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 BLUES ARTISTS AND BANDS INTERVIEWS NOTICEBOARD

 

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  'Hitman' Alexander Singer/guitarist/songwriter - the Hitman Blues Band, New York
  Tommy Allen Guitarist/singer/songwriter - The Blues Duo / Tommy Allen Band / Trafficker
  Jon Amor Guitarist/singer with The Jon Amor Band and The Hoax
  John Anderson Singer/multi-instrumentalist with the Ragtime Jug Orchestra
  Dave Arcari Glasgow's slide guitarist/songwriter with the alt.blues sounds
  Gwyn Ashton Blues/rock guitarist from Australia
  BabaJack Blues based acoustic guitar with African tribal rhythms
  Lee Bates Slide guitarist and singer in the style of Brownie McGee
  Norman Beaker Guitarist/singer/songwriter on the British blues since the 70's
  Jack Blackman Young talented guitarist/singer from Warwickshire
  Marcus Bonfanti Wildly versatile young singer/songwriter/guitarist
  Deborah Bonham Singer/songwriter - sister of the late John Bonham, Led Zeppelin
  Oli Brown Guitarist and singer - one of the best young guitarists in the UK
  Kyla Brox Probably the finest young female blues singer in the UK today
  Victor Brox Singer/songwriter/actor/multi-instrumentalist
  JoJo Burgess Singer/songwriter with Hokie Joint
  Michael Burks Guitarist/singer/songwriter - The 'Iron Man' from Arkansas
  Randy Chortkoff CEO Delta Groove Music and founding member The Mannish Boys
  Paul Cowley Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Birmingham, UK
  Steve Cropper Probably the best-known soul guitarist in the world
  Simon Crowe Drummer with the Rats (ex Boomtown Rats)
  Snake Davis Renowned saxophonist - played with many of the world's greatest
  Peter Donegan Guitarist son of the king of skiffle, Lonnie Donegan
  Tom Doughty Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Frodsham, Cheshire
  Grainne Duffy Soulful singer/songwriter/guitarist from Co. Monahan, Ireland
  Omar Dykes Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Texas-by-way-of-Mississippi
  Lisa Eismen Film Director and owner of u n me films based in Australia
  Feed Me Winners of the 'Battle of The Bands' competition, Maryport
  Gary Fletcher Bass guitarist, singer and songwriter with The Blues Band
  Rick Fowler Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Georgia, USA
  Bluesman Mike Francis Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Liverpool
  Michael Frank Owner, Earwig Records/Producer/Artist Manager (esp. Honeyboy Edwards)
  Clare Free Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Oxfordshire
  Larry Garner Baton Rouge singer, songwriter, guitarist, poet and storyteller
  Mal Gibson Singer/songwriter/guitarist/record producer from Oldham
  Ramon Goose Singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer with African connections
  Danny Handley Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Burnley
  Alvin Youngblood Hart Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist - a 'musician's musician'
  Johnny Hewitt Harmonica player/singer - The Blues Duo / Smokehouse / Tommy Allen Band
  Robin Hoare Guitarist/singer with The Robin Hoare Band
  The Holmes Brothers Vocal/instrumental trio serving up a gumbo of gospel, blues & soul
  Al Hughes Guitarist and singer with Lights Out By Nine
  James Hunter Singer/guitarist/songwriter with the "tight, slithery soul groove"
  John Idan Bass guitarist/singer - ex The Yardbirds
  Ian Jennings Double Bassist co-founder of The Big Town Playboys
  Booker T Jones Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and arranger from Memphis
  Steve (Pablo) Jones Artist/singer/songwriter/guitarist with Karac and solo
  John Jorgenson Virtuoso guitarist and singer with The John Jorgenson Quintet
  Dave Kelly Guitarist, singer and blues craftsman with The Blues Band
  Mitch Laddie Young guitarist and singer with The Mitch Laddie Trio
  Paul Lamb One of the world's finest harmonica players
  Aynsley Lister Guitarist/singer/songwriter/guitar tutor: a 'new age' bluesman
  Hamilton Loomis Charismatic guitarist/singer/songwriter from Texas
  Connie Lush Liverpool's champion singer/songwriter
  Erja Lyytinen Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Finland
  Doug MacLeod 'The Storytelling Bluesman': guitarist, singer, and songwriter
  Larry McCray Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Michigan
  Chantel McGregor Young guitarist/singer wowing audiences young and old
  Tony T.S. McPhee Guitarist and singer with 70s band The Groundhogs
  Bob Malone Coming soon
  Marcus Malone Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Detroit
  Bex Marshall Singer/songwriter/guitarist: roots/rock with a whippin of bluegrass
  Eddie Martin Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Frome, Somerset
  Jimbo Mathus Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Oxford, Mississippi
  Michael Messer Virtuoso slide guitarist/singer/songwriter
  Cherry Lee Mewis Singer/songwriter from Wales ... 'with a voice that means business'
  Lisa Mills Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Mississippi
  Paddy Milner Pianist/singer/songwriter with The Big Sounds
  Nuno Mindelis

