April 15, 2021
INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues

Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Monika Herzig. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – How do you prepare before your performances to help you maintain ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and vocalist Laila Biali. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Benny Rubin Jr. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Thollem McDonas. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Jazz interview with jazz contrabassist Yuri Goloubev. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Interview with North Carolina-native singer & guitarist Harvey Dalton Arnold: Passion for the blues How has Blues and Rock Counterculture influenced your views of the world and the ...
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Jazz interview with Italian jazz flugelhorn player and trumpet teacher Dario Savino Doronzo. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist and banjoist Richard Bonnet. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Jason Foureman. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Interview with blues, roots, and rock musician CD Woodbury: Northwest’s best kept secret. How has the Blues and Rock counterculture influenced your views of the world and the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Nuphar Fey. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and keyboardist Emie Rioux-Roussel. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Interview with Gregg Martinez: A rhythm and blues singer and purveyor of the south Louisiana genre called Swamp Pop. How has the NOLA music and heritage influenced your ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Tony Kofi. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Harald Svensson. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Benjamin Boone. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Interview with Bachir Attar, the leader of Master Musicians of Jajouka: The primordial echo of rock ‘n’ roll Which is the most interesting period in your life and ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Dave Kain. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Shelley King. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter of taking certain ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer John Di Martino. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Angel Zaberski. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Niels Lan Doky. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Interview with Canada-based pianist/singer Michael Kaeshammer: Boogie On The Blues Highway How has the Blues and Jazz Counterculture influenced your views of the world and the journeys you’ve ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Daniel Toledo. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz composer, arranger, guitarist, vocalist Joel Harrison. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist Bartosz Hadala. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vibraphonist Chris Dingman. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Silvio Amato. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Interview with UK guitarist Chantel McGregor – the Blues came first, but rock and pop was always waiting on the corner. How has the Blues and Rock Counterculture ...
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Jazz interview with jazz trumpeter Marvin Frey. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz trumpeter and vocalist Susana Santos Silva. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Aron Namenwirth. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vibraphonist Warren Wolf. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Interview with Wayne Nicholson & John Campbelljohn – The Canadian duo keeps the legend of Elmore James alive! How has the Blues and Rock Counterculture influenced your views ...
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Jazz Interview with jazz pianist and composer George Kontrafouris. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Sam Gendel. An interview by email in writing. There are also such fools who appear to be the bad musicians, to be burned. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist​ ​Stephen Menold. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Interview with UK guitarist, Norman Beaker: An ambassador of British blues around the Europe with new album on his belt. How has the Blues n’ Rock Counterculture influenced ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist, keyboardist and vocalist Grégory Privat. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz fluteist Elsa Nilsson. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer David Kikoski. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Michael Wolff. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Interview with multiple Blues Music Award winner Doug MacLeod – superb songwriting, guitar wizardry, warm soulful vocals. How has the Blues and Roots Counterculture influenced your views of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist, vocalist and composer Carole Nelson. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalist Denise Leslie. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Antonio Colangelo. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer, percussionist and vocalist Ferenc Nemeth. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Interview with Mexican versatile saxophonist Evelyn Rubio: Crossing Blues & Soul Borders. How has the Blues, Soul and Rock counterculture influenced your views of the world and the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – How to prevent disparate influences from coloring what you’re doing? Ahmad ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and vocalist Lilli Lewis. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz keyboardist Simon Oslender. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Marcus Halver and saxophonist Oliver Wendt. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and ...
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Jazz interview with jazz trumpeter and vocalist Frederik Köster. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Bernd Suchland. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Doug Stone. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist and oudist Gordon Grdina. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Interview with Jim Gustin and Truth Jones, firmly establish themselves in the southern California blues scene and share some of the wisdom they have gained on the journey. ...
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Jazz Interview with jazz pianist and composer Engin Ozsahin. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Massimo Faraò. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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Interview with Victor Wainwright: music representing virtually every corner of the roots music world – new album MEMPHIS LOUD, will be released on APRIL 24. How has the American Roots Music (and Counterculture of) influenced your views of the world and the journeys you’ve taken? American Roots Music and it’s subculture has provided me with opportunities to meet some of the finest examples of human beings this world has to offer. It’s also opened my eyes to both simple and complex everyday realities, that then often become masterfully written stories and songs, delivered both by my colleagues and outstanding songwriters across the globe. How do you describe your sound, music philosophy and songbook? Where does your creative drive come from? ...
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