December 8, 2019
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BLUES INTERVIEWS VIDEOS Woman in Jazz & Blues
Interview with Grammy nominated artist Janiva Magness: new album “Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty” is at the nexus of re-invention and tradition. “We are ...
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A long-standing and too many welcome live offer at Klevjerhagan in Sande is now history. Hagan Music Festival, formerly known as the Hagan Blues Festival, announces that the ...
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IOAN STREBA – Album “BALKANS JAZZ” Ethnic Gipsy Blues Label Plaza Mayor Company Ltd Distribution Sergent Major Company Ltd – The Orchard IOAN STREBA, Romanian musician who has ...
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Interview with Canadian duo of Wide Mouth Mason: Their new album returning to blues roots, with heavy lap steel and songs about travelling, reinvention and transition. How has ...
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Interview with Canadian energic vocalist Angel Forrest: stays true to her country and blues roots. How has the Blues and Rock counterculture influenced your views of the world ...
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Interview with harmonica master Sugar Blue – his new album reflects the constant research of sounds and emotions that drives his creative force. What do you learn about ...
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Holy Week 1-3. November 2019 was the world-class blues in Frederikshavn. Arena Nord was the venue for Denmark’s biggest blues festival, Blues Heaven. The concerts took place on ...
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The weekend of November 8-10, the Norwegian blues community celebrated itself in a large-scale blues invasion of London. The finale was in the very large parlor of concert ...
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Jazz interview with jazz vocalst and harmonica player Bobby Rush. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a ...
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Interview with Americana Roots band of Dustbowl: the “Mother Earth Rock” elegy. How has the Rock counterculture influenced your views of the world and the journeys you’ve taken? ...
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The late New Orleans great Dr. John will be featured on a new, posthumously released album, Big Band Voodoo, out Nov. 1 on Orange Music. Recorded in 1995 ...
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Quarterly for 17 years, Longyearbyen Blues Club has organized Dark Season Blues. It is this date the sun goes below the horizon and darkness begins. It is still ...
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Conducted Fjyra Bluesklubb at Sandane in Nordfjord on the 22nd edition of FjordBlues. American Hannah Wicklund was the headliner of the year, and this was her very first ...
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Jazz interview with jazz singer and guitarist Anders Osborne. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Interview with Louisiana-based quartet, Doug Duffey and BADD: deeply rooted in regional Blues and flavored with a pinch of Memphis Rock-N-Soul. How has Louisiana’s music and heritage influenced ...
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Interview with Mr. Downchild & Kasimira (Blues Meets Girl) – Down home, Soulful, Smokin’, and Passionate Blues. What do you learn about yourself from the Blues people and culture? What does the blues mean to you? Steve: I am an old school Blues guy, but I have learned to keep an open ear, and follow that. I used to be narrow minded but now I accept new things and weave them into my traditional style. The Blues gives form to my expression of life experiences. ...
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Rhode Island-based singer/songwriter/cornetist Al Basile teams up with guitarist/producer Duke Robillard and his outstanding band to deliver this pleasing collection of originals. Inspired by the grooves of Little ...
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“Jambalaya and crawfish pie and fillet gumbo…” Blues fans far and wide will be in the mood for such soul food once they listen to Come On Down, the latest ...
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One of the most respected blues artists in Western Canada and based out of Vernon, B.C., Les Copeland proves once again that he’s a skilled guitarist across multiple ...
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Interview with blues master Lucky Peterson: celebrating his 50th Anniversary of career with a new album. How has the Blues, Gospel and Jazz influenced your views of the ...
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Keb’ Mo’ holds a special place in some of our imaginations. The fantasy: What would have happened if Robert Johnson hadn’t died from poisoning in 1938 but actually ...
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In the midst of the turmoil between the concerts during the anniversary festival at Brekstad, the organizers held a mark for Tore Røstad, one of the founders of ...
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Interview with Wentus Blues Band – the supernatural heartbeat of Nordic blues explosion – released their new album ”TOO MUCH MUSTARD” produced by Duke Robillard. What were the ...
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Interview with veteran Rhythm n’ Blues saxophonist Jimmy Carpenter – Gulf Coast Records released his new album ‘Soul Doctor’. How has the Blues and Soul music influenced your ...
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Interview with bluesman Brad Vickers: new album “Twice As Nice” is a true privilege to be able to record a fresh batch of songs. When did you first ...
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Interview with DC-based Moonshine Society (Black Petty): soulful blues and old-school R&B. How has the Blues and Roots Rock music and culture influenced your views of the world ...
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BLUES NEWS VIDEOS
On October 17, 2019, the international blues group the D’Black Blues Orchestra will hold a large open-air concert in the city of Gyumri, on Freedom Square. The performance ...
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Blues In Hell is not for little ones. Here you have to be both persevering and creative to bring the goodies to the menu. The music is served ...
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September 5, it’s time for the big blues party at Hell in Trøndelag, Blues in Hell. As always, festival manager Brovoll and his staff have put together a ...
