Blues Interviews

Shannon Curfman-Staying True To Herself and Keeping It Real With Kid Rock

Shannon Curfman-Staying True To Herself and Keeping It Real With Kid Rock

Posted June 23, 2015 at 5:52 am | No comments

Gifted blues rock guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter Shannon Curfman first garnered acclaim and recognition with the 1999 release of her debut, signature album, “Loud Guitars, Big Suspicians”. In the years since then, Shannon has released several stellar albums on her own independent record label, Purdy Records. She has recorded, performed, and and toured with such esteemed artists including Buddy Guy, John Mellencamp, The Indigo Girls, Jeff Beck, Keb Mo, ZZ Top, Carlos Santana, John Fogarty, Joe Bonammassa, and her mentor and peer, Jonny Lang.

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Shannon Curfman – Firebrand Of The Blues Spreads Her Musical Wings

Shannon Curfman – Firebrand Of The Blues Spreads Her Musical Wings

Posted April 24, 2015 at 12:51 pm | One comment

In April 2001, I was honored to interview gifted blues rock virtuoso, singer, songwriter, guitarist Shannon Curfman. Curfman, at the tender age at the time, of just fifteen years old, had just released her critically acclaimed debut album, “Loud Guitars, Big Suspicions”. Shannon was dazzling fans, critics, and seasoned music artists and veterans of guitar with her scorching maturity, authority, and command at burning up the fretboard while belting out her blues drenched vocals.

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Alice Cooper – Alcohol and Drugs Kept Me From Making More Hit Records!

Alice Cooper – Alcohol and Drugs Kept Me From Making More Hit Records!

Posted June 2, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments

Super Duper Alice Cooper is a story of a young man named Vincent Furnier, who had a longing for rock ‘n’ roll stardom and wanting to push the limits of excess on stage and off.

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Hamish Anderson: Doing his own thing and not following trends

Hamish Anderson: Doing his own thing and not following trends

Posted May 22, 2014 at 8:55 am | One comment

Hailing from Australia, guitarist and singer-songwriter Hamish Anderson is looking to conquer the world with his debut EP.

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Jared James Nichols Interview – My Favorite Two Words Are Blues-Power!

Jared James Nichols Interview – My Favorite Two Words Are Blues-Power!

Posted July 28, 2013 at 4:37 am | One comment

By: Rob Cavuoto Jared James Nichols, the 22 year old emerging singer, songwriter and performer released his first studio EP, Old Glory & the Wild Revival on July 23rd. Born in East Troy, Wisconsin and raised near Waukesha (hometown of Les Paul), Jared was influenced by the classic playing of Son House, Freddy King, Stevie […]

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The Lady Is a Badass: Guitarist Ana Popovic Brings the Heat on Her New Album

The Lady Is a Badass: Guitarist Ana Popovic Brings the Heat on Her New Album

Posted May 15, 2013 at 4:17 am | 3 comments

If you dig searing lead guitar, bluesy singing and slamming Stax-style power funk, grab Ana Popovic’s groovin’ new album Can You Stand the Heat, which entered the Billboard Blues Chart at #9 upon its release April 16.

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Guitarist Martin Harley Working Toward Harley-on-Harley

Guitarist Martin Harley Working Toward Harley-on-Harley

Posted April 1, 2013 at 7:10 am | No comments

Celebrated guitarist and vocalist musician Martin Harley has been powerfully taking over the music scene with his own unique take on traditional blues and folk music throughout the past decade.

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Doug Rappoport Talks Blues Rock, Edgar Winter, Jeff Beck and Bionic

Doug Rappoport Talks Blues Rock, Edgar Winter, Jeff Beck and Bionic

Posted March 2, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments

Blues aficionados know that there’s also a bit of fun to be had when a blues man shows up with some over the top testosterone driven swagger. This fiery mixture defines the guitar work of Edgar Winter’s guitarist, Doug Rappoport.

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The Masterful Artistry of Blues Man Lennie Jones

The Masterful Artistry of Blues Man Lennie Jones

Posted February 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments

As much as I was captured by the primitive blues art of bluesman, Lennie Jones, it was our conversation that pulled me in to fascinate. I became captivated by the full sweep of his life that found its way from the dark holler of a Virginia jail, to the sweat-filled isolation when hunting down swamp rats in Florida’s Everglades.

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Robert Johnson Blues Foundation Award Recipient Matthew Davidson Talks About the Blues

Robert Johnson Blues Foundation Award Recipient Matthew Davidson Talks About the Blues

Posted January 9, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments

Fourteen year old rising child prodigy Matthew Davidson [www.matthewdavidson.net] has been making some major waves in the music world. Getting his first taste of the guitar at the age of 3, Matthew has been stunning the ears of multiple guitar enthusiasts and organizations across the country.

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