Interview: American Blues Scene

"Debra Devi is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, author, and musicologist who currently makes her home in New Jersey. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Devi dreamed of playing rock and roll guitar, but was told, “that’s what boys do.” After her first experience attending a live blues show, then a life-changing night watching Bonnie Raitt on stage, she’s been proving the naysayers wrong ever since. If there is any doubt, her latest EP release, Wild Little Girl, dispels it with prejudice. 

We had the opportunity to speak with Devi about her music, her award winning book, The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu, and what it takes for a “Wild Little Girl” to make it in a man’s world...." READ INTERVIEW