“Iguana demonstrates that the blues is still alive and even always evolving,” says ROOTIME.

Great review by Rootime’s writer Dani Heyvaert. We were only recently spoiled with “High Times in The Dark”, the fourth album by The Claudettes, the band around singer Berit Ulseth, in which Johnny Iguana plays a rather prominent piano role, or there is already a new project of the piano playing, whiskey -drinking and Havana-smoking…

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CHICAGO Music Guide interviews Dave Specter & Billy Branch about “The Ballad of George Floyd” (also listen & download the ballad)

INTERVIEW – Dave Specter and Billy Branch on The Ballad of George Floyd By: Matt Perius On: September 12, 2020 Interview: Dave Specter and Billy Branch on “The Ballad of George Floyd” Dave Specter, a Blues musician from Chicago, has been performing for over 35 years and has played an integral part in the Chicago…

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Q&A with legendary Chicago bluesman Jimmy Johnson – Every Day of His Life Has And Plays The Blues

Posted by Michael Limnios Blues Network “I believe that music can bring everyone together. Do not divide us!  We all have something to offer no matter what culture you come from. People all over the world have something to offer.” Jimmy Johnson: The Real Bluesman 90 years young Jimmy Johnson returns to the recording studio…

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Soul Bag Magazine highlights The Ballad of George Floyd: Dave Specter’s song featuring Billy Branch

No one has forgotten the death of African-American George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from suffocation under the knee of a police officer. This tragic event will have a global impact and will be marked by multiple condemnations, protests and other demonstrations against racism and police violence, and well beyond the borders…

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