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+00:00January 17th, 2019|Interviews|17 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 11th, 2018|Interviews|2 Comments

Interview with Colin James

Interview, Colin James, blues guitarist singer songwriter, Miles To Go, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: James Omara

By Martine Ehrenclou

Known as one of Canada’s best blues musicians, Colin James is a rock and blues guitarist and singer-songwriter who has won 20 Maples Blues Awards, six Juno Awards (Best Blues Album 2017) and many others. With 19 albums, his latest is Miles To Go released September 21, 2018 and a sequel to his critically acclaimed 2016’s Blue Highways. It is a continuation of James’ story with a collection of carefully curated songs that were [Read More]

By |2018-12-15T14:53:12+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Interviews|1 Comment

Interview with Carolyn Wonderland

Interview, Carolyn Wonderland, Guitarist, singer-songwriter, John Mayall, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse

By Martine Ehrenclou

Currently on tour with the legendary John Mayall, Texas guitar slinger Carolyn Wonderland is the first female lead guitarist to join any of Mayall’s band lineups. She also joins the band on John Mayall’s upcoming album, Nobody Told Me out Feb. 22nd, 2019.

Carolyn is a multi-award-winning artist from Texas. She won Best Female Vocalist at the 2011 and 2012 Austin Music Awards. She and her band were named Austin’s Best Blues Band at the 2009 Austin Music Awards [Read More]

By |2018-12-15T14:53:13+00:00November 28th, 2018|Interviews|3 Comments