"Blues and jazz is a bit outside the commercial realm so it is relatively fad free and will be with us a long time, and folks keep hiring us so we will keep plugging away."
Dave Post: Swingadelic “Little Big Band”
Swingadelic is a jazz/blues ensemble founded in 1998 in Hoboken, New Jersey by bassist Dave Post. Initially, the group played jump…Continue
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"People who love and know music, poets and writers and musicians, it touches them. They understand it."
Bachir Attar: The Master Musician of Jajouka
Bachir Attar was born in Jajouka, Morocco, is the leader of Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar. He is the son of Hadj Abdesalam Attar who led the group Master Musicians of Jajouka at the…Continue
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"Music for a listener is a vehicle to let emotions come out and run free."
Boogie On The Blues Highway
Born and bred in Germany, Michael Kaeshammer began performing club, theatre, and festival stages throughout Europe in his early teens and continued on that…Continue
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"To me, Jazz is music, and music is a language of the heart. And I think that helps people in so many ways."
Mike Stern: The Sound of Jazz Heart
One of the great jazz guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern has the unique ability to play with the finesse and lyricism of Jim Hall, the driving swing of Wes Montgomery and the turbulent, overdriven…Continue
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"Everything is the blues - the blues is what you want to hear when you’re down in order to accompany you in your misery, and then when you want to lift yourself up..."
Bees Deluxe: Royal Jelly Blues
Bees Deluxe is an anything-but-basic blues band. They are hell-bent on a mission to drag the electric-analog blues of Chicago in the 60’s, the Blue Note…Continue
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"Every musical generation has its own interesting peaks to offer."
Joerg Steineck: Art, Film & Music
Joerg Steineck is a freelance filmmaker, graphic designer and illustrator based in Berlin, Germany. Over the last 10 plus years he has produced independent documentaries and fictional short films which have been well received by international…Continue
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"The impact of Blues was nothing short of revolutionary, back then, for a reason, born as the honest voice of oppression and segregation. Rock' s birth brought a revolution as well, in a different way, reflecting social and cultural changes... What about today? Both blues and rock have seen a myriad of different expressions of their evolutions."
Dirty Trainload: Rock’n’Blues…Continue
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"Music has the ability to bring people together regardless of any sort of status. I love watching that happen."
Gravel & Grace: Bringing the Blues
Gravel & Grace is an innovative R&B Blues group that has taken the stage by storm. The seven piece band is fronted by Big Earl Matthews, a twenty plus year Blues legend, and Ava Grace, a…Continue
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"That is my hope and dream is we can bring people together with our music."
Sir Rod Patterson: A Man On A Mission
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"Happiness for me is just producing something every day, you know, the more things I can produce whether it’s music, nowadays my gardening has taken up a lot of my soul. It makes me feel better, it makes me feel calm."
Christine Ohlman: The Lady of Our Soul
Christine Ohlman (aka "The Beehive Queen" for her mile-high platinum-blonde hairdo) is the…Continue
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"Impact of music on racial and socio-cultural implications: Good, real music bridges any divide and should always bring people together. In my musical world there is no racism, prejudice or discrimination…"
Steve Walwyn: Let The Good Times Roll
Steve Walwyn is a British rhythm and blues guitarist, best known for his playing with Dr. Feelgood, but…Continue
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"Blues is roots and roots are always the same. When leaves on the tree die, they are part of the fertilizer that feeds the roots".
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne:
Exciting, Creative & Soulful
Kenneth Wayne Spruell was born in Spokane, Washington in 1944, and spent his early years in New…Continue
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"Music raises the collective conscience and the doors of perception open to us music unites peoples and tames beasts."
Javier Vargas: From South to Your Heart
Over 24 studio albums, eight platinum albums, international tours and performances with the greatest of music legends; In almost three decades of his career, Javier Vargas has earned the…Continue
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