"We live in such dark times with all the suffering caused by this terrible virus that people need hope. Certainly what I hear in good music is a sense of the possibility of a better, more loving world."
John Hackett: The Human Voice of Music
John Hackett is known for his distinctive flute sound in the world of progressive music and as an…Continue
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"Blues and Rock demolished ill-minded stereotypes, promoting equality amongst all people. It combined elements of various cultures from around the world, undermining the concept of borders while appreciating the importance of every culture alone. It's music made by the people, for the people."
Noma Nloko: Mojo Working Blues
Noma Nloko is a trio,…Continue
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"I think music is still having the desired affect on people. It can take away sadness, bring people together, express love and hope. There is nothing quite like a stroll down a musical memory lane to stir the emotions."
Colin Hart: A Rock n' Roll Life
In July 1971 Colin Hart, a Geordie lad from South Shields, was on his first tour of America…Continue
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"The Blues is true to life as we live it. Because it is deep rooted in the fiber of man, it is a part of living. All the situations you deal with daily are in the blues."
Andrew ‘Jr.Boy’ Jones: A True Bluesman
Andrew ‘Jr. Boy’ Jones was raised in Dallas, Texas, by his mother Gladys, who was a single parent after divorcing her husband…Continue
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"Music MUST be used to bring people together and should be introduced to children, so they can understand what ' harmony' really means. It also helps with mental arithmetic."
Zoot Money: Let The Big Times Roll
Quite simply the biggest character on the British rhythm and blues scene since the early 1960s, Zoot Money was born George Bruno Money on…Continue
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"I have been playing the blues in Chicago since 1998 and even since then many things have changed. There are fewer and fewer people playing the traditional style of Chicago Blues like I like to play. I am hopeful that there will always be people who enjoy live music and I want to be playing the style I learned from the greats."
Shoji Naito: Chicago Blues Gem…Continue
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"I believe that the music that I play affects people by lifting their spirits. Blues, contrary to some opinions, is meant to lift the spirit, not dampen it. By being 100% committed to what I do and being able to express that through music and through my passion for music I think helps raise people up."
Pat Carey: Maple Jazz & Blues Navigator…Continue
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"Music emphatically affects people whether I want it to or not. It’s a language that speaks through mood and emotion across all borders and even species. It stimulates, heals and informs. Music is an incomparable communicator. An expression of being human."
Mick Gallagher: Spiritual Rock n' Roll
Mickey Gallagher born 29 October 1945 in Newcastle…Continue
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