Brazilian guitarist/singer/songwriter - 'The Beast from Brazil'

  Coco Montoya Guitarist and singer - ex John Mayall's Bluesbreakers
  Nicky Moore Singer/songwriter/voice trainer - 'The Voice'
  Moreland and Arbuckle Blues rock band from Wichita, Kansas
  Mud Morganfield Singer/songwriter - the eldest son of Muddy Waters
  Billy Newton Harmonica player in the style of Sonny Terry
  Alan Nimmo Guitarist and singer - King King and also The Nimmo Brothers
  Sugar Ray Norcia Harmonica player/singer/songwriter from Connecticut
  Stephen Dale Petit Guitarist in The New Blues Revolution style
  Paul Oliver Writer and blues historian - world authority on the Blues
  Ana Popović Globetrotting award winning guitarist/singer/songwriter
  Glen Povey Tour manager - Classic Legends of Rock
  Chris Powers Vinyl DJ (Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Stax)/ Compare - MC
  Zach Prather Guitarist/singer from Chicago who played with Willie Dixon
  Ben Prestage Guitarist/singer/songwriter and one-man-band from Florida
  Louisiana Red Legendary bluesman, guitarist/singer/songwriter and harp player
  Red Butler Rising young blues-rocker stars from Sussex
  Roadhouse Blues/rock band with their own crowd-pleasing style
  Gary Roberts Guitarist with The Rats (ex Boomtown Rats)
  Sherman Robertson Texan guitarist and master of zydeco, R&B & Louisiana blues
  Giles Robson Harmonica player/singer/songwriter from Jersey
  Steve Rodgers Guitarist/singer/songwriter son of Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company)
  Roy Rogers Guitarist/singer/songwriter and producer with John Lee Hooker
  Steve Roux Singer/guitarist/songwriter with The Brass Knuckle Blues Band
  Matt Schofield Guitarist/singer/songwriter with the Matt Schofield Trio
  Ian Siegal Guitarist/singer/songwriter in a class of his own!
  Ian Siegal (revisited)   ...   The Mississippi Connection  ... on tour with the Mississippi Mudbloods
  Mark Singleton MC/Drummer/Drum Technician from St Helens
  Sisters in Grease "When an uncle and nephew became sisters" - acoustic blues duo
  Harry Skinner Guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Producers
  Magic Slim Singer/songwriter/guitarist - one of the greatest Chicago bluesmen
  John Steel Original drummer and founding member of The Animals
  Ed Stephenson Guitarist/singer/pianist with The Revolutionaires
  Dale Storr New Orleans style pianist from Sheffield
  Swampcandy Ruben Dobbs, guitar/vocals and Joey Mitchell, bass/kick drum from Maryland, USA
  Mick Taylor Legendary guitarist - ex Rolling Stones & John Mayall's Bluesbreakers
  Earl Thomas Singer/songwriter - Earl Thomas & The Kings of Rhythm
  Mark Thornley Guitarist/singer with The Mark Thornley Band
  Guy Tortora Guitarist/singer from California
  Walter Trout Guitarist/singer/songwriter from New Jersey, USA
  Ruby Turner Singer, songwriter and TV, radio, film and theatre actress
  John Verity Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Bradford, Yorkshire
  Khalif 'Wailin' Walter Guitarist/singer/songwriter from Chicago
  Ben Waters One of today's finest boogie woogie & rock n'roll piano players
  Nick Westgarth Festival Organiser, Carlisle Blues Festival
  Mike Whellans Scotland's very own one man blues band
  Rev John Wilkins The 'Biker's Preacher': Gospel singer/songwriter/blues guitarist
  Matt Woosey Acoustic singer/songwriter/guitarist from Malvern
  Gregg Wright Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Texas
     
Coming soon (not necessarily in order of publication) :
  Carl Weathersby, Rebecca Downes, Larry Miller, Mick Gallagher, Paul Jones, Gerry McAvoy,
Billy Walton, Wilko Johnson, Joe Louis Walker,
Matthew Lee, Laurence Jones,
Jolly Jumper & Big Moe
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and others in the pipeline ...
   
Also coming soon, interviews previously published in Blues in Britain magazine, to be reproduced here with kind permission of Michael Ford, ex Editor, Blues in Britain.
  Catfish Keith, Bill Sims Jr. (Heritage Blues Orchestra), Ty Taylor (Vintage Trouble), Simon McBride

 

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