Blues From Brentwood

Interview-Jensen Interceptors/Gary Martin

  At the recently held Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, I had the pleasure of interviewing Gary (Ace) Martin from the popular blues recording and touring band Jensen Interceptors. The…

 
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Porter visits Blues From Brentwood

I had the very good pleasure of welcoming Gary Porter into the studio on June 27th….along with Dave Melling to provide accompaniment on Keyboards. We had a great interview and…

 
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Rotary Club of Billericay – Blues at Emmanuel

Blues at  Emmanuel     The Rotary Club of Billericay is staging a major blues and jazz concert on Saturday, June 29. Venue: Emmanuel Church, Laindon Road, Billericay. 7.00pm for…

 
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Mark Reed interview and session

Click below to listen to the interview and session again: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Videos of Mark Reed live in the studio tonight: Mark Reed Bio Age…

 
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Bare Bones Boogie Band …link to their Tour Schedule

http://www.barebonesboogieband.com/#/gigs/4561816892  

 
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Milton-Farrow-Glen Interview and Live Session, March 07 2013

My Interview with Richie Milton, Bill Farrow, Alan Glen [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Session Videos:  

 
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Session 55 February 28 2013

On February 07, I visited The New Crawdaddy Club to enjoy the evenings entertainment provided by the house band The Heaters and the main attraction Jo Harman & Company. Prior…

 
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Bare Bones Boogie Band Interview Feb 21 2013

On February 21st 3 of the 4 members of the Bare Bones Boogie Band were in the studio for an interview and an acoustic session. Here’s the interview… [Audio clip:…

 
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Bare Bones Boogie Band – Session Videos

Here’s your chance to hear/watch the session from the Bare Bones Boogie Band. The tracks – from top to bottom – are Mean Old Man, Love In Vain and Midnight…

 
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Session 52 February 07 2013

On January 31 I visited the New Crawdaddy Blues Club located on Crays Hill, Billericay, where I interviewed Paul Dean. Paul is the Manager of the club, he plays keyboards…

 
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Session 51 January 31 2013

Every Day I Have the Blues James Brown Black & White Blues Collection 17 Blues 2007 Yer Blues The Beatles Black & White Blues Collection 16 Blues 2007 Bad Love…

 
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Session 50 January 24 2013

The Blues Overtook Me Charlie Musselwhite Great Blues Harp Harmonica Blues 1996 Charlie Musselwhite Shake Your Hips Peter Green Splinter Group Soho Session (CD 1) Blues 1998 Who Do You…

 
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Session 49 January 17 2013

Dollar Got The Blues Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Alright Again! Classic Soul/R&B 2011 You Got Me Wrong Billy Boy Arnold Back Where I Belong Chicago Blues 1993 When the Levee Breaks…

 
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Interview with Buddy Whittington

Buddy Whittington is an American guitarist. He began playing the guitar inspired by his sister’s records of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and, in particular, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton….

 
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JO HARMAN GIG DATES

          JO HARMAN GIG DATES (full band unless stated) JANUARY Sun 20th Pizza Express, Dean Street, Soho Sat 26th Mrs Yarringtons Music Club, High Street, Battle,…

 
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Session 47 January 03 2013

This week’s show was a Live show…in that all the tracks were live recordings of some of the best Blues traditional songs as well as some of the most popular…

 
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Session 41 November 22 2012

The Downchild Blues Band is a Canadian blues band, described by one reviewer as “the premier blues band in Canada”. The blues pioneer on the Canadian scene, founding member Donnie…

 
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Great Choice Ches!

