Janiva Magness The day I talked to Janiva Magness was the day of the Tsumani. I am sure that in Japan that day that people laughed and cried. The people that found who they lost and found them well, laughed with joy. Those that never found who they were looking for, well, they cried. I think [...]
Archive for Category: "Blues Music Awards Album"
BMA nominees The Mannish Boys are up for 3 awards this year: Blues Album of the Year, Traditional Blues Album of the Year and Band of the Year. Randy Chortkoff, the driving force behind the band, talks about his deep connection to the blues, what young musicians need to learn and how important it is [...]
Eden Brent, Nominated for a Blues Music Award Eden Brent is another fabulous Blues artist nominated for a Blues Music Award for the Koko Taylor Award. Last year, Eden took the 2010 Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year award. Eden first developed her gutsy vocal-and piano chops via family sing-a-longs and a 16-year apprenticeship with the [...]
Buddy Guy @ Horseshoe Casino Southern IN, 2010 George”Buddy” Guy , the seventy four year old pioneer of the Chicago Blues sound, has been nominated in four categories for the 32nd annual Blues Music Awards to be held May 5th, 2011 at the Cook County Convention Center in Memphis, TN. Guy is a nominee [...]
Charlie Musselwhite’s latest album, The Well, has been nominated for the Grammy award for Best Traditional Blues Album. Other nominees include Giant by James Cotton, Memphis Blues by Cyndi Lauper, Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites by Jimmie Vaughan and Joined At The Hip by Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. This is Charlie’s seventh [...]
Welcome back my fellow Blues lovers! Our feature today is Janiva Magness. She is nominated for several Blues Music Awards and today we have her as a feature for Blues Album of the Year. Look for our upcoming interview within the month! Janiva was simply fantastic in the pictorials presented. Kudos to her crackerjack band as [...]