Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – October 2016 Archive (22)

Q&A with Brandon Hudspeth of Levee Town -- a hot power blues & soul trio straight outta Kansas City

"I think blues gets across to all types of people regardless of color. That’s the beauty of it!  We can all come together and be human together."

Levee Town: Kansas City Heat

Kansas City…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 31, 2016 at 11:19am — No Comments

Legendary drummer Butch Trucks talks about the Blues, Jazz, Allman Brothers and American literature

"The blues are a feeling. It comes from one group of men taking another group of men and making them their slaves. And it’s one of the greatest contributions that Black America has given the world."

Butch Trucks: Beat, Soul, Heart & Mind…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 27, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with Illinois-based singer Mary Jo Curry - electrifying, engaging, entertaining, powerhouse blues performer

"Music is a great platform to share important messages and it does bring people together in a very deep way."

Mary Jo Curry: Modern Old School

Mary Jo Curry is an electrifying, engaging, entertaining,…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 26, 2016 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Interview with Greek drummer Akis Perdikis performed and recorded with various local and New York bands

"Eliminate all TV talent shows. They feed on young people’s desires and aspirations and use them to sell advertisements. They provide false idols for the next generation."

Akis Perdikis: The Polite Rocker…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 24, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

An Interview with guitarist and singer Leo Maier - an active member in the Southern Brazilian blues scene

"Blues is so absorbing, so mysterious and makes you feel so good, playing or listening."

Léo Maier: Truth, Freedom & Passion

Léo Maier is a Brazilian guitarist and singer…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Argentinian guitarist Gustavo Filomìa Gonzàlez -- Creedence Southern Rock Blues Revival

"I don’t fear about the future...cause everytime the people come and go and the Blues never die!!"

Gustavo Filomìa Gonzàlez: Southern Cross

Gustavo Omar Filomìa Gonzàlez is an Argentinian…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 21, 2016 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Q&A with Texas guitarist Jason Elmore - blends the genres like a road trip from Dallas to Memphis and the West Coast

Music is so beautiful because it transcends race, sex, politics, or personal views. Everyone can come together, if only for a song, and enjoy being carried away by music.

Jason Elmore: Southern Velvet…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 21, 2016 at 10:05am — No Comments

Q&A with fine artist Lori Ann Fitzgerald - produces and collects portrait art of musicians and blues artists

"Music is my life's joys. Portraits of musicians is my passion. Giving back to those who gave me such joy by honoring them with a piece of fine art is my legacy of my art. Getting them autographed puts a piece of their ENERGY on it for posterity. Feels powerful! like the art."

Lori Ann Fitzgerald:…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 19, 2016 at 10:29am — No Comments

Greek Blues Scene: Q&A with powerful boogie-rock trio Crazy Bull, delivers pure raw and authentic Blues Rock

"The Blues is all about emotions. It can touch people and make them feel better. It can unite people and make them understand each other’s problems. And it can make them happy as a big family."

Crazy Bull: Save The Boogiefightings…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 18, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Croatian one-man band Harp Explosion (Igor Iggy Djeke) dirty garage blues from outer space

"I think that today’s blues is more present worldwide than in the old days. I hope that blues musicians will experiment more in the future and bring some new refreshments on the scene."

Igor Iggy Djeke: Harp Explosion…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 17, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Joe Colombo & Kasia Skoczek - melting two worlds and two generations in a unique new musical collaboration

"No matter if we are talking about political revolution about human rights or different music genres development - blues and soul play a major role there and for sure they were a big influence all over the world, not just in US."

Joe Colombo & Kasia Skoczek:…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 16, 2016 at 11:25am — No Comments

Q&A with extremely versatile artist Lauren Murphy, a personality and musician that lights up any venue she graces

"As we have seen in history, Art can make a movement; remember Hollywood’s Red Scare? I believe it’s a modern songwriters job to write on current conditions, in keeping with the oral history tradition. Positive messages are what is needed; songs of coming together, peace, Earth Awareness and love."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 13, 2016 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Texas Bluesman Rev. KM Williams talks about Elmore James and his travels on the road of Real Deal Blues

"Blues music is a music about life as it is, so whatever happens in this life can be related to a blues song; Happy, Sad, love, joy, hate, winning, losses, loneliness, etc."

Rev. KM Williams: The Real Deal Blues…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 12, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Hammond master Raphael Wressnig talks about Larry Garner, Phil Guy, Deitra Farr, and Hammond's secrets

"I think blues will always be there because it’s about LIFE! Blues talks about all aspects of life.Blues is about love, hate, anger, sex, frustration, joy, fun, hard times, good times! The whole spectrum!"

Raphael Wressnig: The Soul of Groove…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 11, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with Kimberly Horton of 'Muzik 4 You Entertainment' and member of Board of Directors for the Blues Foundation

"The blues genre needs to be acknowledged and treated as all other genres."

Kimberly Horton: Blues Muzik 4 You

Kimberly Horton is a hard working promoter and manager in the blues industry with her own company…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 10, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Colombian Carlos Elliot Jr. - inspired by heritage of Mississippi, African & Latin American music

"Blues may be sadness or pain but is more likely to be hope and joy, Blues is that cryin’ from the soul to The Good Lord for pain relief that frees you and connects you and no matter where it is played at, Blues is so powerful."

Carlos Elliot Jr.: Blues World On…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 9, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Ventura-based musician Darrin Yarbrough -- Old-School Rock & Roll musicology of Blues Masters

"I think the impact of Blues and Rock n’ Roll on society is a complicated and multi-faceted topic with numerous and varied areas to discuss. One thing for certain, rock n’ roll offers youth and others an outlet to constructively direct rebellion and negative energy in a useful, healing and positive way."…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 9, 2016 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Q&A with Dutch blues guitarist Willem van Dullemen - his own musical signature, based on the Blues roots

"If something like a music form can more or less dictate your whole future life (my life would have been Very different without the blues, I Know!) It must be something very powerful and Real!"

Willem van Dullemen: Real Deal Vintage…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 8, 2016 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Q&A with California-based multi-media artist Nancy Calef - whose paintings involve a socio-political narrative

"The Beats and music are connected through poetry, purity, ingenuity, experimentation, all with a childlike sense of abandon and absorption in whatever milieu they find themselves."

Nancy Calef: The Way of Peoplescapes…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 7, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Texas Hill Country musician Graham Warwick, brings a authentic style as the blues music he plays

"Blues crosses ALL divides; racial, religious, cultural, and political. It should be taught in schools."

Graham Warwick: Texas Blues Gentleman

Graham Warwick brings a style of entertainment…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on October 5, 2016 at 8:45pm — No Comments

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