Alexis Korner

Alexis Korner

British blues musician and radio broadcaster
An inspirational figure in British R&B music, responsible for bringing together many British blues legends and furthering the genre.
BornApril 19, 1928
HometownParis, France
SpouseRoberta Melville (m 1950 - 1984)
ChildrenDamian Korner , Nicholas Korner , Sappho Gillett Korner
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‘British blues will survive the apocalypse!’: how the underground scene kept its groove

  • ‘British blues will survive the apocalypse!’: how the underground scene kept its groove. Seventy years ago, the blues arrived on these shores and transformed the musical landscape. Today, it lives in the shadow of the genres it inspired – but the scene is still thriving