Issue 106 Contents
88. Robben Ford
62. Javier Vargas
Blue Blood �26 New artists to introduce you to are Katie Knipp (USA), Mike Munson (USA), The Big Fat Blues Band (UK), Andres Roots (EE).
IBBA Blues Top 50 �104
In this issue �10 Blues in Australia, Montreal Blues Society – Annual Christmas Blues Party, Phenomenal Blues Women – Esther Philips, Tammie Shannon: Blues Top 10.
Eric Gales ( USA ) �30 Blasts into a new chapter with his latest album The Bookends, our writer describes this as the album of his career which also features performances with B. Slade, Beth Hart and Doyle Bramhall II.
Kyla Brox ( UK ) �36 The UKBlues Challenge winner says The Pain And Glory is behind her as she sets her sights on the big prize in the US. The Kyla Brox band will represent the UK at the forthcoming International & European Blues Challenges.
Sugaray Rayford ( USA ) �42 With his first UK tour scheduled for January, we caught up with the flamboyant Intrepid Artist to talk about touring, his energetic performances, and latest album Somebody Save Me.
Earl ‘Guitar’ Williams ( USA ) �48 The Alabama bluesman known for pulling ugly faces while performing talks about his roots, influences and playing in his favourite local backyard juke joint Mister Gips.
BLUES MATTERS! ISSUE 106