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
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Review: Johnny Burgin – No Border Blues by Filip Heidinga From the time Johnny Burgin was in school he played a lot of guitar and sometimes performed. Slowly Burgin climbs up by playing with many blues bands and collaborating with big names in the blues scene in Chicago. In
Saturday Sept 19th 2:00 pm CST LIVESTREAMING directly from Delmark Records studio, we will celebrate Jimmy's award by "Living Blues Magazine" as Best Blues Guitar Player of the Year. The Jimmy Johnson Band with Roosevelt Purifoy on keyboards, Big Ray on drums and Ari Seder on
Kari Kempas, for Blues News, Finland. An interview with blues master Willie Buck about his career and his last album: WILLIE BUCK WAY. Willie Buck’s career as a blues singer began slowly after he arrived in the “Windy City,” Chicago, in the 1950s. He quickly got
Dave Specter has written a new song titled "The Ballad of George Floyd", which he sings as a duo with Billy Branch. They are also joined by Brother John Kattke on organ, and Danny Shaffer on guitar. The single will be released digitally by Delmark on Wednesday Sept. 9, with a
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TOMORROW, FRIDAY AUGUST 28 from noon to 1pm. Johnny presents his new Delmark album "CHICAGO SPECTACULAR" featuring Billy Boy Arnold, Lil' Ed, John Primer, Bob Margolin, Matthew Skoller and a constellation of blues nobility! 90.9 FM WDCB Public Radio Chicago's Home for Jazz!
Oscar Jordan interviews the 91-year-old blues legend for this leading guitar publication. They talk about Jimmy's bestselling Delmark album "Every Day of Your Life" and they discuss Jimmy's guitars, amps and other gear. "I always tell my fans to do their part to make the
Blues living legend Jimmy Johnson gets amazing reviews from all over the world for his last master piece. Review by Oscar Jordan - Vintage Guitar Magazine Still going strong at the age of 92, Chicago bluesman Jimmy Johnson returns to the Delmark label displaying vitality
91-year-old blues master Jimmy Johnson livestreams on facebook every Saturday, 2pm to 3pm CST by Bart Lazar New City Jimmy Johnson isn’t headlining the Chicago Blues Festival this year or hosting his Sunday residency at the Lagunitas Brewing Company. But the pandemic can’t
par Lola Reynaerts - SCENES C’est un événement incontournable pour tout amateur de blues. Malheureusement, le Millenium Park de Chicago aura vainement attendu les fans cette année… « In response to COVID-19 » la trente-septième édition du Chicago Blues Festival a
by Tom Lounges This Friday marks the release of "Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular" by Chicago-based, international blues label, Delmark Records. Most readers of this column will recognize the artist's name from his work in recent years as keyboardist and band leader of
Featuring Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Lil' Ed, Bob Margolin, Matthew Skoller and a whole constellation of Chicago's best! Growing up up in Philadelphia, Johnny Iguana really zeroed in on Junior Wells and Otis Spann after becoming obsessed with Chicago blues at age 15.
Read complete review by Freddy Celis There's a good reason to explain why Johnny Burgin now calls himself The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man rather than Rockin 'Johnny, a nickname he's had for decades. He really is a man of the world. If in doubt, check out his new album
Born August 20, 1950 in Clarksdale, Arkansas. Happy birthday, Willie...!!! *Grammy Award winner. *Inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame. *Actor in movies such as Thief, Hardball, Ali, Road to Perdition, The Express. *Worked with Tom Hanks, Will Smith, James Caan, Dennis
By Jim Hynes - Glide Magazine CLICK to sample this album, order CD, download or stream! The adventurous, chameleon-like, affable Chicago pianist Johnny Iguana is finally making his blues debut as a leader. He’s been a sideman on countless Delmark albums and yes, he’s the
Ken Saydak (b. Chicago, August 18th 1951, is an American Chicago blues pianist, organist and singer-songwriter. Billboard once described him as "a gripping frontman". WATCH, LISTEN & READ...! Ken has been in over 50 albums and his career as a performer has taken him
A review two years after changing hands. ENGLISH interview with Julia A. Miller & Elbio Barilari by Franky Bruneel. Published in "Back To The Roots" magazine. "It was therefore no surprise when in May 2018 the news came that Bob Koester had sold the label Delmark