Don’s Tunes is about the music. It’s about the sound. It’s about the real thing.
My mission for more than 10 years is to collaborate with independent labels & musicians, to produce music videos & promote lesser known, but extremely talented blues & jazz artists bringing you a selection of tunes with an audiophile sound, grit and real emotion.
If you’re a music fan, you can enjoy my channel on YouTube and my curated playlists on Spotify and my interesting music trivia articles on Facebook and Instagram. If you want to support my work, you can do that on my Patreon page.
Alias Smith & Jones is a blues/rock band influenced by many of the greats including Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor and Etta James. With Renee´ Flemings and Salvatore Carolei.
Laura Weinbach and Anton Patzner of Bay Area indie art-pop group Foxtails Brigade, taper down from their usual full-band arrangement to an intimate French-cafe jazz combo. The two bring their more hidden but equally engaging talent for elegant French chanson, Golden Era jazz standards and romantic original songs.
Rapidly growing their reputation on the UK rock & roll and swing dance scenes, The Catfish Kings feature five guys rooted in the music they all grew up with. Harry Lang, vocals and guitar, Terry Black, saxophone, Big Al Chaplin on piano, supported by the swinging-est rhythm section you could wish for, John Skelton II on bass and David Lacey drums.
Erika Soteri is a powerhouse performer and a jazzy, soulful singer-songwriter who was born in London, England and raised on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The up-and-coming artist recently gained exposure following her success on the talent show The Voice of Greece.
NineFingers is an artist based in Bakersfield CA who is known for performing a wide variety of music in different genres while always bringing his own distinctive voice and viewpoint to the songwriting process.
From the long arm of the law to the outstretched arms of the blues and rock, Ron Addison has come around full circle and released his debut CD, Testify. Ron personifies rhythm and blues with his soulful and rocking lead singing.
The blues always sounded more like “the real thing” than anything else. It’s not like I automatically said, “This is cooler than this,” or “This has more emotion.” When I heard it, it slayed me! There was just not a question.
Rory Gallagher was the People’s Guitarist. Unassuming, but tenacious, the Irish blues man devoted his life to touring and playing his beloved Fender Strat to adoring audiences. He never stopped working, and could always command a crowd, but resolutely eschewed the trappings of superstardom.
The significant difference between B.B. King and his disciples is that he had long ago mastered the concept that less can be more when it comes to the number of notes in a solo. “If it’s done well with less, then use that,” he says. “