Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – March 2014 Archive (37)

Interview with legendary bass guitarist Carol Kaye - one of the most prolific and widely heard musicians

"You can't fake playing in Jazz; it's your real self. This attracts people at many points in their life, when they're ready for it."

Carol Kaye: The Reality of Jazz Feeling…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 31, 2014 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Interview with Mike Rivers, whose passion for British blues saw him re-open the legendary Crawdaddy club.

"In my opinion it is all real if played with feeling and passion. We can’t go back to the old cotton picking days. Blues has many genres and it is here to stay!!"

Mike Rivers: The Knight of Crawdaddy…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 31, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments

Legendary southern blues rock musician Scott Boyer talks about the past and present of his long career

"My hopes and fears are that music will continue to be something that people to work for and not something that just happens when you think of it. I believe that striving to accomplish good music creates better people."

Scott Boyer: Reach For The…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 30, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Interview with guitarist Becky Barksdale - A rare performer who embodies the vast Texas blues tradition

"When I’m playing blues or blues based music there is a zone like no other - where nothing else matters and time doesn’t exist. Blues means freedom to me."

Becky Barksdale: Dark Heavy Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 29, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Hard Garden (Son Jack Jr, Michael Wilde & Garrett Williams) - Further from the Blues

"The blues is very personal and direct. Deep, true, unvarnished emotion is at the core of the blues. It cuts to the core and when I open myself to it, the blues teaches me that we are all the same, but our pain and joy is specific to each of us."

Hard Garden: The Gumbo Of…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 28, 2014 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Interview with Birmingham power trio of Big Wolf Band - classic rock feel with blues undertones

"Blues is an emotion so what I play is an expression of how I feel from slow to fast blues to strange it’s important to voice and share it Blues is a vehicle it gets me from A to B via C with F and G along for the ride."

Big Wolf Band: Howlin In…

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Interview with Hannah Aldridge - a rare talent with stylings from Blues/Jazz up to the primitive roots of Muscle Shoals

"I would love for the music industry to go back to the days where the writers get just as much credit as the singer."

Hannah Aldridge: Dark Country, Bright Songs

Hannah…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 26, 2014 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Interview with guitarist/songwriter John Lyons - lived on the road and played the blues with heart and soul

"People can identify with the blues because it is mostly simple themes and real stories. Also the music is simple and it more or less pushes a button in people and evokes emotions of certain feelings."

John Lyons: KISS the Soul Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 26, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Finnish guitarist Ben Granfelt - blues, rock, rhythm, melody and soul blended naturally

"The feeling you get when you hear something good, the way the music grooves, makes you feel something special! That must be it as a listener and if it isn’t the same when you play why bother!"

Ben Granfelt: Handmade in Finland…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 25, 2014 at 11:30am — 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 Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE 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 Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Interview with singer/songwriter Mary Ann Casale - strong influence from her roots in the NYC folk scene

"I think that people want to hear of true life experiences that they can relate to at any age. So not only the lyrics, but the actual music itself that we hear in blues and jazz conveys this."

Mary Ann Casale: Running Out of Time…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 23, 2014 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Interview with duet Lisa Cobb & Tommy Warren of Burlap Rebellion - keeping the Mississippi music alive

"Though the blues, I learn it's okay to feel my feelings, all people, regardless of race or background share this feelings. I feel, in some way, the blues unites the world"

Lisa Cobb & Tommy Warren: Burlap Rebellion …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 22, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Interview with British singer Jo Harman - with her music and voice touching the mainlines of human soul

"I miss that I was not around in the 70s. The music then seemed more free and less directly commercialized? I may be wrong but that's the sense I get."

Jo Harman: The Diamond Of Crown…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 21, 2014 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Interview with French one-man band Magic Buck - his music are full with energy, emotion and happiness

"Because it's (Blues) about something essential we all have in common! Born in the African American community in a past period, but today a universal music that touches everyone who knows how to listen…"

Magic Buck: One Man & His Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 20, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

Interview with British slide guitarist and scholar Michael Messer - the bridge of blues around the world

"The Blues means everything to me. Apart from my family, the Blues is my life’s blood."

Michael Messer: The Bright Side Of Blues 

Michael Messer was born in 1956, Middlesex,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Canadian artist Brandon Isaak - his music come from a traditional approach of blues

"The blues to me is just real peoples stories. It's not a sad thing or and she done me wrong thing. It's and I'm alive and this is life, the good with the bad."

Brandon Isaak: Here On (Blue) Earth…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 17, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Brazilian musician Alex Dupas - passing the message of blues with his music and songs

"I believe that the blues touches the souls of people."

Alex Dupas: The Blues Messages

With a career spanning almost 20 years, Alex Dupas is a Brazilian harmonica player, composer,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 17, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Multi talented musician Vaylor Trucks talks about his projects, Allman Brothers, Jazz and Butch Trucks

"If you love the community that music engenders, then the jam band scene is a natural fit."

Vaylor Trucks: Fusion Echoes & Fringes…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Italian singer Sabrina Matola - her unique Soul Jazz voice and presence impress the audience

"We're in the days of auto tune and digital musicians have left a void between the music and the audience. The human factor has been almost entirely removed from the songs."

Sabrina Matola: IL Blues Sorella…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on March 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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