Michael Limnios Blues Network's Blog – November 2020 Archive (23)

Q&A with poet, musician, ethnomusicologist Steven Taylor - deeply knowledgeable about the music and poetry works

"As far as we know, in ancient times, poetry and music were the same thing. And of course we still speak of the music of poetry, in terms of meter, rhythm, rhyme, alliteration, repetition, and so on, even when the poetry is read silently from a page. If literature is defined as fine writing, it is always musical to some extent."

Steven Taylor: Notes Sutra,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 3, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

Greek poet, writer and translator Christos Angelakopoulos talks about the Beat Movement, poetry and music

"I learned to be open to the chance, it made me want to “follow my inner moonlight”, express my feelings without being afraid and live my life to the fullest. Of course, “On the Road” brought in the forefront the technique of Bob prosody… More importantly, it taught me the meaning of friendship and it instructed me to try to listen to the music of the words, always underlying though seemingly latent, just like the music of the…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 2, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Paul Boddy & The SlideWinder Blues Band hits hard with its own brand of Texas and Chicago driven contemporary blues

"Music is like the great equalizer. It brings people together, no matter the shape, size, backgrounds, orientation or color. You rarely hear people fighting over music. It Is something that is shared, and it bonds us all together. I think we need more music everyday. More unity."

Paul Boddy & The SlideWinder Blues Band

Paul Boddy & The…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 2, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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