It’s impossible to underestimate what Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner achieved in those early days of the British Blues scene.
The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
Discover the music gemstones of British Blues at its boom and hear why it influenced the future of recorded music.
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
The late and great Jack Bruce has been honoured with a memorial sculpture at the distinguished school where he studied music from 1958-61.
Recorded by Leroy Carr at his very first session in 1928 this has gone on to become a blues classic and an influential song
Saxophonist Ray Warleigh, whose 65-year career included playing with Alexis Korner at the Rolling Stones’ Hyde Park show of 1969, died on September 21.
He’s the man that played a huge role in helping to shape rock music and in particular the influence of the blues on a whole generation of young British musicians.
The Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.