November 2016 Blog Posts (26)

Louisiana bluesman Kenny Neal talks about the impact of Blues on literature and the real deal of 'old timers'

"I use to hope that the Blues would survive, that was back in the '70's when Blues got real slow. The Blues had the Blues then, but '80's they bounced back. Now today is stronger then ever, the Blues will live on."

Kenny Neal: The Blues Bloodline…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 7, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with legendary guitarist Larry Coryell, one of the pioneers of jazz/fusion -- deserves a special place in music

"Jazz is an African-based music. You don't have to be African to play it but you must understand the "African" aspects of the music in order to play it the right way. What is great is that Jazz is America's only original art form."

Larry Coryell: The Jazz Vision of…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 7, 2016 at 12:35pm — No Comments

South Carolina native bluesman Wes Mackey talks about his life journey on the Blues roads

"I learned how to use the music to lift my spirits, so The blues is really about story telling the stories are about every part of life."

Wes Mackey: The Blues Journey

With more than 50 years in music he…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 4, 2016 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Q&A with Canadian multi-genre artist Lyric Dubee, personalize his own style of music known as Revolution Rock

"It's a huge impact on it as it crossed over a lot of people to what was once called Race music. Today blues is mainstream with white young guitar players. Helped race relations and guys like Bonamassa carry on the memory of all the great African America players.

Lyric Dubee: Revolution…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 3, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Storyteller, musician and ethnomusicologist Jeremy Lyons talks about his journeys on the world of music

"The opportunity to play music for and with children has been a blessing. I've learned to slow down a little, play a bit more deliberately, to be more conscious of what I'm doing – more present."

The Wonderful World of Jeremy Lyons…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 1, 2016 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Interview with harmonicist/bandleader Pierre Lacocque of Mississippi Heat -- traditional blues with unique sound

"The blues is a musical language in which I feel understood, and in which I can navigate comfortably and express my innermost self."

Pierre Lacocque: Burning Chicago Blues

As band leader and…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on November 1, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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