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The Legendary Phillip Rauls talks about his great and acclaimed career in music industry & photography

"Music fads will come and go but those three styles have stood the test of time. That’s the beauty of blues music, soul music and rock music."

Phillip Rauls: The Midas Touch

Phillip…

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An Interview with Chicago blues/ funk/ soul/ punk band of JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound: Living the music

We always tend to quote Ray Charles' saying "Soul is people who do things from the heart"

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

JC Brooks was born the son of a Jersey funk diva, his voice erupts with heart and heartache…

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An Interview with Mud Morganfield, son of Muddy Waters: The Blues was part of my...in heritage through my pops

"We all go through trails and tribulation and that’s the blues. I wish that there were more traditional blues."

Muddy Waters Jr: I'm the son of the blues

Mud Morganfield eldest son of the undisputed king…

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Singer/ fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower talks about John Cephas, John Jackson, Paul Geremia, & Piendmont style

"I wish that the blues was less the music of the underdog and never mainstream.  It deserves better!"

Mary Flower: Roots Blues Blossoms…

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An Interview with Greek Cypriot bluesman Papa George: The blues is a survivor, people need it to unwind and express their emotions

"The blues for me is a way of expressing a feeling, you don’t have to be down and out to play the blues. It’s a vibration of the soul."

Papa George: Blues with a feelin'

Papa George is one of Britain's leading live…

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An Interview with Latvian photographer Aigars Lapsa: The picture reflects the person’s personality and emotions.

"My photo dream is to photograph every well know artist in the blues field."

Aigars Lapsa: The Hunter Photographer…

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An Interview with legendary Micky Moody of Juicy Lucy, Snafu, & Whitesnake: Long may the Blues continue!

"If possible, always play the kind of music that stimulates  your emotions, and try to keep an open mind."  

Micky Moody: Mr. Rock n' Roll Guitar…

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