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The first song that Rain and Schroeder played was "Key to the Highway" an old blues standard thought to be written by Bill Broonzy and Charlie Segar and later immortalized by Eric Clapton. The second song they played was in the Chicago shuffle blues style, "In my Younger Days", written by and ...
The first song that Rain and Schroeder played was "Key to the Highway" an old blues standard thought to be written by Bill Broonzy and Charlie Segar and later immortalized by Eric Clapton. The second song they played was in the Chicago shuffle blues style, "In my Younger Days", written by and ...

Local blues musician John Wise will mentor young kids during Pikes Peak Blues Community's new School of Blues project. ... Black won't be busting out of stage left anytime soon, but local professional blues musicians are on board to help junior high and high school students develop their blues chops so ...
The musician will make a stop in Albuquerque at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at The Cooperage. The stop will also mark the first time in 15 years Ellis has played Albuquerque. “I don't know how that happened,” he says with a laugh. “But I've got a lot of good friends that live there and I can't wait to see them.”.
In St. Louis, the music developed into a piano-based sound that evolved from St. Louis ragtime musician Scott Joplin in the early 20th century. In the decades that followed, other musicians in the region also drew from the blues. “Henry Townsend, Johnny Johnson — oh, man, there's so many,” television ...
SOUTH ORANGE — Sussex County residents Cassidy Rain and Bryan Schroeder have been touring with their band, The Outcrops, and as a duo, for over a year. They have made remarkable progress as they reach for success in the music world. That progress took a big turn on Feb. 18 when they won the ...

The Brad Cordle Blues Band was a staple at local bars and clubs, and when Cordle wasn't on the bill, he'd often sit in with other musicians. ... "He was family to us and will never be forgotten," said Mike Semrad Sr., a friend and fellow musician whose sons, musicians Nick and Mike, were inspired by Cordle.
The Chenango Arts Council will broaden its reach, organizers said, when award-winning blues musicians Jason Ricci and JJ Appleton, with special guest The Nate Gross Band, hit the Martin W. Kappel Theater stage April 21 in Norwich. Representatives with the Norwich-based nonprofit, dedicated to ...
Week celebrates legendary Piedmont blues musician. JONELLE ... 19-23 by having a local music teacher and musician come and speak about Baker's life and career as a piedmont blues artist. Students ... Many students spoke up with different questions regarding the Piedmont Blues and Etta Baker.
Renowned blues musician Little Sammy Davis died Friday at a Middletown nursing home. He was 89. His nearly 60-year career spanned Mississippi, Chicago and the Hudson Valley. Davis often jammed with drummer Levon Helm in Woodstock. Highlights of his career include playing for millions on “Imus ...
The talent was palpable and for professional Sacramento musician and CSP, Solano music teacher Lew Fratis, the experience was nothing short of amazing. “Music is so important and what better place to do it than in a prison,” explained the Blues Hall of Fame inductee. “This has been a life-changing ...
It's rare for a cultural movement to both shape a city's soul and directly influence an art form's evolution. But as home to the Chicago blues tradition, our city can boast just that. While the blues are ingrained in the fabric of our city, Chicagoans don't usually have the opportunity to dig into the genre's rich ...
Local musicians and vocalists will entertain guests on March 9 with renditions of songs by blues legends such as Little Walter, Jimmy Reed and B. B. King. ... Megginson said he plays harmonica as a hobby and as a passion and was in complete agreement with Samuel that the blues and blues musicians ...
The Blues Foundation's block of rooms at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel will be open for reservations on January 9th; and Sheraton reservation links will be up on blues.org that day too. The Awards show is a premier event for blues musicians, professionals, and fans around the globe because not ...
10, 1978, Buddy Guy and the Junior Wells Blues Band took to the Bottom Line stage in New York City for a three-day showing of classic funky blues. At the time of this performance, both Guy and Wells were renowned blues musicians—the former a powerful guitarist who played with the likes of Jimi Hendrix ...
Blues music fans in Osoyoos are going to continue enjoying some of the best blues musicians and bands this country has to offer. That's because veteran blues music promoter Earl Krushelnicki – who has been directly responsible for promoting the numerous shows that have been taking place at the ...
Soon it's just Red Paden and his bartender, after the guests realize the blues musician isn't coming, that he's stuck with his guitar in Argentina. The night is still early. If they care to, they can head down the street to Messengers, which usually plays the blues but sometimes has hip-hop nights, or Ground Zero ...

