Mike Bloomfield

The Siegel-Schwall Band was one of Chicago’s “white blues" pioneers along with Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield. On Different Voices, the blues harmonica player Corky Siegel works with a jazz saxophonist, an Indian percussionist and ... more

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Blues fans arefamiliar with Muddy Water’s 1969 album “Fathers and Sons,” which pairs Muddyand his longtime piano man Otis Span with a younger generation of bluesmen likeMike Bloomfield, who spent his teenage years studying at Muddy’s .. more

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The young San Francisco saxophonist Howard Wiley continues to explore the seminal significance of the Angola Prison Farm, the Louisiana prison camp where African Americans such as Leadbelly and other bluesmen and vernacular musicians were i... more

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