Interview with the Legendary Elvin Bishop

Interview, Elvin Bishop, Rock and Blues Muse, Kevin Porter Photo: Pat Johnson

By Kevin Porter

Legendary guitarist Elvin Bishop, a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame, has been playing music since 1965 and is still going strong at age 76. His most recent album, Something Smells Funky ‘Round Here, was nominated for a Grammy, his third, and his Big Fun Trio is drawing crowds and rave reviews wherever they play. Bishop’s music is a musical stew of rock, blues, country, and soul, with witty [Read More]

By |2019-03-14T13:03:30-07:00March 13th, 2019|Interviews|1 Comment

John Mayall: Interview with the British Blues Legend

Interview, John Mayall, blues legend, Godfather of British Blues, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: David Gomez

By Martine Ehrenclou

John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music for over 50 years and is known as “The Godfather of British Blues.” In the 1960s, the England-born blues legend founded John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band that had some of the most famous blues musicians as members, including Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Harvey Mandell, Aynsley Dunbar, Walter Trout, Coco [Read More]

By |2019-01-17T20:04:01-07:00January 17th, 2019|Interviews|17 Comments

Interview Walter Trout

Interview, Walter Trout, Blues guitar legend, Survivor Blues, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Austin Hargave

By Kevin Porter

Blues guitar legend, Walter Trout is one of the lucky ones, and he knows it. After nearly dying due to liver failure and receiving a liver transplant in 2014, Trout has been traveling the world, preaching the importance of organ donation and supporting organizations such as Donate Life America and the British Liver Trust. His last album from 2017, We’re All in This Together, became Trout’s first #1 album on the Billboard Blues Chart and won [Read More]

By |2019-02-04T11:47:53-07:00January 31st, 2019|Interviews|3 Comments

Five of Our Favorite Artist Interviews of 2018

Five of Our Favorite Artist Interviews of 2018, Paul Nelson, Carolyn Wonderland, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro, Tinsley Ellis, Anthony Gomes, Rock and Blues Muse, Martine Ehrenclou

Five of Our Favorite Artist Interviews of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, Rock and Blues Muse looks back on five of our favorite artist interviews of the year. We have the privilege of talking with some of the most interesting, talented blues and rock musicians. We get a window into their lives, their music and how they create it, what they love most about [Read More]

By |2019-01-03T16:07:58-07:00December 31st, 2018|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, and Giles Robson

Interview, Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, Giles Robson, Journeys to the Heart of the Blues, Kevin Porter, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Mickey Deneher

By Kevin Porter

Perhaps one of the most pleasant surprises in music for 2018 is the album Journeys to the Heart of the Blues by blues masters Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, and Giles Robson released October 26, 2018 via Alligator Records. The album was recorded over a few short days in upstate New York at the beginning of the year [Read More]

By |2018-12-15T14:53:11-07:00December 11th, 2018|Interviews|2 Comments