Featured Interview – Lightnin’ Malcolm – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Laura Carbone Ambassador of Mississippi Blues, Lightnin’ Malcolm, is getting a big lift to his career from signing and touring with Tab Benoit’s Whiskey Bayou Records. However, Malcolm is not new to the blues scene. He has been releasing albums since 2004, was part of a duo with Cedric Burnside, played … Read more

Issue 16-31 August 4, 2022 – Blues Blast Magazine

Ambassador of Mississippi Blues, Lightnin’ Malcolm, is getting a big lift to his career from signing and touring with Tab Benoit’s Whiskey Bayou Records. However, Malcolm is not new to the blues scene. He has been releasing albums since 2004, was part of a duo with Cedric Burnside, played with the North Mississippi Allstars, has … Read more

Featured Interview – Dawn Tyler Watson – “Where Jazz and Blues Meet” – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © Laura Carbone Whenever fans watch Dawn Tyler Watson, they are consistently impressed with the seemingly effortless power of her voice, her great control, beautiful tone, and wonderful stage presence. This winner of the 2017 International Blues Challenge also earned multiple Maple Blues Awards in Toronto, won a Blues Blast Music Award for … Read more

Issue 16-23 June 9, 2022 – Blues Blast Magazine

Whenever fans watch Dawn Tyler Watson, they are consistently impressed with the seemingly effortless power of her voice, her great control, beautiful tone, and wonderful stage presence. This winner of the 2017 International Blues Challenge also earned multiple Maple Blues Awards in Toronto, won a Blues Blast Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, … Read more

Featured Interview – Delbert McClinton – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © Bob Kieser Delbert McClinton is known for his roots rock sound, one that covers everything from blues to country. But what he really wants to do is make people dance. “My music, you play it in a room, and eight out of seven people are gonna dance,” he says. Problematic fractions aside, … Read more

Featured Interview – Stephen Hull – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Bob Kieser Singer/guitarist Stephen Hull, of the aptly-named Stephen Hull Experience, wasn’t always a blues dynamo, capable of nailing just about any blues style, yet somehow projecting a distinct, personal voice. Before that, he was a child in a car, going with his father to get his weekly haircut. And listening … Read more

Featured Interview – Joanna Shaw Taylor – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Laura Carbone Are some people destined to end up in certain professions? With the talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who began playing professionally at a very young age and was recently nominated for a Blues Music Award for Best Blues Rock Artist, that certainly seems to be the case. Blues Blast Magazine … Read more