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And The Winner of Asa's Latest CD Is:

And The Winner of Asa's Latest CD Is:

Congratulations To:songstress51Thanks to everyone who entered... Asa's latest release on Mercer Street Records is a wonderful album. I look forward to hearing more from this incredibly gifted artist in the future.Songstress51, I'll be emailing you shortly to get your mailing address. Thanks for subscribing to TheBluesBlogger.com.Stay tuned everyone, I will...Read Entire Article
Bring On The Blues: Documentary by Elvis D'Silva

Bring On The Blues: Documentary by Elvis D'Silva

It was a fascinating experience meeting all these people most of whom work other jobs and learning that for a lot of them blues music is a burning passion. They make time to hone their craft and keep alive their love for the blues by playing small venues whenever they...Read Entire Article
Reflecting On Tony Williams And The Joy of Flying

Reflecting On Tony Williams And The Joy of Flying

The following article was the first piece I wrote in the New Year of 2008. It was originally featured on Blogcritics.org... Similar in style to a post I penned called Thinking About Matt Guitar Murphy, it takes a peek into my late teen life and my jazz based influences of...Read Entire Article
Janiva Magness: Blues With a Soulful Expression

Janiva Magness: Blues With a Soulful Expression

This coming Thursday May7th the 30th Blues Music Awards will be presented at The Cook Convention Center in Memphis. Janiva Magness will be performing and is also nominated in several categories. In addition, Magness is a national spokesperson for Casey Family Programs which promotes foster care. They're also a...Read Entire Article
Mike Zito: Inspiring New Release Pearl River

Mike Zito: Inspiring New Release Pearl River

I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting this past weekend. You see it was two years ago around this time that I suffered my heart attack. I'm mentioning this because as I look back, I believe strongly in the positive medicinal and psychological affect music can offer. There’s no greater...Read Entire Article
Gino Vannelli: Moment to Moment (Part 2 of 2)

Gino Vannelli: Moment to Moment (Part 2 of 2)

My How Time Flies Where has the time gone? It’s an interesting journey as I attempt to weave my personal life together with my experiences relating to music... This one in particular is a little more personal and telling than others, but it’s a story that I remember fondly. ( You...Read Entire Article
And The Winner Of The CD/DVD Prize Giveaway Is ...

And The Winner Of The CD/DVD Prize Giveaway Is ...

A random draw was just placed and ...Congratulations Goes Tomottvilles2coolYou are the lucky winner of 55 Years of Blues. I will email you shortly to get the details of where to ship your prize.I just want to thank everyone who signed up and participated in my first CD/DVD Giveaway... Lately...Read Entire Article
Two Days in Memphis: Part 1 of 2

Two Days in Memphis: Part 1 of 2

To preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and performance, expand worldwide awareness of the blues and ensure the future of the uniquely American art form ~ Blues Foundation Mission Statement This past Christmas my wife Dee and I spent some time in the Mississippi Delta. Our travels took us to Tunica...Read Entire Article
Roy Buchanan: Unknown Guitar Master

Roy Buchanan: Unknown Guitar Master

As mentioned on many past articles, I grew up listening to a lot of music around the house while growing up. In my teens I worked in a fairly upscale record store. However, I wasn’t anywhere near these places when I was first heard Roy Buchanan’s music.I was in high...Read Entire Article

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