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  List of blues musicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Performers in the blues style range from primitive, one-chord Delta players to big bands to country music to rock and roll to classical music.
DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson, "Birth of the Blues"
George Gershwin (1898-1937), "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Concerto in F" Honegger, "Pacific 231", the "train song" as concerto.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_blues_musicians   (206 words)

 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See list of musicians for a structured list.
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.adres.nl /music/ListsOfMusicians.asp   (52 words)

 The Blues . The Songs & the Artists . Biographies . Alphabetic | PBS
Jeff Beck is a musician's musician — he never reached the mainstream superstardom of many of his contemporaries, probably partly due to his sporadic presence on the music scene and the fact that he is not a vocalist.
They were all groundbreaking musicians known for their innovative, aggressive styles, and when they played together as a band they inspired one another to new heights of brilliance.
She was enormously successful throughout the twenties as a blues and sometimes jazz singer, and beyond that she was an inspiration to the fl community, as she lived her life with confidence and uncompromising self-respect, on no one's terms but her own.
www.pbs.org /theblues/songsartists/songsbioalpha.html   (14416 words)

One legendary blues man, "The King of the Mississippi Delta Blues," Robert Johnson, is generally held responsible for the standardization of the 12-bar blues.
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, W.C. Handy took blues across the tracks and made it respectable, even "high-toned." The formally trained musician, composer and arranger was a key popularizer of blues.
Known as the "Father of the Blues," Handy was one of the first to transcribe and then orchestrate blues in an almost symphonic style, with bands and singers.
www.mp3.fm /Blues.htm   (1390 words)

 Blues < musician < Career < People < : news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
is to encourage musicians with less experience to learn and play in a comfortable, non-threatening environment.
The sister of blues musician Clarence "Windy" Johnson on Tuesday identified his body, which had been lying unclaimed and unidentified since Feb. 18 in the St....
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian blues singer and guitarist Ali Farka Toure, one of Africa's best loved musicians, died in his sleep at home on Tuesday after a long...
www.schema-root.org /people/career/musicians/blues   (792 words)

 Wikinfo | Blues
What is now recognizable as the standard 12 bar blues form with A A1 B form is documented from oral history and sheet music as appearing in African-American communities throughout the region along the lower Mississippi River in the decade before 1910 (and performed by white bands in New Orleans at least since 1908).
In addition, women blues singers were extremely popular in the 20s, among them Mamie Smith, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Victoria Spivey.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Blues   (762 words)

 Pre-war St. Louis Blues Musicians
The grown of small blues ensembles had the inevitable result of regularizing the music, a process which did not so much geld or debase the rough country idioms as producer a music with a different set of emphasis and conventions.
RST Blue Documents 2058 "St. Louis Jimmy Oden" shows he recorded with Sykes, Henry Brown, Charlie Jordan as well as with Chicago artists and was known as "Old Man Oden" before the "St. Louis Jimmy" sobriquet was applied.
Whilst the Ina of "Ina Blues" was probably fictitious Janie certainly was flesh and blood for at his 1934 arrest Milton gave Janie as his wife and address of 2721 Stoddard.
www.bluesworld.com /OTHERPRE.html   (8604 words)

 Blues Bytes What's New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Chicago blues singer Tail Dragger is one of several Windy City blues cats still carrying on the memory and tradition of the late, great Howlin' Wolf.
Detroit blues guitarist Johnnie Bassett is staging a nice "late career" comeback, having been recorded more often in the last few years than through the rest of his 50-year music career.
"Avalon Blues" was the signature song that lead blues researchers to "rediscover" Mississippi John Hurt in the folk and country blues revival of the late fifties and early sixties.
www.bluenight.com /BluesBytes/wn0699.html   (2381 words)

 Blues Musicians on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Debbie Bond and the Kokomo Blues Band - An Alabama based blues band that was Johnny Shines back band in the South until his death.
Ari Eisinger - Blues from the 20's and 30's in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
Blues, Ragtime, Hokum and moans from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
www.hipshakinblues.com /slbb/blueband.php   (743 words)

