Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – October 2012 Archive (24)

Visual artist/musician Bruce Andrews talks about Jerry McCain, harmonica and his trip in Blues culture

"Pick your passion. Practice your fundamentals. Copy your favorite masters. Find your soulful center and develop your own style."

Bruce Andrews: Blues with riffs and colors

Bruce has been playing…

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An Interview with the Bloody Jug Band: The darker side of Blues and Rock n’ Roll from swamps of Florida

"Blues and Rock and Roll are the Peanut Butter that holds our musical sandwich together..."

The Bloody Jug Band:…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Author and publicist Dennis McNally talks about the psychedelic culture, Deads, Beats and Mississippi

"If you read, for instance, On the Road, you discover that it has a sound track - there's different jazz playing almost all of the time."

Dennis McNally: On the Road with the…

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Terry Callier Dies: Influential Jazz-Folk Singer Passes Away At 67

R.I.P Terry Callier

A man of many moods, a musician of varied colors, Chicago-born singer-songwriter Terry Callier has died.

The 67-year-old songwriter, who experienced belated success in his career after working with acts including Massive Attack and Beth Orton, died on Sunday…

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An Interview with J.P. Reali: A veteran storyteller of the DC blues/roots scene for almost thirty years

"Blues music is a universal truth, everyone gets the blues.  I would like to see ALL the stereotypes associated with the blues disappear."

J.P. Reali: The Road To Mississippi…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Keyboardist Kelly Finnigan of Monophonics talks about the band, his father Mike, and psychedelic soul

"Soul is funk is timeless and speaks to the human heart and soul! It’s a special sound and felling that will resonate forever."

Kelly Finnigan: Soul to Soul

Psychedelic Soul, sometimes called…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 26, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Guitarist Ian McDonald of Monophonics talks about the band, Hendrix, Syl Johnson, and psychedelic soul

"I think the feel of people has change because now it has become more materialistic. Back then it was more about the people."

Ian McDonald: Soul with Psyche…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 24, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Conversing with writer/photographer Jeffery Beach about Mary Beach, Dharma, and Clifton Chenier

No dreams, no nightmares. My motto is “Life is too short for tight shoes”

Jeffery Beach: Enlighten Your Life

Jeffery Beach is a photographer and Blues, Rock and Jazz fan. Also,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 24, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with 2BLU and The Lucky Stiffs: The band that rocks your bones and soothe your soul

"I hope blues music stays in the hearts and minds of folks who love music for a long time. Music is a uniting and healing force and the blues speaks to everybody."

2BLU and The Lucky Stiffs

The band have…

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Canadian blues/roots artist Son Roberts talks about Muddy, Buddy, Burnside and his trip to Bluesland

"The Yanks still own the music because it originated there, but Canadians, like me, are bringing an authentically new sound with different stories that are informed and inspired by the Blues."

Son Roberts: Maple NuBlues Stories…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 20, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Painter and calligrapher Andrea Mistretta talks about her art, Mardi Gras, New Orleans culture and music

"The heart and soul conveys the strongest connections to the human spirit and is timeless. That is why music or art made with those true components stay."

Andrea Mistretta: Litanie Des…

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Polish fiddle player Jan Galach talks about “Sugarcane” Harris, Duane, Trucks; and local blues scene

"I believe music to be the same everywhere, as long as it comes from your heart. The only difference is the language we sing in."

Jan Gałach: Fiddler On The Rock

Jan Galach was born in…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 18, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

An Interview with Spanish harpman Victor Uris, one of the most pure and original bluesman in Europe

"Blues is a musical style, like for example Flamenco that was born out of the deepest roots of its people, springing from the deep need to express human feelings."

Victor Uris: The man who keep on harpin'…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 15, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

An Interview with story-teller Byron Dowd, a soulful songwriter and musician of Texas Oklahoma border

"Blues and roots music will be around as long as the world continues to spin. I believe the reason for its longevity is simple…it’s real and from the heart."

Byron Dowd: Brotherhood lineage

A soulful…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 15, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Musician/weatherman Kevin Selfe talks about the Chief, Carey Bell, and make weather forecast of blues

"The blues is all about getting what is inside of me out.  Whether it be something happy, sad, or funny, blues music is the way I express myself." 

Kevin Selfe: A Blues Thyphoon Coming…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 14, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments

An Interview with Margaret Randall, an acclaimed feminist poet, writer, photographer and social activist

"Our possibilities for success reside in the intersections between all our struggles."

Margaret Randall:

The Beat of Global…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 13, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with Dutch/Canadian Ad Vanderveen one of the finest artist in the new folk and roots genre

"A musician or songwriter, or any artist, is a person first. You live your life as conscious as you can so you learn and take that with you in anything you do. and of course it comes through in art."

Ad Vanderveen: Roots Walker…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

An Interview with Tino Gonzales, a Latin American with Arabic heritage, where the blues flows in his veins

"Blues is a form of art that expresses the combination of Joy and Pain of people better than any other."

Tino Gonzales: Latin Gypsy Blues Soul

Born in the Southside of the…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 11, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Montrealer bluesman Franc Robert talks about resophonics, Rising Sun nightclub; and his trip to South

"As long as we’re all living, someone is going to feel the blues now and then, the music speaks to that."

Franc Robert: All Aboard! Delta Train

A Native Montrealer, Franc got his start in that city’s club…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 10, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Have A Nice Trip Nick Curran

Nick Curran Died 6 October 2012

Nick was an American blues/rock & roll singer and guitarist. He has been likened to T-Bone Walker, Little Richard, The Sonics, Doug Sahm, Misfits, The Dinks and The Ramones.

Nick Curran born 1978…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 7, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

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