Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – August 2013 Archive (40)

Southern veteran Wayne Bruce of Hydra talks about Capricorn era, Blues, Billy Gibbons and Tom Waits

"I miss the era itself. There were so many good bands and places to work. Nowadays it is mostly part time. I think the future of music is in trouble unless something new comes along to shake things up."

Wayne Bruce: Georgia on my Mind…

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Alabama native Dick Cooper talks about the legends of Muscle Shoals, Jerry Wexler and The Swampers

"I really don't have any fears about music's future, it has existed longer than mankind's other languages. It will continue to exist as long as there are people to make it."

Dick Cooper: Sweet Home Alabama…

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Singer/songwriter Alana Amram talks about her music, Vince Martin, Pete Seeger and David Amram

"I have no hopes and fears for the future of music - people will always play music.  The business is stupid and was stupid before too, it is just backwards in a new way." 

Alana Amram: The Gem of New York…

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Psychologist, writer Ralph Metzner, Ph.D. talks about the Earth, Music and Phychedelic experiences

"Music is the food of love and if I hadn’t been a psychologist I would have been a musician."

Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.: The Blues of Earth

Ralph Metzner, Ph.D. who has a B.A. in philosophy and psychology…

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Interview with Canadian Shirley Jackson, a reputable saxophone player and songwriter in Blues scene

"I believe there is some great blues happening nowadays. It is great to see so many younger players coming up playing great 'traditional' blues."

Shirley Jackson: Makes People Happy…

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Interview with photographer Taffi Rosen, an artist who defies convention with a unique artistic sensibility

"This is not a time to look back & wish things were different. I try to be here now and not project the future of music or life as we know it..."

Taffi Rosen: Beyond The Limits…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 27, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Musician and former pilot Snarky Dave, writing about his experiences and putting them to blues riffs

"Bluesmen aren’t singing about whipping their hair all around or discoing with ducks. These are songs with life messages...truth is truth and that creates it’s staying power."

Snarky Dave: The knowledge of wisdom…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 26, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Interview with British singer & poetess Mama Tokus, an entertaining and edifying, funky and funny artist

"Together, blues and jazz have still got the primal spark that’s missing from lots of manufactured pop and TV talent show kids."

Mama Tokus: Ragtime Confessions

Plymouth’s Blues and Soul singer Mama Tokus, aka…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 25, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments

German artist agency Rolf Schubert talks about the New Orleans, European Blues scene and his friends

"There is a lot of humanity in it (Blues). If it is real blues or real jazz, the musician has to put his soul in it. Nothing technical, nothing controlled by computer, internet, or such."

Rolf Schubert: One Sherry, One Burbon, One Beer…

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Interview with Richard Cooper of Cooper Brothers, Canada's premiere Southern Rock Blues band

"There is a lot of artificial, fabricated, phony music out there. Southern rock is real. It is visceral, emotional. People can tell the difference."

The Cooper Brothers: Southbound…

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Interview with Aussie Mike de Velta, an one-man-band artist who push slide guitar into another dimension

"The Blues is a clear point of reference, a place I can go to within my mind that gives me some sort of security and grounding, more in times of need. A spiritual connection, sometimes a prayer."

Mike de Velta: Blues, Slide & Tears…

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Entertainment executive Douglas Yeager talks about Odetta, David Amram, Josh White, and the Blues

"A 'Bluesman' is someone who lives the life he sings about in his song. The audience feels and believes he has lived that life experience he is singing about."

Douglas A. Yeager: Harmony of Culture…

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Outlaw poet Ron Whitehead talks about the Blues & Jazz, his poetry, Hunter S. Thompson and the Beats

"The Blues and Jazz touch deep emotionally resonant chords in anyone who is open to heart soul spirit sex. The Blues and Jazz are real vibrant life force energies."

Ron Whitehead: …

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 20, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Interview with renaissance Freddie Steady Krc, a charismatic Texan performer with captivating presence

"I think the lines that connect the legacy of Blues with Soul and continue to Garage and Psychedelic are a common need for self expression and experimentation."

Freddie Steady Krc: Texasologist Ph.D…

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Steven Dolins of The Sirens Records, on mission to preserve authentic Chicago blues, gospel and jazz

"I think jazz and blues is played with a lot of emotion so people appreciate that and therefore there is a devoted following."

Steven Dolins: Sirens Sings The Blues

Dr. Steven B. Dolins, is the founder of The Sirens…

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Israeli Yamit Hagar of Nobody’s Fault Productions talks about the local Blues scene and her mission

The blues makes me feel that as long as we can enjoy it right now, and dance to it, it’s not that bad that we are all “gonna take sick and die one of these days”

Yamit Hagar: Zion Bluesland

Nobody’s Fault Productions is an…

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Texas bluesman Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones talks about Freddie King, Katie Webster and Lone Star scene

"My music philosophy is to learn as much musically to be able to convey the true feelings from my heart and to play with passion and from a place of honesty."

Andrew ‘Jr.Boy’ Jones: A True Bluesman…

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THEE incredible Holle Thee Maxwell - an accomplished songwriter and singer - talks about THEE BLUES

"I have learned from THEE blues that I do have in depth pain within from living others’ lives that were/are opposed to my own..."

Holle Thee Maxwell:…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 18, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Fusion culture guitarist/singer Dave Herrero, carries the message of legacy of Blues around the world

"Life in the Blues to me means and ability to artistically express myself creatively and share love and positive energy with other people and get it and return as well."

Dave Herrero: La Corazon De Blues…

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Interview with New Yorker Tali “Icepack” Jackson, a pure world class multitalented veteran musician

"Every country in the world has the Blues. Every country plays the music that might not sound like the blues in the USA but in that country it is their Blues."

Tali “Icepack” Jackson: The Blues Planet…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on August 16, 2013 at 5:28pm — No Comments

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