Don’s Tunes is about the music. It’s about the sound. It’s about the real thing.
I’ve been collaborating with blues & jazz artists & labels for more than 10 years, helping them reach new audiences through my YouTube Channel, my curated Spotify playlists and the amazing community on my social media pages. My passion is to discover lesser known, but extremely talented musicians and to promote songs with an audiophile sound and authentic emotion.
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Mississippi MacDonald is a 3 times British Blues Awards nominee, from London, England. He has been playing since he was 11 years old and has travelled extensively on the US blues trail, meeting, amongst others, Pinetop Perkins, Willie Big Eyes Smith, Otis Clay and BB King.
Signed under Sony Music with Bad Jeu Jeu Records, Kelli Baker brings a song like no other. Winner, Long Island Blues Challenge “Road to Memphis” 2022 Official Selection, National Women in Blues Showcase 2023. Kelli delivers a commanding performance and has been compared to Bonnie Raitt, Chris Cornell, Susan Tedeschi, and Aretha Franklin. Her dynamic blues tones and gospel nods have been called a kind of ethereal blues.
Borderlands is his third album after John Fusco and the X-Road Riders in 2019 and John the Revelator, a double album in 2021. The album combines ancient gospel overtones and blues themes to create what Fusco calls “a kind of peyote passion play.”
John’s music transcends boundaries, blending elements of blues, blues rock, and rock ‘n’ roll. He celebrates the release of his third solo album, a labor of love that encompasses six meticulously crafted songs. With a unique blend of heartfelt lyrics and soul-stirring melodies, John Mast continues to make his mark in the music industry.
Todd Sharpville has been the face of the English Blues for 30 years already. His debut album “Touch Of Your Love” released in 1992 on Red Lightin Records won “Best Album” and “Best Guitarist” awards at the British Blues Awards, marking the start of his international career during which Todd and his band played on nearly every blues stage and festival around the world.
Kete Bowers is a singer / songwriter born in Liverpool. His music crosses many genres from Country, Rock, Americana, Folk and Blues. His new album is a a deepening and engulfing record that reaches into what feels like an edgier side of folk rock by blending alternative undertones and a touch of tasteful darkness to the music.
Cathy Lemons is a legendary, blues singing firebird out of Dallas, Texas, who has mesmerized audiences with her “velvety and hypnotic voice, resonant of a female Howlin’ Wolf” for over 30 years. A seasoned and expressive songwriter, Cathy brings profound authenticity to her craft, spinning inspiration from acts of faith, redemption, and love from all sides.
Blues Delight is five-piece ensemble of veteran musicians under the direction of producer Vincent Beaulne from Montreal, Canada. They deliver this package of all-original, modern blues with gusto and sensibility, throwing in a taste of jazz good measure.
Matt Kirk and the Gueyfarers
Matt’s influences span from folk and country to blues and classic rock to Tejano to Americana and western swing. Individual influences include the great Levon Helm, Jimmy LaFave, Leon Russell, Doug Sahm, Auggie Meyers and Flaco Jimenez, Monte Montgomery, and Scott Byers among several others.
Muddy Waters – Collection of Quotes & Recollections from & about the Chicago blues legend
“My grandmother didn’t buy hardly anything but church songs, but I got hold of some records with my little nickels, and borrowed some, listened to them very, very carefully. Texas Alexander and Barbecue Bob and Blind Lemon Jefferson and Blind Blake — they was my thing...
Tom Waits – Collection of Quotes on Songwriting
“If I want a sound, I usually feel better if I’ve chased it and killed it, skinned it and cooked it. Most things you can get with a button nowadays. So if I was trying for a certain drum sound, my engineer would say: “Oh, for Christ’s sake, why are we wasting our...
Keith Richards on the Blues – Collection of Quotes
What was it about Waters, and that generation of bluesmen, that fascinated him so much? Keith shakes his head."I don't know. It just struck the chord in here somewhere. You heard it and all the breath left your body and you were...anything to be able to approach that....