"Get all the knowledge you have to absolve from listening to the Masters and then take that and transform it into what you' re really are. Blues are a living thing. It’s like a companion to your everyday life."
John Trikopoulos: Americana…
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"I hope music gets back to a more rock ‘n roll and soul music type of flavor instead of the pre-recorded beats of today…"
Gregg Sutton: Experiences & Dreams
Gregg Sutton is one of the…Continue
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"Music and comics can help realize changes that are floating in the air, as they reach a big public. Nowadays these changes will start more on the internet, which is much faster than other media. But music, books or comics can produce reference points. They last longer than a Facebook discussion."…Continue
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"Blues is a musical language. It’s one that I fell in love with as a young man, and it has defined my life ever since then. Almost every human being in my life is there because of the path my love for blues music led me down."
Kid Andersen: Scandinavian Blues Cat…Continue
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"I believe all genre in one way or another reflect the social and political mood of the time. I’d say less with Jazz which evolved and changed not because of the time but because of the players who expanded the creative envelope. Blues is always the soul of the people. But rock ‘n roll had the greatest impact on the socio-politico-cultural."…Continue
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Two time Grammy Award-wining bassist was one of the pre-eminent session bassists of the late 1960s and early 1970s, working with an impressive cross section of the era's finest soul, jazz and blues artists.
Jerry Jemmott: The Groovemaster…Continue
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"Really good blues artists write and perform from the heart. They tell stories about the human condition, often presenting complex and deep issues with startling simplicity."
Willa Vincitore: Better Days of Music…Continue
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"Blues has always been the most important ingredient for me, specially the passion and the drive to create something out of nothing. It’s this thing which you can’t calculate but when it falls into place and works for everyone then these are the moments ...freedom."
Jan Akkerman: The Wizard of…Continue
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"If you look at the world and see where music has taken us, surely you will see that changed in the fifties with the likes of Bill Haley, Elvis, and Carl Perkins. Color barriers were slowly being broken down."
Lightnin’ Willie: The Blues of Iris…Continue
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Interview with British composer/guitarist Anthony Phillips (Genesis) - a prolific writer of music for film/TV as well as a recording artist. Anthony Phillips gained prominence as the founder member and lead guitarist in the English rock band Genesis, which formed in 1967. After Phillips recorded From Genesis to Revelation and Trespass with the band, he left in July 1970 and learned to play more instruments before he…Continue
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George Trantalidis is the living history of the Greek jazz: one of the major figures of the European jazz scene.
George Trantalidis: Global Jazz
George Trantalidis is the living history of…Continue
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"The Blues is all about expression. Exposing your inner feelings, good or bad."
Eamonn McCormack: Shamrock Blues
Irish Eamonn McCormack's earliest influences included Slade, Cat Stevens,…Continue
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"The sincerity, honesty, and integrity of American Blues, Rock n’ Roll, Country, Gospel, and Jazz touches upon the human experience. In doing so, many barriers have been overcome."
Jinx Jones: Imagination Rock n' Roll …Continue
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"Music has always influenced the world. Blues certainly has."
Jimmy Smith: A Life of Music
Jimmy Smith is a veteran keyboard player based in San Francisco Bay area. Shortly after…Continue
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