I never thought I’d call a blues band “authentic” that splashed a heavy dollup of Ramones punk attitude onto a bed of alien invasion smoothy guitars, but Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen are unquestionably authentic.
Sam declared that “to me, making music is all about freedom. I believe I have a gift from God and I’ve worked hard all my life to pursue my own vision of it…
American Blues Scene spoke recently with Tony Coleman who is best known for his 29 years as B.B. King’s drummer.
The New Orleans great discusses his friend B.B. King, his appearance in the HBO series Treme, The Stones covering his music, losing everything in Katrina, and how New Orleans music is coming back strong!
if Muddy’s performance at the Newport Folk Festival in 1958 didn’t cement that reputation on film, the Sony Legacy DVD Soundstage Blues Summit in Chicago, 1974 does.
It took ten years for Ana Popovic to convince her father Milton to record an album together… now for the first time, hear the first track off of “Blue Room”!
Luther Allison’s son Bernard used to hide in the closet when Johnny Winter came over to the house because he was afraid of the albino with pink eyes…
Actually, I was supposed to go to Vienna and be an opera singer. They told me I could really do something big in opera, but, my heart is in the blues …
Dennis McNally’s ah-ha moment in deciding to write his book, On Highway 61 – Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom, came after Bob Dylan’s comments.
LeniStern_BluesSoulAfricanHeart_DebraDevi The blues is a universal language, and electric guitarist Leni Stern’s fluency has lured her into African adventures