Tagged Art Simas

Duke Hi Res promo pic

Duke Robillard interview

Get In The Mood and Stay in the Groove with the Duke of Blues, Duke Robillard by Art Simas When one mentions the “greats” in music, Rhode Island’s own Duke Robillard, 67, has to be included in the conversation. His enduring hard work as a musician, songwriter, producer, mentor, teacher – and his leadership on…

George McCann and James Montgomery performing at the Barnful of Blues Festival 2014

George McCann interview by Art Simas

For George McCann, learning to play guitar looked like it was going to be an insurmountable challenge, for a 17-year old in Framingham, Massachusetts in the early 1970s. There were going to be years of taking lessons, endless months of practice that would cut into his “real” life of hanging out with friends with “wheels.”…

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