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 [...]
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Super Chikan Blues Music Award Nominee BMA nominee James “Super Chikan” is another example of being a descendent of the Blues, as he is the nephew of the late Big Jack Johnson, “Super Chikan” hails from Darling, Mississippi where he was raised and worked on farms. As a child, “Super Chikan” liked the chickens that wandered about and [...]
Joe Louis Walker is nominated in several categories of the Blues Music Awards. He is sitting on nominations for the BB King Entertainer of the Year, Instrumentalist Guitar, and Contemporary Blues Male Artist categories. In 2010 Joe took home the 2010 Blues Music Award’s Album of the Year. As I spoke with Joe, it is [...]
2011 Blues Music Awards nominee Kenny Neal performing at BB King’s in New York during Mark Hummel’s Blues Harp Blowout. Kenny is nominated for B.B. King Entertainer and Contemporary Blues Male Artist Kenny with Bobby Radcliff
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 [...]