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Interview with Milwaukee-based ‘Tweed feat. Gervis Myles’: a band of the “soul-revival” movement with their own style of Memphis flavored music. How has the Blues and Gospel influenced ...
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Bobby Rush is one of the last of the blues titans, especially from the Chicago scene of Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, Jimmy Reed and Buddy Guy. He was ...
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Interview with Meg Williams: guitar-driven songs, soulful vocals, and lyrics exploring heartbreak, with blues – soul – rock influences. How has the Blues and Roots music influenced your ...
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BLUES New CD's Review VIDEOS
Roots and Branches — The Songs of Little Walter cementsBilly Branch’s place among the kings as he and his Sons of Blues dedicate this disc to the best who ...
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J.P. Soars brings us a brand new CD produced by Tab Benoit. It was recorded at Tab’s Whiskey Bayou studio in Houma, LA. The bands is Soar’s Red ...
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This is Bobby Rush’s 75th career release.  He’s won a dozen Blues Music Awards, was honored with a Blues Blast Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award and has now released ...
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Interview with Aussie-based McNaMarr Project (John McNamara & Andrea Marr): Two power house voices combine to bring you the sound of Soulful Blues. What were the reasons that ...
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Just when the Notodden Blues Festival needed it most, they knocked on all the gloomy predictions about their further existence. This year’s festival is not the one that ...
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The world is full of acoustic guitar players. There are guitar players then we have a handful of musicians who stand apart. Terry Robb is definitely part of ...
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Lucky Peterson is the subject of much attention this year. He adorns the cover of the latest issue of American Living Blues, and his concert on Saturday, August ...
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Since he won the IBC in 2010 Grady Champion has kept busy, setting up his own D Champ label and releasing albums regularly, most recently on Malaco, this ...
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The acronym “RIYL” is a fabulous piece of shorthand, a key that unlocks the mystery of what an artist’s work looks and/or sounds like. Alabama’s Adam Holt is ...
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The inclusion of Norwegian bands and local representation increases significantly on this year’s edition of Notodden Blues Festival. Several smaller clubs are back in the program and there ...
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Andres Roots is an Estonian guitar player who has produced 11 new tracks and one cover that are performed solo except for “Tango Walk” where he is joined ...
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I’ve been a big fan of Seth Walker for more than a decade now, since first hearing his 2007 CD, Seth Walker. Born in North Carolina in 1972 ...
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Pianist and regular Blues Cruise piano bar host Mitch Woods is no stranger to New Orleans or to Jazzfest but in 2018 the festival organizers asked him to ...
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ARTISTS BLUES VIDEOS
The fire soul Freddy Iversen was honored during this year’s Cementblues in Kjøpsvik, which was the tenth in a row. There were many musical highlights, but the greatest ...
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The Netherlands is the home of blues rocker Julian Sas. He has been making music for almost 25 years.  His 4 piece group consists of Sas (guitar & ...
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Interview with acclaimed New England-based guitarist/singer Paul Gabriel: released his new album “Man of Many Blues” produced by Duke Robillard. What do you learn about yourself from the ...
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Satisfied is Tim Gartland’s first release since 2017’s If You Want A Good Woman. And the good news is that Satisfied follows in the same impressive style as its predecessor, with a ...
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Blues Beatles from exotic Brazil made their first concert in Norway up a slope inside the Hjørundfjord on Sunnmøre. Trandalblues had invited a band the few have heard ...
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The 23rd blues festival in beautiful Skånevik is well in port, once again with a lineup adapted to both the blues people and the settled people. The festival ...
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Interview with veteran singer, songwriter & guitarist Mark Cameron – continues his mission to hone his skills as a blues storyteller on his latest release “On A Roll”.  ...
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A fixture on the blues-rock scene for decades, Billy Hector is a tasty vocalist/guitarist who seamlessly fuses blues with the sound of the Jersey Shore in an electrifying ...
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The Fender Telecaster guitar is the first widely available and viable solid body guitar. First sold by Leo Fender in 1950 as the Esquire, then the Broadcaster and ...
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Interview with NYC Blues Hall of Famer Billie Williams – rich repertoire that includes blues, rock, soul, jazz, and country. How has the Blues, Jazz, and Soul music ...
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Born near Memphis in 1915 and one of the most important yet under-recorded artists who bridged the gap from country to urban blues, Johnny Shines lives again with ...
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You’re never too old to “live the dream,” no matter what it is. Mick Clarke, from Surrey, England, proves this on his new album Steppin’ Out. Reviewers on YouTube have ...
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Larry Griffith has been based in Atlanta since 1990 and has produced a series of albums and EPs over the years. His latest Bonafide reflects a turbulent time in his ...
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Although Bob Frank has spent a lifetime in the blues and roots music field and recorded several albums with the band Blue Lunch this is his first solo ...
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Interview with legendary Blues-Rock guitarist Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown – their fortieth album titled “City Night” on Quarto Valley Records. When was your first desire to become ...
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