It was a great pleasure to stand in for Ches Moulton this week on Blues from Brentwood. Thanks to Ches for helping me with the music – I loved it…

 
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Poster for Phoenix In The Foyer

   

 
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Richie Milton, Bill Farrow and Ray Skilton – session videos

Here’s your chance to hear/watch the session from Richie Milton, Bill Farrow and Ray Skilton again. The tracks – from top to bottom – are What Do I Do Now,…

 
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Session 34 October 04 2012

Richie Milton Born circa 1950 in London… Richie Milton’s career was kick started in the late 60’s, when he appeared on national TV performing, “Got My Mojo Working”, when only…

 
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Session 33 September 27 2012

Gov’t Mule is a Southern USA rock jam band formed in 1994 as an Allman Brothers Band side project, by Warren Haynes and Allen Woody. The two shared a love…

 
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The New Brunswick Battle of the Blues

The search is on, for the 3rd year in a row, for talented unsigned and original blues bands and solo musicians. The province of New Brunswick, Canada, is looking once…

 
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Session 32 September 20 2012

Born Kenny Wayne Brobst on June 12, 1977, in the state of Louisiana…Kenny Wayne Shepherd is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He has released several studio albums and experienced…

 
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Session 31 September 13 2012

Born James A. Lane in Ruleville, Mississippi on June 3, 1924…Jimmy Rogers was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player. Rogers learned the harmonica alongside his childhood friend Snooky…

 
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Session 30 September 06 2012

Born Marion Walter Jacobs (May 1, 1930 – February 15, 1968), Little Walter was an American blues harmonica player, whose revolutionary approach to his instrument has earned him comparisons to…

 
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Milton & Farrow Entertainers Extraordinaire!

On August 09, 2012 Blues From Brentwood was honoured to host two veteran and talented entertainers in the persons of Richie Milton & Bill Farrow. Their guile and wit are…

 
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Session 29 August 30 2012

Robert William Gary Moore…born on 4 April 1952 in Belfast , was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a blues singer and guitarist. Moore grew up on Castleview…

 
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Session 28 August 23 2012

Born on the 12th of January 1941…John William  Baldry  was an British and Canadian blues singer and voice actor. Baldry’s birth was registered in Brixworth Registration District. His early life…

 
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Session 26 August 09 2012

Born John Lee Curtis Williamson on March 30, 1914 Sonny Boy Williamson  was an American blues harmonica player and singer, and the first to use the name Sonny Boy Williamson….

 
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Session 25 August 02 2012

George Thorogood born February 24, 1950 is an American blues rock vocalist/guitarist and recording artist from the state of Delaware in the  United States. In the 1970s, Thorogood played on…

 
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Session 24 July 26 2012

Chester Arthur Burnett born on June 10, 1910 in West Point, Mississippi  and known as Howlin’ Wolf, was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player. With a booming…

 
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Session 23 July 19 2012

Canned Heat is an American blues-rock/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1965.  It was launched by two blues enthusiasts, Alan Wilson and Bob Hite, who took…

 
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Set List-Sunday July 15 2012

Alicia Keys Fallin’ 2001 April Wine Just Between You And Me 1996 B.J. Thomas (Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song 1975 Bob Marley No Woman, No…

 
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Session 22 July 12 2012

Eric Patrick Clapton, born on 30 March 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England, to a British mother and Canadian father… is known throughout the world as a guitarist and singer-songwriter, creative…

 
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Jo Harman Biographical

“I want to make a classic album” so says Johanna Harman, “one that sounds just as good in ten years time” she explains. “I’ve had producers, managers, boyfriends, whoever, all…

 
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Session 21 July 05 2012

Born Elmore Brooks  on January 27, 1918  in Mississippi Elmore James was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader. He was known as “the King of the Slide…

 
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Session 20 June 28 2012

Born Carolyn Bradford in 1972, in  Houston, Texas) Carolyn Wonderland is an American blues singer, songwriter and musician. She is married to A. Whitney Brown. Originally a High School dropout…

 
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Jo Harman – Interview and Tour Dates

Click here to listen again to the interview: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Thu. 12th July, New Crawdaddy Club, Billericay, Essex Fri. 20th July, Chichester Inn, Chichester Fri….

