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Rami Winston is an independent Greek artist of Syrian descent. His love and appreciation for the Blues started early in his musicianship although never culturally exposed to the genre. He has always kept the Blues as the main part of his music, no matter how far experimented with genres such as Lo-Fi, Trip Hop, Hip Hop and modern rock n roll.
Maria Daines is the vocal side of a duo also comprising of guitarist and musician Paul Killington, the quality of song writing is superb with depth of feeling rarely encountered, played and sung with soul. Maria Daines is a distinctive singer, who knows how to belt out a song and leave you dying to hear more.
The southern gothic sound of Jhett’s bass-baritone voice growls over the top of gritty slide guitar and wages war on struggle and strife
bearing an honest and powerful take on blues and roots.
A father and son blues rock band mixing together the old and the new to create electric contemporary blues. Buck69 is influenced by more than three generations of music. They are influenced by who, what, where, when and how their everyday lives start and end music is Buck69’s way to express their inner feelings. To cement in history the people, places and things that affect the bands lives. Be it happy or sad, life or death.
Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Andy Balcon first picked up a guitar aged 14 and never put it back down. Largely self-taught and performing solo since the age of 18, Balcon quickly adopted a ‘training on-the-job’ attitude. The self-initiated beginnings to his career as a musician found himself securing shows in Sweden, France and New Zealand, whilst living the life of a blues street musician, fuelling his ambition to travel with his music.
“The blues is a living form of music” – and the Hitman Blues Band is proud to be a part of it! The blues isn’t just dusty 78’s being done again and again, no matter how great the original versions were. Modern/Alternative blues keeps the music alive, and with original songs that have won fans (and not just blues fans) all over the world, the Hitman Blues Band is dedicated to both honoring the past greats and bringing the blues into the future.
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. “
Aretha Franklin possessed one of the most distinctive and influential voices in the history of popular music.
In a 50-year recording career she racked up 20 Top 10 albums, a dozen million-selling singles and earned no fewer than 18 Grammy awards.
Otis Rush created a sophisticated, modern blues sound that has been imitated, but never duplicated. His lack of commercial appeal in no way deflects from the contributions of this very talented individual.