Interview: The Power of the Pocket

I met these two cats several years ago when Samantha Fish played in Rochester, NY. Her earlier band had Peyton Manning on bass, and GoGo Ray on drums, when they returned they had changed bassists, adding Chris Alexander. To me it was a giant leap for the band. Nothing wrong with the cat who went […]

Interview: ‘Uncle’ Guy Davis Part2

  continuing on with my conversation with Guy Davis aboard the 2013 October Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. We start talking about his one man play ‘Fishy Waters’ and then take a few twists and turns that will, undoubtedly, leave some people uncomfortable…. Part One can be found here. ———– GD……And that’s what I’m looking […]

Interview: ‘Uncle’ Guy Davis, Part One

I have always admired Guy Davis for his simple yet complicated approach to music. To me he is a link to the past while being a guiding light to the future of the Blues. We finally got a chance to ‘get it down on a digital recorder’ on the October 2013 Legendary Rhythm & Blues […]

35th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

Fromt he Blues Foundation Website ( The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the nominations for the annual Blues Music Awards, which will be presented at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The Blues Music Awards are universally recognized as the highest accolade afforded musicians and songwriters in […]