Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE's Blog – November 2012 Archive (32)

Blues jazz guitarist Mickey Baker has died at 87

RIP Mickey Baker Gone But Not Forgotten!

Mickey Baker died near Toulouse, France, aged 87. Mickey Baker, also known as Mickey "Guitar" Baker (October 15, 1925 – November 27, 2012) was an American guitarist. He is widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll, along with Bo Diddley, Ike Turner, and Chuck Berry. He was…

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Artist Rosemary Marchetta talks about her experience at River City Reunion, and her anniversary project

"Anyone that feels they want to make art should make art."

Rosemary Marchetta: Nostalgia for an era gone by...…

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Veteran drummer Twist Turner talks about the legends and the fabulous era of Chicago Blues

"Go for your dreams but be prepared to starve and face a lot of hard times, you have to really be strong (and have a lot of money or a rich girlfriend) to make it in this business."

Twist Turner: The Blues creator…

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Photographer Robert Altman talks about his amazing career, the sixties, Tim Leary, Jagger and Taj Mahal

"The bright light is that the history we created made indelible changes in the hearts and minds of millions."

Robert Altman: Images of Love, Peace and Trips

Robert Mark Altman is an American…

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Writer/astrologer Helen Weaver talks about Kerouac, Ginsberg, Corso and her awakening in Greece

"it was in Greece that I had my spiritual awakening. It was something about the light. The light and the colors..."

Helen Weaver: The Awakener

Helen Weaver was born in 1931 in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up…

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Guitarist Rob Zolezzi (aka Robby Z) talks about Otis Rush, Shane Dwight, and his Blues experience

"Blues music originated from natural sounds... trains, horses and such.  It is basic and real.  It is what much music is based on today."

Rob Zolezzi: Fire on the axe…

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East Coaster Albert Cummings talks about Double Trouble, Jim Gaines, Texas Blues; and his own paths

"I think the blues was the beginning of all music we know today. It is a music that can’t be faked."

Albert Cummings: 

Blues makes you feel good !…

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Artist Alex M. Bustillo, an inspiring/audacious creative artist talks about philosophie, literature and music

"Art is the way we read a feeling with the tools that we have."

Alex M. Bustillo: Artistic synesthesia

Alex M. Bustillo is an international artist par excellence. Born in Miami, Florida and…

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Conversation with Beat Poet ruth weiss about the Cellar, Blues, Jazz, Sappho, Beats, and Poetry

"When I look into the past – All Seems to Fit into ITS RIGHT TIMING"

ruth weiss:

The Goddess of the Beat…

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Record producer/writer Joe Boyd talks about the "White Bicycles" and the music of past and present days

"My productions try to sound warm and real, with a listener able to imagine a live performance happening around them with nothing added."

Joe Boyd: Making Real Music

Joe Boyd is a record and film producer. Born in Boston in 1942,…

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An Interview with Minneapolis band of Lone Crows: An unique brand of catastrophic Rock to the Blues feeling

"Blues is about a feeling and that feeling is something everyone who's ever lived has had."

The Lone Crows:

Blues on the "City of Lakes"…

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An Interview with writer/blogger Levi Asher of Literary Kicks, one of the earliest popular literary websites

"The music scenes in “On The Road” are some of the best scenes in the book.  This is jazz itself, captured in prose."

Levi Asher: Literary Kicks

Levi Asher, born Marc…

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New Yorker Dave Fields talks about Hubert Sumlin, Big Apple's blues scene and his own music paths

"I hear people try to copy it today but it’s hard. The Chess played the way they lived. Times have changed. Music today reflects that."

Dave Fields: Blues Detonation in Big Apple

Dave Fields has…

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Greek American writer Stephanie Nikolopoulos talks about Kerouac, David Amram, Jazz, and Beat family

"The legacy of the Beats is their words!  Their honest, beautiful words set down on paper, giving comfort and hope to many."

Stephanie Nikolopoulos: Burning Furiously Beautiful

Stephanie Nikolopoulos is…

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The Blues Foundation presents the Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Awards 2013

2013 KBA Award winners anounced! 

The Blues Foundation will honor 15 individuals and organizations with its 2013 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Awards during a recognition luncheon Friday, February 1, 2013, in Memphis, Tennessee. Each year, The Blues Foundation presents the KBA Awards to individuals and organizations that have made…

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Louisiana based musician Peter Novelli talks about Dr. John, Sonny Landreth, Augie Meyers, and NOLA

"Louisiana roots music is special; it has a feel that doesn’t exist anywhere else. Louisiana has so many true legends in music." 

Peter Novelli: Spicy NOLA Gumbo…

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Vancouver’s bluesman James ‘Buddy’ Rogers talks about his blues buddies and Canadian scene

"Open up and realize Blues is universal and not boring, sad, and rough around the edge whiskey voice music."

James "Buddy" Rogers: Me and my guitar 

Most blues musicians can proudly recall…

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Playwright of "Beat" Paavo Hall talks about Kerouac, Burroughs, Ginsberg, Snyder, and Clellan-Holmes

"A beat motto and what I've learned from the Beats would be: When the going gets weird, procrastinate."

Paavo Hall: The Beat Odyssey

Yale playwright Paavo Hall was born in Bamberg,…

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New Yorker Wildcat O'Halloran talks about Bo Diddley, Albert Collins, New England's scene and his band

"Blues helps us deal with the ups and downs of life...well, ain't that kind of like what a religion does?"

Wildcat O' Halloran: NY Bluezism

Hottest guitar-driven high-energy blues band ever to come out…

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An Interview with Texan Aaron Burton: The musical heritage of Texas through the prism of the folk blues

"Life - I believe everyone has experiences that could be put to music."

Aaron Burton: Old recipe of blues

Aaron Burton is a young Texan guitarist, mandolinist, and…

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Added by Michalis Limnios BLUES @ GREECE on November 13, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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