"The one thing that I've always wanted to do is give new life to the blues, with experimenting with new things. Giving it a new feel so we can really reach this new generation."
Inetta Visor: Therapeutic Blues Heat
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"Listen to Muddy and Howlin’ Wolf. They share themselves and their lives through their music."
Big Bill Morganfield: Blues has a son and his name is Big…Continue
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The European Blues Challenge is a major European event for the Blues communauty and beyond.
8 and 9 March, took place the 3rd annual European Blues…Continue
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"If you want to be in the music business, you don't have to sell your soul to the devil--you just have to lease it for awhile."
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"Art and music are often interlinked. When listening to certain music you can sense the colors and mood of the piece."
Gavin Mayhew: The sound of Artophone
Gavin Mayhew is an artist…Continue
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Willie Dixon said two important things: “The Blues are the facts of life” and “Blues is the roots and everything else is the fruits.”
Thomas J. Cullen III: …Continue
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"Because roots/blues music is real and vital, and it makes you feel something, like a release of true emotions. And even if it’s a sad song, feeling something real makes a person feel good."
Kathy Murray & Bill Jones: Austin Blues Love…
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"The Hammond organ is connected to Blues/Jazz and Soul music because of it’s connection to the church. Gospel music used it first and it crossed over to secular music."
Clayton Doley: The Joy of Music…Continue
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"The BLUES is the truth, the un-sugar-coated honesty we all face day to day, or even moment to moment."
Michael P. Maness: Coloring the Blues World
From the age of eight, Michael Patrick Maness has been…Continue
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British blues rock great Alvin Lee, a guitarist and singer whose scorching performance at Woodstock propelled his band Ten Years After to wide fame, died on Wednesday of "unforeseen complications" from a routine surgery, family…Continue
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Alvin Lee is gone. So sad about us. The world has lost a truly great and gifted musician.
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"Enjoy life and be grateful for every moment, it is a gift. Be open, kind, loving and laugh a lot...Best advice I ever received. Meditate, it is the way to uncover your soul and be free to be who you are."…Continue
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"New Orleans is like a bowl of 'gumbo'. Gumbo has many ingredients in it, such as, chicken, shrimp, sausage, oysters, etc. and New Orleans music culture possesses the same thing, musically, Dixie Land, R&B, Jazz, Second Line, etc."
Leo Nocentelli: New Orleans…Continue
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At least it feels like it. Today was cold day in here. -20 celsius outside. Where's that fine weather and sunshine? It's going to snow today once again.
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"Most of the artists were part of the hippie movement of the time; the underground culture was really a bunch of young kids who'd run away from home. And, they also wanted to rebel against the rules of design and art."
Bob Masse: Rockin the Art Nouveau …Continue
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"Blues is a big part of American history and I hope it keep its natural roots. Today’s blues is becoming a lot more southern rock based and I think its loosing it natural flavor its history."
Reggie Britton: Call me Black Magic Johnson…Continue
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"Blues is an expression of a person’s deepest emotions. You can’t really listen to the blues without reflecting on your own situation to some degree."
Stevie Silver: Blues journey never ends
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"Great poets use their voices like musicians, drawing forth humor, grief, love, desire, hate, awe. Musicians have a step up with their instrument, that’s why I think some poets like to have a musician accompany them."
Catfish McDaris: The Blues of storyteller…Continue
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