Interviews

Sitting In With…HARLEY, KIMBRO & LEWIS

Sitting In With…HARLEY, KIMBRO & LEWIS

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Recently got the chance to chat with; Martin Harley, Daniel Kimbro and Sam Lewis. This was just after their soundcheck in Edinburgh, where they were to perform at the Voodoo Rooms. An event put on by Edinburgh Blues Club. Accomplished musicians, now they have honed...

Sitting In with… Nelson McFarlane

Sitting In with… Nelson McFarlane

Recently got the chance to chat with bass player Nelson McFarlane, he has a few musical projects in prospect, one of these is playing in Greig Taylor’s new band. He talks about how this evolved and his back story. It went something like this….IMAGES: SuppliedWORDS:...

Once In A Blue Moon – An interview with Neil Warden

Once In A Blue Moon – An interview with Neil Warden

Recently Blues Matters had the opportunity to talk with Neil Warden. His blues musical roots are well documented, and he has been a musician for over forty years. He has worked with: Tam White, Boz Burrell, Camille O'Sullivan, Peter Straker, Maggie Bell, Jim Diamond,...

John Fiddler/Medicine Head interview

John Fiddler/Medicine Head interview

Ten years gone and Medicine Head return with an album of new songs on Warriors Of Love. It’s an album of big-hearted songs that provides a panacea for the pandemic blues with its message of love, peace, and perfect harmonies. Two have become one for some time as John...

Interview with… Earl Thomas

Interview with… Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas is a bluesman from Pikeville, Tennessee, United States. Known around the world as The Blues Ambassador, he is also a two time Grammy Award nominated songwriter with songs covered by Etta James, Solomon Burke, Tom Jones, Will Wilde, and Screamin’ Jay...

In discussion with… Dave Cantwell

In discussion with… Dave Cantwell

Based in Stirling Scotland, Dave Cantwell is a professional Musician who has had a lifetime playing drums and has worked with many great artists in his 40 years behind the drum kit, including playing with John Martyn, Earl Thomas, Greig Taylor, GT Boos Band and The...

An Interview with Casey Hensley

An Interview with Casey Hensley

WORDS: Colin CampbellAround the world Casey Hensley is noted as a powerhouse vocalist and songwriter. She has taken the modern blues genre by its roots and puts real feeling into her vocal artistry. Influenced by the greats, certainly Janis Joplin and big Mama...

INTERVIEW: Sitting in with… Katie Bradley

INTERVIEW: Sitting in with… Katie Bradley

Kent vocalist, blues harmonica player and singer-songwriter Katie Bradley came into the spotlight with her 2012 debut album She’s Ready. The song I Hear The River, was nominated for Best Original Song in the British Blues Awards. Her career has been peppered with...

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