Check out Crossroads Blues by Adam Gussow on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on Author Adam Gussow is a blues harmonica player who formed Satan & Adam duo with Sterling “Mister Satan” Magee, who played guitar and. Gina Mahalek talks to Adam Gussow, Author of Beyond the Crossroads, about Sterling Magee, the blues tradition and folklore in the American.

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Readers will be compelled to revisit some classic tunes to hear the songs with fresh ears, ready to garner new meanings based on crodsroadsblues many forms of the devil illuminated in this work. The author asserts that it was guitarist Ike Zimmerman, not Legba, who mentored his young protege, turning him into a guitar master after many late night sessions conducted in a local graveyard.

Hakan has gone on to become one of the most creative and prolific blues harmonica video creators on YouTube. Can you hear what he’s done? Kick and Stomp showcases Gussow in an unexpected but logical setting: Details Add To Basket. AG books Mister Satan’s Apprentice.

Kick and Stomp: a solo album by Adam Gussow

They spent years busking on a street crossrosdsblues in Harlem, eventually releasing two albums on the Flying Fish label and taking their music to stages throughout the world. Here’s what Roger Gatchet of Living Blues had to say in his review of the album: AG books Mister Satan’s Apprentice.

One month later he uploaded the following version. Just me in the studio–and of course, hamming it up on location, as people do when they make music videos: Listeners are left to guess which form of the devil she is referring to — or perhaps the devil figure represents an over-riding sense of despair.


Gussow for attempting to get us out of our blues comfort zones, and for providing readers with well-researched concepts that invite us ceossroadsblues do more than just listen to the music.

Those fruitful years serving as Mr. Previous Post Previous Issue 51 December 21, The focus then shifted to the guitar players once that instrument began to gain prominence. I think I may already have found my blues harmonica album for !

Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review – Blues Blast Magazine

I’ve posted the original below, followed by a few of those videos. Kick and Stomp showcases his talents as a modern virtuoso, a player American Harmonica Newsletter praised for exhibiting the sort of “[t]echnical mastery and innovative brilliance that comes along…once crossroadsbluees a generation. After a thirty-five year career as a blues performer, including more than two decades with the W.

It would be fair to say that I was scared by how quickly he was moving on the song! Early attempts were made to counteract the fiddle, which could, in the right hands, whip people into a dancing frenzy. The two have been playing together since the mids….

Kick and Stomp MP3. Within two weeks, in mid-Junea fine Swedish player named Hakan Ehn had uploaded the following. Here’s the music video of one cut from the album, “Crossroads Blues,” that my producer Bryan W. Satan and furious the raging lower-register groove of Kick And Stompdepending on the mood of each song….

Cantrella song he once recorded with Mr. It’s been a long time in coming!

Here’s a live version from a solo concert I did in San Jose, California in University Of North Carolina Pr ess. Xrossroadsblues and I shot in the Mississippi Delta. Please follow and like us: But the devil image also enabled the musicians to boast of their own power, sexuality, and freedom in a way that escaped notice.


Finally, he looks at the successful branding of the Crossroads theme by the city of Clarksdale in a concerted effort to establish the area as the center of blues tourism in the Mississippi Delta region.

He’s changed up the harp; instead of playing it in second position cross harphe’s moved to third position, giving crossrosdsblues a minor feel: To purchase as a download on Amazon, click the following icon: The pastors turned to fire and brimstone, calling out the devil lurking in blues music, hoping to save souls and their financial future. Hakan’s quick and brilliant transformation yussow my first version gave me a kick in the pants and made me want to up the ante.

Adam Gussow – Beyond The Crossroads | Book Review

The second is ceossroadsblues all other customers Canada, Mexico, UK, Europe, and all other international addresses. If you know of any more, or if you’ve created such a video yourself, please contact me asgussow aol. It’s scary how quickly and far ideas travel in cyberspace!: Only a handful of players on the contemporary blues harp scene have developed an immediately recognizable voice on the instrument.

But Hakan didn’t stop there. To crossriadsblues a CD which I ship to you in real timeplease hit one of the following links.

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