Blues Bytes reviews Double Standards

Blues Bytes reviews Double Standards

Mick Kolassa’s latest release is Double Standards (Swing Suit Records), a baker’s dozen classic blues songs performed by Kolassa and a few of his friends, including such blues luminaries as Sugaray Rayford, Heather Crosse, Victor Wainwright, Annika Chambers, Tas Cru, Tullie Brae, Eric Hughes, Erica Brown, Patti Parks, David Dunavent, Gracie Curran, and Jeff Jensen. […]

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CD Reviews of Double Standards

The reviews are coming in on the February 2018 release Double Standards! Elmore Magazine Mississippi-based guitarist and vocalist Mick Kolassa gathers a bunch of his friends for duets in this set of blues standards. Blues is often rowdy and raucous but here Kolassa and friends demonstrate how the idiom can be played with finesse and […]

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Double Standards – New CD!

Double Standards - New CD!

Double Standards is a celebration of the greatest blues songs, performed as duets with some of his musical friends. Mick’s love of many blues styles is well known, and this album brings the listener a wide range of blues, from down home to classic Chicago to jazzy to blues rock, Mick and his friends bring […]

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Monday Blues Jam Photos

Monday Blues Jam Photos

A few photos from the Monday Blues Jam for the Blues Society of Northwest Florida.

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The Beatles As Blues – ‘You Can’t Do That’

The Beatles As Blues – ‘You Can’t Do That’

The Beatles As Blues – ‘You Can’t Do That’ “Michissippi” Mick Kolassa and Mark Telesca do just that by bluesifying the Fab Four. By JD Nash – American Blues Scene It’s well known that the Beatles began as a skiffle group in England. Steeped in blues and R&B influences, they almost single-handedly created the genre of […]

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