Dream Train Flying Blues From Alastair Greene

Alastair Greene’s musical qualifications are impressive. He has guested with such luminaries as Eric Burdon, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya, Savoy Brown, John Nemeth, and Debbie Davies. Now, after touring the world as the guitarist for the Alan Parson Project, Alastair has released a solo album called Dream Train. As he says, “I’ll always be grateful … Read more…

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As Walter Trout says, We Are All In This Together

As Walter Trout says, We Are All In This Together     As Walter Trout says, We Are All In This Together.  The love of the Blues unites music lovers around the world. The Blues has an unchanging heart and Walter Trout is a giant in the world of electric guitar fuelled blues.  Walter’s latest … Read more…

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Zito and Castiglia Create a Blues Storm at The Scene

Zito and Castiglia Create a Blues Storm at The Scene What A Blues Scene Tonight Mike Zito, Albert Castiglia, and blues-harpist Will Wilde kick up a storm of a rich tasty music infused jam.   An evening of a spectacular display of the power of blues with Albert and his Gibson Les Paul and Mike … Read more…

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House Rock and Blues Presents Mike Zito

  Bringing quality live music to Swansea The Scene, Plymouth Street. Wednesday 21 September Mike Zito, Albert Castiglia Special Guest Will Wilde Tickets £12.50 ADV  DOORS 7.30pm   Mike Zito Perhaps there were some sceptics who questioned Mike’s amicable departure from the Royal Southern Brotherhood last year, after two acclaimed albums that took the A-list outfit … Read more…

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Albert Castiglia Big Dog Has The Blues

Albert Castiglia Big Dog Has The Blues This is an album that is full of Albert Castiglia style from the first to the last note. Big Dog, his sixth album is accomplished and as he admits is the first album that really gets under his skin. Mike Zito producer of Big Dog has released the … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Top Fifteen Gigs 2014

The top fifteen bluesdoodles gigs 2014 – in alphabetical order… Jeff Beck Katie Bradley & Kirk Fletcher Cut The Funk Fish Grainne Duffy JJ Grey & Mofro & Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Hamilton Loomis Jo Harman Hat Fitz & Cara Heritage Blues Orchestra Layla Zoe Royal Southern Brotherhood Matt Schofield Ian Siegal & … Read more…

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Mike Zito & The Wheel and Samantha Fish @ The Scene Swansea – November 2014

Samantha Fish and some of the Wheel, opened the evening of live music with her distinctive Cigar Box Guitar producing a rugged Southern sound that reminded me of Moreland and Arbuckle with the bonus of Samantha’s wonderful vocal delivery as she is one of the few female blues vocalists who can pull of such a … Read more…

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Mike Zito & The Wheel ~ Gone To Texas – CD Review

Mike Zito & The Wheel Gone To Texas Ruf Records Mike Zito has created a deeply personal album full of thoughtful lyrics and considered skilful guitar playing and his delicious and distinctive vocals a holy trio of skills, lyricist, vocalist and guitarist an amazing depth of skills that have been delivered consistently throughout Gone To … Read more…

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From Over The Atlantic to Blues on the Farm 2014

Blues On the Farm 2014 – Four Class Acts from U.S.A. In its 23rd year Blues on the Farm have again bought bands from across the Atlantic; sadly Saturday’s headline Dana Fuchs had to pull out at the last moment due to family illness, we can just keep our fingers crossed that Dana will grace … Read more…

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Royal Southern Brotherhood @The Globe Cardiff June 2014

Swansea based and British Blues nominated Mark Pontin Band opened the evening as The Globe started to fill, including many of Mark’s fans who had travelled down the M4 to Cardiff. Mark fitted his band around the Royal Southern Brotherhood equipment, as he delivered an accomplished set full of favourites that he delivers with a … Read more…

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