2016 Living Blues Awards Wee Willie Walker wins Comeback of the Year and Best Blues / Southern Soul Album Awards! Critics’ Poll Blues Artist of the Year (Male) Buddy Guy Blues Artist of the Year (Female) Shemekia Copeland Most Outstanding Blues Singer Otis Clay Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar) Lurrie Bell Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica) Sugar [...]
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I wanted to be bigger than Bill Gates — but I fell in love with the blues Credit: Ola Carlvik This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview. DOWNLOAD HERE Aki Kumar moved to Silicon Valley at the age of 18. His goal, like many others, was to be a [...]
SEAN WHEELER "I'M GLAD" XÓCHITL MORALES INTERVIEW MARIACHI MESTIZO AT CAPITOL STUDIOS, HOLLYWOOD, CA JOHN BLUES BOYD INTERVIEW AIREENE ESPIRITU “DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE” MARIACHI MESTIZO (JUVINAL) MARCH 2016 WEE WILLIE WALKER AND CURTIS SALGADO “HELP!” MIXTEC ON A FRIDAY NIGHT IN [...]
Aireene Espiritu Jim Pugh, the veteran keyboard player who toured the world with Etta James and Robert Cray and now roams the Central Valley and Bay Area byways looking for unknown musicians to savor and record, first heard the Filipino American singer Aireene Espiritu a few years ago at the Folk Alliance conclave [...]
Check out a video of Mariachi Mestizo recording at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA. En las noches de sábado, todo lo que necesitamos es el traje de charro para sentir cuan arraigadas están en nuestras venas los guacos de mi padre y las tonadas de mi abuela. El guitarrón y el arpa, la [...]
2016 Release Artists in a benefit concert for Little Village Foundation at Freight & Salvage.
Check out this interview with John Blues Boyd!
Check out this video of Aireene Espiritu performing Down By The Riverside.
Watch a video of Mariachi Mestizo from March 2016.
Mariachi Mestizo From Delano, Ca. If you live in California you drive a lot. I drive a lot. On a noticeably warm Sunday afternoon this past fall I pointed the car inland towards Visalia, driving up 101 past Templeton, over the hill at Paso Robles and then right at Fresno down to Visalia. Woodlake actually. You probably haven’t [...]