 List of musicians - Famous Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of early European musique concrète experimentalists (1950s-1960s)
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music (ca.
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music (ca.
www.famous.tc /French_fiddling.html   (54 words)

 Blues list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The CD included a handful of the charismatic raspy-voiced blues shouter’s originals, such as the cocky “My Rooster Is King,” as well as his unique spins on a few classics, such as “Goin’ Down Slow,” which he updated for the AIDS era.
On the sole acoustic track, “Blues of My Soul,” Israel reminisces about her life back in Mississippi while Snowman gently accompanies her on steel slide and the subtle sounds of chirping crickets, kids playing, dogs barking and a distant bus on the highway make the backdrop all that more evocative.
Blues is in his blood and an integral part of his playing, particularly in the humorous and sometimes emotional content of what he bills “avant blues.” Morgan is also one of the area’s best blues guitarists, and his gritty vocal style complements his picking on National steel and standard electric guitars.
www.citylinkmagazine.com /blueslist.html   (9575 words)

 Blues Bands and Musicians from Connecticut
List of Blues musicians, bands, and live performances of blues music in Connecticut.
Non-profit organization formed to support the community of blues fans and musicians in Connecticut.
Lists bands, events, classified and open mic events in Connecticut.
www.bostonmusic.com /connecticut/blues-bands.htm   (65 words)

 List of musicians by genre - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of early european musique contrete experimentalists (1950s-1960s)
List of ambient artists (including downtempo, trip-hop and illbient)
See also: Musicians, list of people by occupation, Musical genre, Street musician.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/List_of_musicians_by_genre   (104 words)

 Blues Access: Red Rooster's Essential Blues List
While we've tried (with some exceptions) to single out one or two representative discs for each artist, we urge you to be adventurous and try their other recordings.
Narrowing this list down to a workable number was quite a task, and we've decided (for now, at least) to pass over such first-rate modern blues revivalists as Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, Johnny Winter, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayall, Robert Cray, Eric Clapton, Roy Buchanan, etc., in favor of the musicians who influenced them.
Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge originates on Boulder's KBCO 97.3 FM (where it can be heard Sundays at 9 p.m.) and airs weekly on 5 radio stations around the U.S..
www.bluesaccess.com /essential.html   (404 words)

 Blues Music . Blues Geek : Blues musicians, blues bands, blues clubs - Blues Music in Colorado. blues harmonica, ...
If you are itching to get away from the Springs on Saturday, August 23, consider taking in the all-day Trinidadio blues festival.
John Wise, Johnny and the Jukes, Wednesdays at Jack Quinns, 8:00; Dale Creel and John Wise and the Hogan's Heroes blues jam, Thursdays at Navajo Hogan; Tim Costello, Fridays 6-10 pm at the Townhouse Lounge.
Musicians, please stay tuned for upcoming information on the Colorado Regional Musicians Relocation Service (CReMRS), an organization created to attract and recruit musicians to the Colorado Springs area.
home.earthlink.net /~bluesgeek   (857 words)

 Cahl's Juke Joint: A rock, blues and jazz blog: Survey Says...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For example, two students named the rapper 50 Cent as their favorite musician; no other musician was named as the favorite on multiple surveys.
Predictably, I suppose, B.B. King and Muddy Waters headed the list of blues musicians.
The interesting thing is that some of the folks who love rap also seem to groove to the sounds of the Dixie Chicks.
cahlsjukejoint.blogspot.com /2005/08/survey-says.html   (321 words)

 Blues Guide - Great Blues Musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Keep in my mind that my list of great blues musicians is not meant to be a definitive list.
These are just artists that have affected me and that I often put on heavy rotation in my record collection.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or suggestions (or any errors that you may notice).
www.blueshite.com   (284 words)

 St. Louis Blues and Jazz Hall of Fame
Jim Byrnes--early member of the Soulard blues band who's gone on to fame on TV Barbara Carr--succeeded Fontella Bass as vocalist for the Oliver Sain Revue and went on to record for Chess and for her own Bar-Carr label.
Buddy Hughes was originally a Jass musician whose idol was John Coltrane.
John May--bassist May has also chaired the St. Louis Blues Society for a number of years and served as producer of the St. Louis Blues Heritage Festival and former owner of J.B Hutto's blues club in west county.
www.bluesworld.com /Other.html   (5697 words)

