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.
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JD3, also/previously known as The Jondo Trio, are a southern rock/Detroit Soul powerhouse. Their live performances have earned them a cult following who have affectionately given them their unofficial moniker of “The Best Band You’ve Never Heard Of.”
Determined to blend nostalgia with modernity, Micah Edwards pairs crooning vocals with a soulful delivery to unite music lovers of all ages and backgrounds. Inspired by jazz, soul, & lofi pop, Micah’s contemporary sound draws from the legends of old.
Rick Tobey is a skilled, highly regarded multi-instrumentalist (and vocalist) who usually records performing all the parts and playing all the instruments (except where noted). He started playing drums in 6th grade, got his first drum kit (Slingerland Pink Champagne Sparkle) in 1963 and joined his first rock band in 7th grade.
Dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, Lachy Doley is Australia’s most celebrated Blues Soul Rock Organ Player in the world today. A player who can pump, pamper and occasionally pound the most unbelievable sounds from a keyboard: sounds that are intense, ferocious and sometimes transcendent.
Vocalist-composer and master song interpreter Gabrielle Cavassa performs with clarity and command. An emerging talent out of New Orleans, the California-raised artist earned her position as a Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition Finalist in 2018 at age 24, and has received spotlight recognition from JazzIz, OffBeat Magazine, WBGO’s “Singers Unlimited” and The Advocate for her artistry and live performances.
Sugar Parks is a Los Angeles based singer/songwriter of indie rock that shimmers with the darkness of noir pop while having gritty, bluesy overtones. She began her journey into songwriting by writing poetry as an introspective outlet. She moved around California’s Pacific Coast, acquired some knowledge of guitar in San Francisco, and ended up in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley.
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. “