Discover the Blues is our blog about all things blues! Topics will vary from blues history to our thoughts on current topics, interviews with musicians and dancers, and links to fascinating documentaries.  We hope these articles help to broaden your knowledge of the world surrounding blues dance, and that they inspire you to find out more about the dance, the music and the culture that blues came/comes from.

Stefano “Slidin’ Wolf” Ronchi is an Italian blues guitar player and singer living in Berlin. His way of composing and
MAMIE SMITH 'The Queen of The Blues'   WHO IS MAMIE SMITH? Name: Nee Mamie Robinson, Mamie Smith after marrying William "Smitty"
MA RAINEY 'THE MOTHER OF THE BLUES' Post available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian.
  WILLIE DIXON "THE POET OF THE BLUES"   Post available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian.
ANGULARITY & ASYMMETRY IN AFRICAN AMERICAN VERNACULAR DANCE   Post available in English, French, German and Spanish. (Translations in Italian and Russian
SONGS & THEIR STORIES Classic Female Blues   Post available in English, Español, Français, Deutsch, Russian/Pусский and Italiano.     Included
The following article is a transcript of an interview that took place at Rose City Blues, Portland, in 2017.  
THE LANGUAGE OF THE BLUES   Available in Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Russian/Pусский and Español.     INTRODUCTION This article is a collection of