 Delta Blue's Pennsylvania Blues Calendar
, and by joining one of Pennsylvania's Blues organizations ~ the Billtown Blues Association, the Blues Society of Central PA, the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania, the Bucks County Blues Society, the Lehigh Valley Blues Network, the Northeast Pennsylvania Blues Society, the Pittsburgh Blues Society, or the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Blues Association.
The event also provides an opportunity for Blues music to be made accessible to young artists from The Circle School and BSCP who will have the chance to play on stage with professional Blues musicians.
Blues and Brews, featuring the Mike Guldin and Rollin' and Tumblin' with Craig Thatcher, James Supra, Mikey Jr., and Bev "BC" Conklin
www.delta-blues.com /PABLUES.HTM   (1424 words)

 Atlanta Blues Society Sponsors
The following are Atlanta Area Blues Musicians who are either members of the Atlanta Blues Society or who have registered on this site.
Blues members are listed first, followed by non-members.
If you are a musician interested in being listed on this site, click here to join the blues society to get a premium listing as well as the many benefits of membership, or click here to get an unpaid listing.
www.atlantabluessociety.com /membermusicians.asp   (136 words)

 Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Blues Foundation Yes this is The Blues Foundation, check it out.
Blues in Chicago Listing of Chicago clubs and gig schedule.
Blues in Cincinnati Listing of blues in Cincinnati
www.island.net /~blues/links.html#BLUES   (1660 words)

 East Coast Piedmont Blues - Complete List of Musicians
The following musicians are arranged by state of birth.
(Some sources incorrectly list Scott County, VA as birthplace.) Moved to Johnson City, TN as a boy.
Blind musician from Culpeper County who reportedly played in medicine shows.
facstaff.unca.edu /sinclair/piedmontblues/musicians.html   (433 words)

 Beef Stew's megablues.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bobby Messano - The New Shade Of Blues.
Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez - Christine is the vocalist with The SNL Band.
Marv Ward and the Blues Disciples - Columbia, SC Wargo
www.megablues.com /musician.htm   (791 words)

 SFBF: Tom's Interviews
Here is a list of blues musicians interviewed by Tom Mazzolini.
These interviews took place from the 1970s to the present.
The names are listed here for historical purposes.
www.sfblues.com /producer/interviews   (65 words)

 Blues Record Company Links
Big Chicago Records, Illinois "Produces a compilation of Chicago's leading blues musicians, including Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Carl Weathersby, and many more.
For us blues is a part of the rich folk music tradition.
Story telling music that was created by artists who wrote and sang their own songs.
www.mary4music.com /Labels.html   (231 words)

 Blues-L Email List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This list has hundreds of active members and is a good choice for anyone that has the time to keep up
If this is a problem, you are given instructions on how to receive the daily digest, once you subscribe.
BLUES-L is a list for the discussion of blues music and performers.
www.thebluessite.com /blues-l.php   (321 words)

is a 'Chicago style' blues band with a vast repertoire from Little Walter to Wilson Pickett.
We love pouring out our heart and soul into every performance, and the David Miller Blues Band is looking forward to entertaining you at our upcoming events.
David has appeared throughout the Midwest including the Wisconsin State Fair, Summerfest, Sherman Fest, as well as various Chicago clubs.
bluessites.bz.tc   (161 words)

 Blues-Radio.com - A Free music radio station and portal for musicians, fans, and webmasters of the blues.
Plus, most of the pages get listed separately in the search engines, which is where I benefit the most...
Modify the look and feel of the 30,000 pages with the header and footer section, edit it any time through the easy to use interface panel.
I started using this service mostly because it gets me listed in all the search engines.
www.bluescities.net   (216 words)

 Blues Musicians in the Twin Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Blues Jam @ The Triangle Bar, Vadnais Heights (9-1) hosted by The Brothers Curtis with Calibre Blue
No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, or any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the author.
Blues On Stage is a ® Trademark of Ray Stiles.
www.mnblues.com /b-artists.html   (216 words)

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