 
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Session 19 June 21 2012

Delbert McClinton was born November 4, 1940 in Lubbock Texas and is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.Active as a side-man since 1962…

 
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Session 18 June 14 2012

Born on October 3, 1954 Stephen Ray “Stevie” Vaughan (– August 27, 1990) was an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and a notable recording artist. Often referred to by his initials,…

 
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Blues at Burstead with Grapevine Blues

The Rotary Club of Billericay staged its annual Big Band in the Garden  festival on Sunday June 10.  This year known as Blues at Burstead, it was  held  at the…

 
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Session 17 June 07 2012

Born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles on January 25, 1938  Etta James was an American singer, songwriter and recording artist. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues,…

 
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Liam Tarpey: a studio session

The UK’s rising blues recording artist Liam Tarpey graced us with his presence in the studio during Blues From Brentwood this week. Not only did he sit down for an…

 
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Dave Jackson descends upon Phoenix

  One part ‘Kossoff’, one part ‘Rodgers’ with a good dose of ‘Hendrix’. A guitar style described as mesmerising, luscious deep toned and soaring. With a rock-solid rhythm section likened…

 
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Session 16 May 31 2012

Born on December 17, 1939 in New Orleans, James Carroll Booker III – was a New Orleans styled rhythm and blues musician  Booker’s unique style combined rhythm and blues with…

 
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Session 15 May 24 2012

George “Buddy” Guy born July 30, 1936 is an American blues guitarist and singer. Critically acclaimed, he is a pioneer of the Chicago blues sound and has served as an…

 
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Session 14 May 17 2012

Born Carey Bell Harrington on November 14 1936 in Macon, Mississippi. Carey Bell was an American blues musician, who played the harmonica in the Chicago blues style. As a child,…

 
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Session 13 May 10 2012

Norman Jeffrey “Jeff” Healey born on March 25, 1966  was a Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist and guitarist who attained musical and personal popularity, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s….

 
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Session 12 May 03 2012

McKinley Morganfield was born on April 4, 1913 –  known as Muddy Waters, he was an American blues musician, generally considered the “father of modern Chicago blues”. He was a major…

 
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Session 11 April 26 2012

Colin James, born Colin James Munn on August 17, 1964, in Regina, Saskatchewan, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, who plays in the blues, rock, and neo-swing genres….

 
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Session 10 April 19 2012

Robert Cray born on August 1, 1953, in Columbus, Georgia, is an American blues guitarist and singer, songwriter and recording artist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he has led his…

 
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Session 09 April 12 2012

Born in Leona, Texas, October 1, 1932  Albert Collins was an American electric blues guitarist and singer (and occasional harmonica player) whose recording career began in the 1960s in Texas…

 
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Session 08 April 05 2012

  Born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, Carlos Santana is a Mexican-American rock guitarist. Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s pioneering a blend…

 
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Session 07 March 29 2012

  Henry Saint Clair Fredericks born May 17, 1942, who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American Grammy Award winning blues musician. Born in Harlem, New York, Taj…

 
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Session 06 March 22 2012

John Lee Hooker born on August 22, 1917  was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. The youngest of eleven children He began his life as the son of…

 
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Session 05 March 15 2012

Albert King  was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing. Born on April 25, 1923 One of the “Three Kings…

 
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Session 04 March 08 2012

Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon  on February 21, 1933 , Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music. Simone aspired to…

 
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Session 03 March 01 2012

Settled in much more comfortably this week and flew solo without incident. Just love sharing my collection of Blues music with listeners. This weeks Three For Thursday featured British blues…

 
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Session 02 February 23 2012

Well, the second show was a real blast. Lots of great music, a more comfortable experience in presenting the show and all around a more natural flow. Even got a…

 
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Session 01 February 16 2012

Had a Great first show. The first hour was marvelous! The second hour was…well as they say…it was live radio. The only thing I’ve learned from my mistakes…is not to…

 
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