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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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 [...]
A vocalist with great range, ability, and soulfulness, Nemeth has developed into a top-notch blues harmonica player. Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with his dazzling national debut album (Magic Touch), John Németh has wowed critics and audiences alike with his riveting vocals and harmonica prowess. On his latest release, Name The Day!, the dynamic [...]
Shemekia Copeland BMA Nominee Shemekia Copeland is one busy lady! That could be one of the reasons that she is nominated for a Blues Music Award for Contemporary Blues Female Artist. I truly enjoyed talking to Shemekia. She is a real person who believes in the power of a good song, appreciates the people who have [...]
Candye Kane Interview Candye Kane is a blues “lifer.” Ms. Kane has spent about twenty years as a professional touring/recording blues artist. She has 10 CDs and has established an excellent international reputation. This year, she is nominated for the National Blues Foundation Award for Best Blues Contemporary Female. She was raised, musically, in the East Los Angeles [...]
Smokin’ Joe Kubek nominated for a Blues Music Award for Contemporary Blues Album For my Feature today, I am sharing some photos of Smokin’ Joe Kubek from the Hudson River Park Blues BBQ that took place August 22, 2010. here in New York. Smokin’ Joe Kubek has been nominated for a 2011 Blues Music Award for Contemporary [...]
Joe Louis Walker For this feature we have photos of Joe Louis Walker from recent shows at the Blue Note Jazz Club and the BB King Blues Club. Joe Lewis Walker is nominated for a 2011 BB King Entertainer of the Year, Instrumentalist Guitar, and Contemporary Blues Male Artist. Joe’s “Between A Rock & The Blues” [...]