March 2021 Blog Posts (29)

Q&A with Nashville-based songwriter/musician Doug Jones, reflection of listening to classic blues from all eras

"There is a stigma of race when it comes to the blues. The color of your skin has nothing to do whether you have the blues or not, everyone has the blues one way or another."

Doug Jones: Music City Emotions

Doug Jones is songwriter, and musician based in Nashville, Tennessee. Doug says: "My sound is a reflection of listening to…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 9, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary drummer Roger Earl of Foghat, one of the hardest working musicians in Rock n’ Roll history

"I feel a lot more American than English because I grew up in London listening to American music. This is all I wanted to do. I had the chance to play with my musical heroes. America was the place to do this. It’s a wonderful place and it’s an incredible opportunity to be here with such generous people. I can tell you a number of stories when I first came over here. Yes, this is home and I love this land."…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 8, 2021 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Q&A with Grammy Award-winning guitarist Ed Gerhard, his music has touched audiences all over the world

"One of the most important things I have learned playing music to people is that music often has a much greater impact than I have realized. I have received many messages from people who told me how deeply my music has affected them and helped them through difficult times."

Ed Gerhard: The World of Roots Music

Performing on 6-string, 12-string,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 4, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Italy-born blues musician Luca Giordano, has emerged as one of the outstanding talents on the world Blues scene

"Music brings people together, and art in general. But today the main word is "divide". We are divided by social issues and different points of view on social media, creating an amplificated hate effect. And it’s sad to see this happening inside the worldwide blues community too."

Luca Giordano: Let's Talk About The Blues

Guitarist, bandleader,…

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Q&A with British ‘60s Psychedelic Legends Nirvana, Patrick Campbell-Lyons and Alex Spyropoulos

"It’s always the People who decide on the shock music has in our everyday lifestyle. Today it’s impact is with rap and dance: “let’s get loose man…tomorrow may not be there again”. The music is much more physical than cerebral. The body is rolling loose. Sex is the epicenter. I would like to hear a fairer repartition of both."

Nirvana: The Music Bliss of Mind &…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 2, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments

President of the Lafcadio Hearn Society/USA, Steve Kemme talks about Lafcadio Hearn's legacy and his open mind

"Lafcadio Hearn’s legacy in terms of race and social consciousness is demonstrating the need for tolerance of people of different races, nations and religions. And not just to tolerate them, but to learn about them and get to know them as fellow human beings. He also displayed the importance of helping those in need."

Steve Kemme: Lafcadio Hearn's Open Mind…

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Q&A with avant-jazz musician Brandon Ross, crafted a personal approach to guitar, music and improvisation

"Music’s impact on anything, is to connect us to the essential nature of ourselves; our freedom; our unique sovereignty as Human Beings. True love, is the ultimate ‘revolutionary’ act/choice. Unconditional love."

Brandon Ross: Global Music Roots

Brandon Ross is an American avant-jazz guitarist, composer, band leader, vocalist, and…

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Q&A with drummer Jonathan Schang of District 97 - one of the most musically adventurous Prog Rock band

"If you put something of a high enough quality out into the world, there WILL be people out there with whom it resonates. That can lead to a wonderfully symbiotic relationship with people and places you would never have otherwise encountered."

District 97: Expect The Unexpected

Chicago prog rock band District 97 will be releasing a new live album…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 2, 2021 at 7:30am — No Comments

Q&A with multi talented musician Joe Macre - the original bassist for the progressive rock band “Crack The Sky”

"Believe in yourself and pursue music and not fame."

Joe Macre: American Garage Dream

Joe Macre is best known as the original bassist for the progressive rock band “Crack The Sky”, whose debut was voted album of the year in Rolling Stone Magazine and is still included in the top 50 progressive rock albums of all time. The new release from Joe…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 1, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

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