November 2012 Blog Posts (31)

Greek Blues Scene - Interview with Blue Flames (Salonikidis & Kariotes): Keep the blues rock burning

"Blues like other music genres is a way to express your inner feelings BUT even more, you know…here we're talking about the power of simplicity."

The Blue Flames: Northern Blues sparks…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Interview with blues humanist/poet Tas Cru: one of the most unique of bluesmen plying his trade today

"Blues poetry, like literature, they speak of the human condition and evoke a meaningful response on many levels."

Tas Cru: Keeping The Blues Alive

It is not for…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 10, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Musician/ agent Bruce Flett of Bluebirds talks about Bo Diddley, Hendrix, Louisiana's scene and Greece

"Appreciating Blues is maybe the best way I know how to connect with other cultures/ethnic groups in America."

Bruce Flett: Southern Bluebird

Bruce is a veteran musician with the…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 9, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Southern photographer Jan King talks about Willie King, Eddie Kirkland, Blues, and the power of image

"Blues is so real and it does not depend on being commercial."

Jan King: The reality of music image

Jan Yates King is a partner at Two Sisters Photography and specializes in music photography…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 8, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

An Interview with visual artist Chris Kruse: Artworks that celebrates the human experience of all cultures

"What I found attractive in the Blues, in general, was the realness. No fluff, no safety nets, pure passion."

Chris Kruse: Never walk alone with the Blues

Chris Kruse is a visual folk…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 6, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

An Interview with Altered Five: A hot Soul-Rockin’ Blues quintet from Milwaukee

"The cliché is true: Blues is a feeling."

Altered Five: Rockin’ rhythm ’n’ blues

From day one, Altered Five dared to be different. The quintet formed in…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 5, 2012 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Aurthor and musician Carl Waldman talks about the Beats, Sikelianos, New York, and Native Americans

"On listening to poets like Charley Plymell and Ray Bremser, I’ve heard jazz-like meter, syncopation, swing, along with the soul of blues."

Carl Waldman: Cherry Valley Blues…

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Catalan multi talend Blas Picon talks about Nick Curran, Barcelona scene, and his road in Blues way

"My wish for the Blues is for it to stay underground, not to become mainstream. This way it won’t lose its essence."

Blas Picón: Blues to the bone

Blas Picón was born in Barcelona 1969, has been in the music…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 5, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

An Interview with painter Lennie Jones: An American Folk artist of the holistic Blues experience

"We can all identify with the realities in the Blues on some fundamental level. In spite of the often painful lyricism, what a joyful soulshakin' noise."

Lennie Jones: Art with heart and soul…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 4, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

An Interview with Homemade Jamz Blues Band: The Youngest Blues Band in America

"The feelings and stories of the past are something that I would have loved to experience."

Homemade Jamz Blues Band: The New Bluebloods

Homemade Jamz Blues Band got its start in Baumholder,…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 3, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Poet/spoken word artist Jim Cohn talks about Ginsberg, Naropa university, music, poetry and his projects

"Music and poetry exist in numerous dimensions exclusive of each another, yet one is never without the other."

Jim Cohn: “Diamond Fragments, Golden Sparks”

Jim Cohn has lead a life chronicling his times…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 3, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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