149 Delta Ave – New CD!

149 Delta Ave - New CD!

September 1, 2018 Release After releasing two critically acclaimed albums of other people’s music, Mick is back to what he loves the most: recording and releasing what he calls his own “Free Range Blues.” This new album, 149 Delta Avenue, covers a multitude of blues styles and sub-genres. Mick has assembled a collection of fine […]

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CD REVIEWS — 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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