Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – May 2015 Archive (23)

Interview with Tulsa blues-rocker Scott Ellison - hints of Rock and Soul wrapped into a contemporary shell

"I just hope and pray the blues and the blues business doesn't die. I know my identity would be lost."

Scott Ellison: Preaching The Blues

A talented singer-songwriter, guitarist, and blues-rocker, Scott…

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Q&A with multidimensional artist Ludo Mich - musician, painter & filmmaker with roots in the Fluxus Movement of the 1960's

"Underground, for me, is the seed where everything sprouts from. Underground are the morlocks from H.G. Wells' time machine."

ThE FantastiC WorlD…

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Interview with "that Violynist" Carrie Lyn - Good music expression is our universal love language

"I hope that I will find others that revere musical expression to level that affords it the wage it deserves, the live presentation that resonates to “warm the soul”, and the respect it humbly demands as a gift that unites all – from Heaven to all creation."

Carrie Lyn: Peace, Hope, Love &…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 28, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

An Interview with Michigan guitarist Rusty Wright - the blues rock emotions mixed with a sense of humor

"Blues is about a feeling. A human feeling that everyone knows and experiences at times in life."

Rusty Wright: Michigan Blues Emotions

In 2004 Michigan guitarists Rusty and Laurie Wright put together…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Colorado band of Brothers Keeper -- honestly displays heart and soul and rock n' roll

"Truth and honesty in the blues doesn’t come from being too “thinky” about your playing. You have to feel it to deliver and honest performance."

Brothers Keeper: Long Live Rock & Roll!!…

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American guitarist-based in Sweden, Chuck Anthony talks about the blues, Hendrix, Roy Ayers and Fela Kuti.

"What I miss most, is the chills I used to get from music, when I heard something new!"

Chuck Anthony: Deep Soul Sacrifice

Chuck Anthony is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He's born and…

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Interview with guitarist/composer Jack Allen -- Jazz fusion from Los Angeles with Nawlins hot sauce

"The reality is there are no lines between any of that music. Jazz, Blues, R&B, Rock? The best players write, play, sing, and perform it all, and that’s a fact.  Aren’t those the best shows?"

Jack Allen: Spicy Jazz Gumbo…

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Interview with South Bay pianist, Sid Morris - bringing his exciting, unique brand of barrelhouse to nowadays

"What the blues means to me is that it is the stories of life experiences, both good and bad. The music called “Blues” is a school unto itself that requires study and understanding as a basic form of black American music."

Sid Morris: The Keys of South Bay…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 23, 2015 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Interview with British guitarist/songwriter Ritchie Dave Porter - music from his struggles and life adventures

"I would encourage the younger generation of today to stop listening to crap like Kanye West and Justine Bieber and open their hearts and souls to real musicianship and encourage them to download Jimi Hendrix ‘Are you experienced’."

Ritchie Dave Porter: A Knight…

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Bassist Frank Petricca of Pacific Gas & Electric talks about Barry Goldberg, Duane, Janis and Joe Lala

"Everybody has a different definition when it comes to playing the blues. It’s all about life the good times and the bad. It all comes out when playing. It’s important to get the technical stuff down so you can express yourself the way you want."

Frank Petricca: Pacific Gas & Electric…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 19, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

Q&A with German guitarist Matthias Kraft (Matt & The Strangers) - Psychedelic Blues Rock improvisations

"Music played from the bottom of the soul touches people so intense! It brings people together, to feel as a loved part in the universe, instead of feeling separated from each other."

Matthias Kraft: Music Experiences…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 18, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

Prolific New York drummer Roy Markowitz talks about the blues, Janis, Mike Bloomfield and Bruno Mars

"The world would respect and pay all musicians better, not just the superstars."

Roy Markowitz: Keep The Beat 

Roy Markowitz was born in New York, is a prolific drummer and composer, first…

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Interview with New York bluesman David Spectra aka The Masked Bluesman -- R&B, Funk Rock with Soul

"The Blues is Life, good or bad."

David-Ali Spectra: The Masked Bluesman

David Spectra aka The Masked Bluesman is an American, based in New York, blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. In the 80s…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 13, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interview with high energy Blues and R&B singer Tia Carroll -- She sings to the heart from the heart

"Life seems to weave its way through all of these genres of music (Blues, Soul Gospel, R&B). Life stories about redemption, heart break, joy and excitement, bereavement, ecstasy and just about any other emotion you can think of."

Tia Carroll: Sweet Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 12, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Southern Rock n' Roll band of HOGJAW -- mighty boogie riffs with smokey whiskey vocals

"We’re all the same, the world over. We might look different, but our problems and our happy experiences make us all the same, and rock and roll music tells stories of things we all have in common all over the world."

Hogjaw: Fire On The Mountains…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 11, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Veteran agent, manager and record executive, John Hartmann talks about the Holodigm of music industry

"From the assassination of JFK forward through the sixties my generation separated from the establishment and created a counter culture to advance civil and women's rights, establish free speech and bring an end to the Viet Nam war."

John Hartmann: Holodigm Music …

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Multi-talented Argentine Laura Lagna-Fietta talks about the local blues scene and her experiences

"Argentina is a privileged country level musicians and sunsets all genres."

Laura Lagna-Fietta: Rock'n'Roll Circus

Laura Lagna-Fietta was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1966 and comes…

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Interview with Swedish drummer Bosse Skoglund - played many different genres from jazz & blues to reggae

"The different between European and American jazz is that it started at bordellos into south and the European jazz is a little more academic as I see it so then got it more natural."

Bosse Skoglund: Magical Rhythms…

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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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Interview with singer/songwriter Jim Boyd -- strongly influenced by Blues, Americana, and Southern Rock

"I miss the free form music and colorful lyrics of the old Delta and other styles of roots Blues."

Jim “Poppy” Boyd: The Generation Bridge

Jim Boyd was born in 1942,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on May 5, 2015 at 10:34am — No Comments

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