"First of all, the blues has now become a universal language, which allows to express some of the deepest feelings anyone could have. In a very direct, effective, understandable and, let’s not forget, enjoyable way. Anywhere - in Europe too."
Freddie Albertoni: Blues Cannonball
Freddie & The Cannonballs is a Swiss blues band…Continue
"I am working with kids whole my life, or through my TV show for kids, or as an art teacher, or as a father of three kids, and also through Blues At School that I am doing from Memphis to Croatia. Kids are pure essence of human being, so open, so natural and direct. Someone said that if you look into kids eyes you can see God. I am always learning from kids."
"Music does calm the savage beast, but also feeds him as well. I found that no matter what changing moods I have gone through in life; music has been the great equalizer. No matter if it is pain, happiness, sadness, anguish, exhilaration, love, music has played a key role in helping me cope and keep well adjusted."
Brian Tarquin: The Man, His Guitars, and The Brothers…Continue
"I believe I am missing the days that there were Heroes and big talents in the Blues scene and all music genres. Even 80's 90's pop starts, rock starts, bands, greatest talents. My fear is Blues becomes only entertainer music for people only listens to dance and have parties and losing the soul and vibe same time, those great performing musicians / singers becomes really rare to see now a days."…Continue
"I believe that the 60’s and the 70’s were magnificent years for the British scene. The most important bands in the world came out of those years, and it was revolutionary. Much of that audience lives still, and they transmit the passion for live music to their children and grandchildren. I have seen it at the CB’s shows."
The Cinelli Brothers: Blues Knights…Continue
"Poetry can have the same subversive power as music. Although it is much more solitary both in creation and appreciation, it can open minds, unite them. Poetry is a door. It can open galaxies of space. It is infinite. In fact it is not much different that music and where music and poetry join, magic can result."
Omonoia Circus: Sappho's Little Boat…Continue
"In the way that music provides a soundtrack for our lives, the messaging in songs impacts the way we think and perceive the world. Music can be a safe place to explore ideas. As songwriters, I hope that we can broach challenging topics. I also hope that we will have critical listeners."
Kate Weekes: Better Days Ahead
For her fourth solo album…Continue
"I’ve learned that the hardest thing to do when you’re an artist/musician/writer, is to get outside of yourself and listen to others to help understand what makes the music work and flow even better. Some of us haven’t been able to do that since our own level of talent keeps us self -involved."
Charlie Souza: Live Your Dream…Continue
"Music is a gift from God, I want it to heal and bring people together. Love, joy, and excitement."
Eric Turner: The Secret Place of Music
Eric Turner began his musical career with two years of classical piano study. Then, he picked up the guitar and has never put it down since! His first rock band, The Tropics, Florida’s number one show band, was…Continue
""The interesting thing is, when travelling around, you realize that every human being aspires to similar things outside of life. They want a good home, a good mate, a decent job and some entertainment. Blues is appreciated anywhere I’ve travelled to It’s a bit of a universal language that can reach every culture."
Wolf Mail: On The Blues Road Again…Continue