The Blues Foundation will present the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards on May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. All tickets can be purchased at www.blues.org now. The Awards show, says the announcement, “is a premier event for blues musicians, professionals, and fans around the ...
“Memphis is home away from home for me.” He says blues has a place in everyone's heart. "If you don't like the blues, you really don't like your mama because that's the mama of all music,” Rush said. Winning his first Grammy last year, the 84-year-old says performing MLK weekend in Memphis is fitting.
The musician carries himself like an older adult, and the blues music he favors is often played by artists many decades his senior. Locklear, who lives in Pembroke, has been playing the blues and slide guitar since he was a kid, when he was something of a child prodigy. In recent years he's become known ...
Ray Thomas, a founding member of the Moody Blues, who has died aged 76, played various instruments, including the French horn, oboe, piccolo, harmonica and saxophone, ... His contributions were negligible for the rest of the 80s, but he returned as writer and musician for Keys of the Kingdom (1991).
The Saturday night will see some of Australia's finest blues musicians take to the stage from 6pm. These include the acclaimed Brett Hunt; Claude Hay, who is fresh off a huge tour of Europe; and soul heavyweight Greg Nunan and the General Jacksons, as well as Aussie blues royalty Mason Rack Band.
The 2018 lineup takes listeners on a tour of the blues and roots landscape featuring artists like Bob Margolin, Luke Wilson-King and Hubby Jenkins. ... Recognized with The Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive Award, the blues world's highest honor for non-musicians, the Black History Month Blues ...
Zydeco musician Corey Ledet was nervous when he was summoned by “The Queen of the Blues” Denise LaSalle, who died Monday. Both were performing on the 2012 ... Ledet is among the musicians and fans remembering LaSalle, 78, who lived in Jackson, Mississippi. Her hometown newspaper, The ...
Local blues artists will soon be heading south to the storied Beale Street in Memphis. The Moondog Howlers, of Chatham-Kent, as well as Tom Lockwood, of Chatham, and the other half of his duo, London's Paul Langille, will take part in the International Blues Challlenge from Jan.16-20. Bands compete ...
Honoring the past year's superior achievements in blues performance, songwriting, and recording, the Blues Music Awards are internationally recognized as the highest accolade for blues musicians and the premier event for blues professionals, musicians, and fans throughout the world. Nearly every ...
Born in 1941, Thomas performed in rock 'n' blues bands in the English Midlands city of Birmingham before founding the Moody Blues in 1964 with fellow musicians including Mike Pinder and Denny Laine. The band's roots lay in blues and R&B, but its 1964 hit “Go Now” was a foretaste of the lush, ...
Singer-musician Athol Guy (The Seekers) is 78. Former talk show host Charlie Rose is 76. Actress-director Diane Keaton is 72. Actor Ted Lange (lanj) is 70. Rhythm-and-blues musician George “Funky” Brown (Kool and the Gang) is 69. Rock musician Chris Stein (Blondie) is 68. Former CIA Director George ...
"She just upset you," says the New Orleans musician and early jazz historian Danny Barker in a landmark 1956 jazz history. Hear Me .... There's no overestimating the influence Smith and Armstrong had on American musicians, particularly in their collaborations and interpretations of the blues. Smith's blues ...
There are 20 Nelson area musicians and singers on Bill Lunch's new CD of original songs Would You Speak On My Behalf. They are all seasoned, ... Lynch has been heading the Lazy Poker Blues Band in Nelson for 26 years and has always considered himself a blues musician. “This album surprised me.
... for 2017 in the U.K. She is a Ferndale native and is home to help heat things up for the Anti-Freeze Blues Festival Friday, January 5th at 7PM at the Magic Bag in Ferndale. This is 24th Annual Anti-Freeze Blues Festival and Eliza Neals is the headliner along with other great blues musicians from Detroit.
Blues musician/historian Dr. Harold Aldridge joins Selby Minner and Blues on the Move, plus newcomer James "Bebo" McDaniel will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, part of the monthly AMMP Showcase. The Association of Muskogee Musicians and Performers, dedicated to promoting area musicians and ...
l Doris A. Fields of Beckley will lead an apprenticeship in blues and black gospel music with apprentice Xavier C. Oglesby of Huntington. Fields, who performs as Lady D and is known as West Virginia's First Lady of Soul, has performed original and traditional blues, gospel, R&B, and soul across the state, ...
Eric Erkkinen, a local blues musician in the three-piece cover band, In the ... Since it is harder for blues musicians to get bookings in the area, ...
The SlamJunk Blues weekly blues night often features musicians ... “The fact that she's a total musician, it was kind of a no-brainer,” he said.
Mr. Tillis was not only a musician but also an entrepreneur, with ... The New Orleans rhythm-and-blues singer and pianist known as Fats ...
“Some see a blues musician like a follow-the-dots painter. ... and then decided to seek out like-minded musicians to form The Port City Blues.
As the musicians showcased their talents on the venue's stage for an Artist Jam, women with the Minnesota Blues Society auctioned more than ...
But most blues musicians do exactly that. ... now versus early in your career, and how has that evolved as you've progressed as a musician?
ASHEVILLE BLUES: Our Person of the Week (WATCH AT FRIDAY 6 PM @wlos_13) gives veterans who feel hopeless the confidence to turn ...
THERE are few more remarkable musicians than John Mayall. The Godfather of British blues has been delighting audiences around the world ...
All of them have assembled to mourn the untimely death of their friend, Floyd Barton, a blues musician on the verge of making it big — played by graduate ...
Blues musician W.C. Clark is 78. Actress Joanna Pettet is 75. Actor Steve Railsback is 72. Actor David Leisure is 67. Actor Miguel Sandoval is ...
Thanksgathering: Musicians offer a new way to celebrate gratitude ... bands, funk and blues rock, and this year features the Eric Gales Band, ...
Guests for the season finale include Grammy-nominated blues musician Cedric Burnside, Patti Smith Band guitarist/author Lenny Kaye, ...
NEW ORLEANS -- Since 1995, The House of Blues New Orleans has been keeping track of all the musicians who have had sold out shows at ...
Originally from Morton, Pennsylvania, a small town outside of Philly, Devon Gilfillian inherited his love of music from his father, a wedding ...
An Australian musician and his band will begin a two-day stint in Columbus on Friday night. Michael Charles, a member of the Blues Hall of ...
Miglioretti moved to Texas and worked there for 25 years, earning a reputation among artists and musicians. He was a founding member of the ...
Legendary musician Fats Domino has died, ABC News has ... The blues and rock n' roll musician wasn't one for interviews, but in 2006 he ...


 

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