The time flies fast and the Big Apple Blues European Tour was like a hurricane. To make things even more interesting, the Big Apple Blues musicians landed in Brussels during the week of the city’s lockdown for security and terrorism threat. The hype in the media gave the impression that Belgium was the most dangerous […]
The Blues – Issue #20 – Peter Feenstra From the opening alarm of the aptly titled “Wake up and do Something” to the car engine spluttering into life on the harp-driven, funky wah-inflected “I-278 Grind”, Big Apple Blues open with a double helping of swagger that mirrors the title of their instrumental album. Fronted by […]
The trick to a successful blues instrumental album is mixing different tempos and grooves, steering clear of “just another shuffle” (or slow blues or “Tramp” groove). And while there may not be a “Hide Away” or “Honky Tonk” here, Big Apple has put together a set of originals listenable enough for you to not miss the singer.
A true ambassador of the blues, Zach has spent a lifetime playing blues all across the United States of America and the World at large.
Anthony Kane has been singing and playing blues in the greater NYC metropolitan area since age 15. The legendary harmonica man, James Cotton himself, said that Anthony was : “One of the Best! ‘Nuff’ said!”
Barry’s playing personifies the quintessential blues-based drummer: a deep pocket, tight groove and supportive agility. It is no secret that Barry is the undisputed king of blues drummers in NYC.
Dr Blues has spent much of his life wrapped around music from all of its aspects; from DJ-ing and fronting his own bands as a teenager in Europe, to studio engineering, vintage vacuum-tube instrument amplifier engineering and collecting.