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, 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.
If you’re a music fan, you can listen to my selection on YouTube and my curated playlists on Spotify and my interesting music trivia articles on Facebook and Instagram. If you want to support my work, you can do that on my Patreon page.
A Texas blues man’s journey to New York leads him back to his roots. The night before Andy Seagrave moved to New York, he was 20 years old and playing blues guitar in a south Texas club. A friend asked, “You ready for the concrete jungle?” 18 years, a recession, 2 layoffs and a pandemic later, Andy’s releasing his debut album: The Jungle.
Peter J Lehman is a Texas born, Alaska raised, Missouri transplant who has traveled all over the country as a professional welder since the age of 20, absorbing the experiences, encounters and sub-cultures along the way.He continues to listen, read and observe the world around him with open eyes and write; his style is influenced by many forms of music including but not limited to folk, Americana, blues, rock and soul.
Powered by influences from the likes of Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, Jace Everett, Chris Isaak and Blues Saraceno, Christian explores the world of dark country and its origins in the blues.
Tiny Legs Tim is a finger-picking virtuoso and talented slide guitarist with an instantly recognizable voice. He’s also a fine lyricist and a gifted songwriter with a strong feel for melody and clarity resulting into an ever-growing collection of personal compositions based on his eclectic love of blues and roots music.
Othman Wahabi is a Moroccan Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and music producer who has carved his own niche in the blues genre. He is best known for his slide guitar work, versatile vocals and eclectic records that are a mix of blues, rock, roots, jazz, folk, experimental and ethnic fusion.
Solo artist and bandleader, Chris Bell is a highly compelling singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and teacher with roots planted in the fertile soil of American roots music. Without compromising authenticity and soulful integrity handed down from his North Carolina Mom and New York City Dad, he draws equal measures from traditional and contemporary Blues, Country and Rock
As an award winning Blues musician, Héctor Anchondo lives and breaths music. Since picking up his first guitar at the age of sixteen, Hector has devoted much of his time to becoming the phenomenal guitarist that he is today.
Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. As skilled delivering a Piedmont blues classic as he is performing his own acclaimed original songs, Lutes’s masterful fingerstyle guitar work and soulful voice bring an unmistakable intensity to his live performances.
Dutch singer-songwriter Anna Nita is inspired by jazz, R&B and soul icons such as Sade, Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse. Together with her band she makes a mix of mindful R&B, soul & jazz with sharp lyrics on themes such as empowerment and hypersensitivity.
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.
Freddie was a forceful presence and formidable figure in two of the most prominent blues scenes. In the state he was born in (and to which he eventually returned), he was known as the “Texas Cannonball.” Revered by his fans and respected by his peers, King was best-known for his searing, assertive solos and dynamic showmanship.