An Exclusive Interview with Joe Whitmer Of the Blues Foundation by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We get a rare opportunity to talk to Joe Whitmer who is responsible for coordination and production for the 31st International Blues Challenge(IBC). Hundreds of Blues Societies from all over the world have held preliminary competitions to choose who will […]
An Exclusive Interview with Frank Roszak! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We talk with Frank Roszak, A “Keeping the Blues Alive” (KBA) winning publicist, about why Public Relations and Radio Promotion is important to the Blues (Indie B) artists. We get into an in depth discussion about the future of the blues and how an independent […]
An Exclusive Interview with Betsie Brown! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to the interview with Betsie Brown as we talk about what she does with Blind Raccoon, PR and Radio Promotion. This is a great insight in one of the genre’s hardest working PR/Radio women! BETSIE BROWN has over twenty-five years of experience in entertainment […]
An Exclusive Interview with Thomas Ruf of Ruf Records! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We Talk with Thomas Ruf about Ruf Records, the Future of the Blues and so much more. This is an interview you really don’t want to miss if you believe in “Keeping the Blues Alive”. This is something Thomas Ruf Has […]
An Exclusive Interview with Jay Sieleman by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to our exclusive interview with Jay Sieleman! We talk about the Blues Foundations Past, Present and it’s future! Jay Sieleman is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Blues Foundation, A position that he held since 2005, though his involvement with the […]
You have never heard of Sam “Bluzman” Taylor? .. with a long legacy of hit songs and performance, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006 .. This is a documentary about Sam and his life.
Making a Scene has an exclusive interview with Jill Siegel! Listen below as we talk with a powerhouse in public relations. [audio:JillSeigel.mp3] Jill Siegel is now the handling the Public relations in the US for Ruf Records. Ruf records has put together an impressive list of up and coming and established blues artists. No matter […]
Mark’s music career began in 1972 in Memphis, Tenn., as music editor for a monthly entertainment magazine, River City Review. In July 1974, he joined Capricorn Records in Macon, Ga., first as a tour publicist and later as national publicity director. Some of the artists he worked with included The Allman Brothers Band, The Marshall […]
Whether its for a CD Release or for Support of a tour, PR can make the difference between success and failure. Listen in as we interview Mr. Doug W. Deutsch from Deutsch PR .. where we discuss how Good PR practices can help the Independent Musician!
On This Making A Scene Segment we Talk with Jo-Ann Ginoni Freda Booking Agent about what a booking agent is and how you can get a booking agent for your band. Jo-Ann has worked with such artists as Taylor Hicks, Albert Castiglia, Sean Chambers, Chris Duarte and so many More! Here is a chance to […]
Bob Porter talks about Herbie Mann’s “Push Push” with Duane Allman & “Memphis Underground” This interview was instigated when I was speaking to Blueswax editor Chip Eagle. I mentioned that three tracks from “Push Push” were part of the brand new Duane Allman “Skydog” compilation. It’s a seven CD box-set with a dynamite hard-bound book. […]