"The Blues is pure emotion. As long as people have souls, they will feel the blues. I wish everyone could experience this music."
Zac Harmon: Keeping The Blues Alive
Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style continues the lineage of American Blues Music. Born and raised in…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 26, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments
"I feel that the impact on racial lines is that we all have problems and situations, but life goes on with or without us. I want to affect people through being able to get a chuckle out of my lyrics and not take everything so seriously."
Willie Jackson: All In the Blues
Willie Jackson is a native of Savannah, Georgia Music has been a huge part of…Continue
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"Staying true to your vision. Take advice and suggestions from people you trust, but in the end, trust your instincts. Dare to dream, and don’t listen to the non-dreamers."
Neil "Porkroll" Taylor: Americana Blues
The Porkroll Project, from the greater Philadelphia, PA area is hard rocking 5 piece blues band who play a high energy blend of fresh…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 22, 2021 at 10:00pm — No Comments
"The music business has changed a lot in my lifetime - but I think it’s important to remember that it’s been changing the whole time - like last century, the century before that, and probably much further back than that. What I really hope for the future is that live music can continue and continue to be popular. Because a sort of magic can happen when performers interact with a live audience and with each other. There’s nothing else like…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 22, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments
"It is the birth place of American music with influences that are Caribbean, jazz, Indian, blues, gospel, etc. The music community has a vibe unlike other places because of the culture, the food, etc. It is like a gumbo with all the ingredients I just mentioned."
Nick Daniels III: Thats New Orleans Sound
Nick Daniels III is a native New Orleanian…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 22, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
"Knowing your worth is important in this industry that is largely run by men; then adding tax. That's one of my motto's. The Status of women I believe is that the Future is Female. I see women coming together, networking and encouraging one another as we continue to level up in Blues, Soul and Jazz. I belong to a network of women who gather together since Covid and have been a tremendous support system and networking community. Women are "Comin for…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 21, 2021 at 7:30pm — No Comments
"It is a touching of the soul, breaking barriers and communicating the special and important things that words can often not express. I would like to think that I can remind them of their spirituality and the innate qualities of sensitivity that modern life and smart phones/screens can distract us from."
Will Johns: Bluesdaddy Top Cream
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 19, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments
"I have learned to Love what I do and to be proud of what I have accomplished. The Blues for me is an art form that allows myself and so many musicians to express our feelings and our emotions with our music."
Joseph Veloz: Feel The Fusion Music
With new album Joseph And The Velozians (2021), Joseph Veloz presents his signature fusion of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 17, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments
"Music can be so influential in all levels cultural, social, spiritual and make people realize that changes can be made for the betterment of the world and also personally. A song with a positive message can reach all over the world simultaneously now with the social media times."
L. Shankar: Seasons Greetings…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 14, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments
"Find yourself musically. Do what you do. Develop your own thing - your own sound & style. It’s ok to learn from other players, songwriters, singers. But, learn how they do things. Learn how they sing that way, where they get their tone, place the note in their body to get the power or sound, learn how others have learned and then move on. Bring all that to how you feel it. Learn all of that and get to understand how to play around and support the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 13, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments
"As much as I’m enjoying the current state of music, I do miss a few things. I miss vocal performances without pitch correction, timeless melodies, and clear enunciation like you hear from singers such as Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald. I would like to mix traditional jazz with the current trends in music, like artists such as Robert Glasper and Chris Dave. Sometimes I fear that I’ll sound a bit similar to those early singers, but I try to incorporate…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 13, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
"I want to authentically share experiences and those of the community around me, and I hope it's well received, or at least heard and respected."
Memphissippi Sounds: Roots Keepers
A custom blend of North Mississippi hill country blues, Memphis blues and soul, rock, pop, and…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 11, 2021 at 10:30pm — No Comments
"Music, in fact art in all forms, has always been a vehicle for inspiration and change in our world, at least in Western society. Sometimes art impacts our world at large indirectly through cultural influences, be it fashion, language, recreation, etc. Sometimes it's a more direct approach through protest songs, or songs that simply call attention to issues that affect specific communities."
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 7, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments
"It's the universal language. I absolutely HHHAATTEEE seeing "hate" groups use music to promote hate. Music is meant to heal, bring happiness and keep us on the right course."
Wesley Pruitt: Gypsy Soul, Blues Heart
For 20 years, Wesley Pruitt Band has delivered the ups and downs and the ins and outs of love and life, all neatly wrapped in…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 7, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments
"I would stop free online music streaming. These corporations came up with a way so they don`t have to pay the artists. It is a total rip off."
Little G Weevil: The Blues Of Adventure
Little G Weevil is a Hungary born guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer living in the United States. He is known for his authentic style heavily influenced by…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 4, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments
"I think all of us who make music these days are so self aware. It’s hard to just make a song without thinking about what it means or what people might think of it. I think we might better music without so much of our ego tied up in it."
Matt Patershuk: An Honest Effort
Matt’s Grandad used to say: “God loves a trier”. He didn’t mean it in the way…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on October 4, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
"I guess a life well lived is one that helps others and has some amount of service to others and/or to God or to whatever it is that makes you want to be a better cat."
Jason Ricci: Crescent City's Soundtrack
New Orleans-based artists Jason Ricci and Joe Krown, and will release their debut duo album, City Country City, on October 22, by…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 29, 2021 at 7:00pm — No Comments
"Music was the best ambassador of equality out there and probably still is, if you want it to be, that is..."
Nicholas Tremulis: Windy City Poet
Nicholas Tremulis born in 1960 to a jazz piano-playing father and a blues-singing mother, Tremulis grew up in the city's Greektown and in suburban Northbrook. The household was full of music and…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 29, 2021 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"I just want the blues to stay alive. It's a pure form of music and it comes from a sacred place. That is from the heart and soul of men and women. It speaks of truth. Learning to play blues is learning about truth, your truth; expressing your own story and your own feelings. It's a really important music to keep alive and it's actually a very difficult music to play and to play well. I just hope future generations love it as much as I…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 28, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Sometimes we need a sonic game plan for liberation. As long as the music is making you think/ recharge/ participate in your own experience a bit fuller than you imagined--then it's working. We have a responsibility to give the best versions of ourselves in that moment, as listeners and artists, and then to move and change. We want this album to be a testament to trust, open hearts, care and experimentation. Seeing the beauty in the flawed and unexpected…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on September 27, 2021 at 6:30pm — No Comments