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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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.
Los Villanos Blues Band are a blues band from Guadalajara lead by brothers Javier and Abraham Villaseñor on guitar. Both Javier and Abraham have been recognized for their contributions to the blues scene in Mexico by being inducted into to the Mexico, Blues Hall of Fame.
Trainman blues is the brainchild of Irish blues artist Richard Farrell and Danish bass player and producer “Krudtmejer” Laust Nielsen. Their sound takes inspiration from the raw and roots style blues before it developed into rock ‘ n ‘ roll. Fast forward 50 years, with modern production techniques, and now you have the Trainman Blues sound.
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.
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. “