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.
Single Malt 15 was born in early 2022 after Luca’s father’s death. “FULL THROTTLE” a 10 tracks album dedicated to him which tells the story of a classic self made man who grew up after the WWII and tried to achieve his dreams living life from the bottom to the the top.
Leslie Vincent is a prolific songwriter and jazz vocalist. Equally at home singing the Great American Songbook, musical theater, and contemporary rock and pop, she has quickly become one of the most notable voices to emerge in the vibrant Minneapolis music scene, being hailed for her joy-filled performances and her “fun, human, beautiful interpretations”
Layla is a New Orleans-based singer songwriter and slide guitarist. Drawing on a rich musical legacy via her father, blues legend Charlie Musselwhite, Layla grew up on the road steeped in the music of the greatest blues artists of our time.
Tom “Harpo” Walker is the Scottish, singer/songwriter/harmonica player of Django Blackheart, a Sydney, Australia band, whose acclaimed, debut album “Blues, Roots & Other Fruits” stormed the blues airplay charts in 2022 and was simultaneously #2 in both the UK and Australia.
Rikalet is an independent composer, contralto singer-songwriter, pianist and lyricist from Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), South Africa.
Growing up in such a culturally diverse space, she takes listeners on a colourful sound journey exploring various moods and textures in her music, focusing mainly on fusing dark cabaret, art rock, jazz, blues and alternative elements
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.
“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...
“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...
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....