SMOOTH GENTLEMEN

SMOOTH GENTLEMEN

SMOOTH GENTLEMEN – Smooth Gentlemen. Released on Flower Records Smooth Gentlemen are two Polish musicians, celebrated piano and Hammond organ player, composer, Bartłomiej Szopiński who has won the “Piano Player

R.I.P. Tony Joe White

R.I.P. Tony Joe White

They don’t come any more authoritative or authentic than Tony Joe White. I found him a fascinating conversationalist – never in a hurry to say anything glib, he would ruminate

AUSTIN GOLD – Top 10 Blues

AUSTIN GOLD – Top 10 Blues

Austin Gold – Our Top Ten Blues Choices Writer Pete Sargeant asked English blues-rockers AUSTIN GOLD to tell Blues Matters which recordings really turned them on, so here are their

BILLY GIBBONS

BILLY GIBBONS

Catching up with ZZ Top’s legendary frontman, Billy F Gibbons, as he passes through London was the easy part. Pinning him down for interview time is always tricky with a

BRYAN LEE Sanctuary

BRYAN LEE Sanctuary

Bryan Lee – Sanctuary Released on Ear Relevant Records “This is the Blues/Gospel record I always wanted to make,” says the Braille Blues Daddy. “Sanctuary” first came to Bryan Lee

EDINBURGH BLUES & ROCK FESTIVAL 2018

EDINBURGH BLUES & ROCK FESTIVAL 2018

Edinburgh Blues And Rock Festival – Edinburgh Corn Exchange – Saturday 22nd September 2018 This was the third of its kind, but the first, fully run by UKBlues Award-winning Edinburgh Blues

RICHARD KOECHLI Parcours

RICHARD KOECHLI Parcours

Richard Koechli is an independent roots artist (guitarist, singer-songwriter and author) from Switzerland. He has played with well known artists such as Larry Garner (I‘ll never forget your slide-guitar!), Greg

DANA FUCHS Love Lives On

DANA FUCHS Love Lives On

Dana Fuchs Love Lives On Dana is interviewed in Issue 103 of Blues Matters! Available from 25th July 2018 The career of Dana Fuchs began in her late teens when

JOE BONAMASSA to release REDEMPTION

JOE BONAMASSA to release REDEMPTION

Two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa returns with a brand new studio album, ‘Redemption’, which will be released on 21st September 2018 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group in Europe and J&R