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.
Walter Baumgartner is bound with the blues since way back. With his voice and harmonica he has been exciting the audience and spreading the raw, traditional and pioneering legacy of the blues in Europe.
Bidu Sous is considered a revelation of blues in Brazil. Daughter of a guitar player father, she grew up in a small town listening to rural music and later was inspired by the blues. Her first album with guitarist and producer Lancaster Ferreira titled “Don’t Wake Me Up Early”, recently released, is the first traditional blues album released by a woman in Brazil.
Andreas Diehlmann is a German blues guitarist and singer. He studied classical guitar at the Kassel Music Academy and works mainly as a session guitarist and producer. In 2017 Diehlmann founded the blues rock band named after him, which thanks to its straight musical style was able to gain a considerable fan base in a very short time.
Melbourne based Singer/Songwriter Rob Patton will be releasing his EP ‘Laid Back’ with newly formed band ‘Rob Patton & The Cosmic Tumbleweeds’.
His newest release ‘Laid Back’ expands on the ragged country and swamp rock stylings of ‘Homegrown’ this time further refining his sound, taking the music into a more mellow and bluesy direction, akin to JJ Cale.
Los Angeles based duo, Law & Chaos, have brought a new style to the world of Jazz and Blues. This extraordinary fusion is a celebration of two classic musical genres and other contemporary musical influences which can be widely heard in their songs. The band consists of lead vocalist and trumpet player Nick Andrea and award-winning guitarist TJ (“Thelonius James”) Sullivan, each of which add their own unique spin to the blended style.
Mike Goudreau picked up his first guitar at age 14 and hasn’t stopped playing since. His early influences included the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and later, Albert King, Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Powder Blues and Downchild – to name a few. Such diverse interests help to explain why Mike is comfortable in so many musical genres, especially jazz and blues.
Give Layla Zoe a stage and she’ll show you magic. In a world of choreography and autotune, this is one performer who does it the old-fashioned way, digging deep, summoning a smoke-and-whisky vocal, leaving it all on the stage and sending breathless fans out into the night to spread the word.
Marina Eco is a Jazz singer born in Murcia, Spain. She started learning music at home thanks to her father who was Marcial Picó a classic flutist and jazz musician. Marina studied piano at a conservatory, and later would continue playing the piano on her own. Later she would start her own project titled “Little Evil Me”.
Rumblin’ Trouble is a blues duo formed by Ana Todorovic (vocal) and Marko Mosic (guitar). Though we’ve played together since 2013, the first big moment for Rumblin’ Trouble was the interview with Jesse Finkelstein and Audrey Michelle of Blues Radio International on May 1, 2020, where we got a chance to present our original songs to a wider audience.
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.