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Eric Sardinas Interview

February 19, 2012 | Leave a comment

Eric Sardinas has UK dates at the end of March and beginning of April and is touring the ‘Sticks and Stones’ album. Interviewed for Blues in Britain by Moray Stuart; photo by Al Stuart.

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Download – The Coalminers

January 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

London soul and funk collective The Coalminers are building a fine reputation on the capital’s live music scene. Their six piece line up, oft augmented by brass and percussion, delivers an unparalleled swampy New Orleans funk groove.

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Watch – Alan Glen Interview

December 29, 2011 | Leave a comment

Blues in Britain editor Fran Leslie sits down with Issue 121 star Alan Glen for a video interview.

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Interview

December 21, 2011 | Leave a comment

Kenny Wayne Shepherd returned to the UK after a long absence to play a one-off show at Camden’s KoKo. He spoke to Blues In Britain before the show about the making of his latest album How I Go, his chart success and his critics.

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Joanne Shaw Taylor Interview

November 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

Joanne Shaw Taylor, a leading member of the young British blues scene, begins a 10-date UK tour on 15th November. She took time out of her preparations to speak to Moray Stuart for Blues In Britain. Photos by Lee Millward.

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Beth Hart Interview

November 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Here’s the unexpurgated extended version of the interview with Beth Hart from this month’s magazine: Platinum-selling singer Beth Hart was in London to promote Don’t Explain, her album of soul covers with Joe Bonamassa. She spoke to Moray Stuart of Blues In Britain about that, her career so far and her forthcoming UK shows in […]

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Review – London Festivals

October 10, 2011 | Leave a comment

A couple of capsule reviews we didn’t have space for in the magazine. Jon Taylor reports from the Thames Festival and the Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival.

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Watch: Paul Cox Interview

October 2, 2011 | Leave a comment

Blues in Britain editor Fran Leslie sits down with Issue 118 cover star Paul Cox for a video interview. Recorded by Blake Powell of Note Music.

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Allen Toussaint – Jazz Café, London 16/08/11

September 30, 2011 | Leave a comment

A review we couldn’t fit in the magazine! By Kate Pieroudis. Allen Toussaint thrilled the crowd at the Jazz Café on a lilting Tuesday summer evening in Camden. His background as singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and supreme bearer of musical piano-playing gifts was more than apparent during this mesmerising solo show. Kicking off with a […]

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Download – Wooden Horse

September 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

Jamie Knight and Ben Church are duo Wooden Horse, based in Worcester. They use a variety of acoustic instruments and classic vocal harmony to give a beautiful rich rootsy sound. The duo only got together this year (after respective years of experience playing different music with various lineups) and..

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