Interview with Ana Popovic, guitar slinger, singer-songwriter

Ana Popovic, blues-rock guitarist, singer-songwriter, Interview, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Ruben Tomas

By Martine Ehrenclou

Ana Popovic, multi-award winning blues and rock guitar slinger, singer-songwriter, is currently touring the US and Europe, in support of her latest and ninth album, Like It On Top. The album was produced by four-time Grammy winner, Keb’ Mo’ and is blues-based, rock, R&B, with a touch of pop. Her album features guest appearances by Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robben Ford and Keb’ Mo’ and celebrates strong women who overcome obstacles to reach [Read More]

By |2019-04-09T17:53:39-07:00April 9th, 2019|Interviews|10 Comments

Interview with JD Simo

Interview, JD Simo, blues guitarist, singer-songwriter, Off At 11, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Jeffry Fasano

By Martine Ehrenclou

Acclaimed rocking blues-driven guitarist, singer-songwriter, JD Simo is a gifted artist and former member of the rock band, SIMO, releasing five albums with his band and touring with Blackberry Smoke, Warren Haynes, The Gregg Allman Band, and more.

JD Simo just released his first solo album, Off At 11, and toured the US and Europe with his new band. This Chicago-born, Nashville-based musician channels sounds from traditional blues, acid rock, folk, soul and more. [Read More]

By |2019-03-29T09:35:28-07:00March 27th, 2019|Interviews|3 Comments

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