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.
A superstar with a genuine soul, an authentic voice and lyrics that are flat out- gritty. Ben Railway Robey charts #3 on the iTunes Blues Singles Charts with his timeless and fun hit “Hotter”. If you seek passion and belief with grit in a song that will not disappoint you, you will find yourself on a journey when listening to this Blues artist.
Born in Nashville and raised in a recording studio, multi-instrumentalist Yates McKendree grew up hearing and playing with many great musicians. Self taught from the age 3, music came to him naturally. His debut LP “Buchanan Lane” on the Qualified Records label released on October 28, 2022 to critical acclaim worldwide.
Singer/Songwriter, J. Dewveall, is the irreverent chaplain of Americana music. Obsessed with existential stuff, he doesn’t just make music, he sings practical theology in E-flat minor. His brand of comfort blues, rock, and country soul provides a soundtrack to exploring life’s big questions, rooted in human experience and emotion.
Born and Brewed are an original duo formed in 2019 in Portishead, UK. Rich (Beardymud) Sidwick and Mike (Slick) Palomares create an infusion of Americana/Bluegrass/country blues with a gritty edge.
Anna Stucky is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in Kaiserslautern, South-West Germany and grew up in a musically family with a multi-instrumentalist mother. Her debut EP “FLOWERS” is ready for the world to hear.
Stefan has been creating and performing music since his teenage years, following his father into the business in the same way he learned from his father in the woods and the river.. Stefan’s sound is a rustic and approachable blend of Americana, folk, and roots.
Sons of Legend is influenced heavily by the blues, as well as hard rock/metal, southern rock and outlaw country, thanks to The Legend, Harley Sr. The combination of these influences as well as the diversity of the musicians that make up Sons of Legend produces a raucous yet fluent merging of those styles into something uniquely called Sons of Legend.
The Chris Canas Band is one of Michigan’s leading bands for live music. With their diverse mix of Blues, Funk, and Soul they are always well equipped to bring the party wherever they go. With heart-wrenching vocals, pulse pounding rhythms, and an electric energy that can be felt in the air.
Jazz vocalist and songwriter Eva Schubert is a fresh new voice, whose sound blends seamlessly with the classic style of jazz greats like Helen Mirrell, Peggy Lee, and Nat King Cole. A native of Vancouver, Canada, she follows a distinguished line of female jazz vocalists like Diana Krall coming from Canada’s west coast.
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Dark Americana / Country / Blues / Folk
Rory Gallagher was the People’s Guitarist. Unassuming, but tenacious, the Irish blues man devoted his life to touring and playing his beloved Fender Strat to adoring audiences. He never stopped working, and could always command a crowd, but resolutely eschewed the trappings of superstardom.
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.