You might know more about the blues than you think. It’s a genre of music that seems to invite all people, all walks of life, both ups and downs. Music Maker artists often speak on what the blues [...]
We thrilled to announce that Ironing Board Sam has partnered with Faultless Spray Starch for their latest advertisement campaign. Read Artist Services Coordinator, Aaron Greenhood’s [...]
It’s 6am and Ironing Board Sam is standing in his house clothes putting some finishing touches on his pants when I come in to check on him in his hotel room in Kansas City. “Aaron, I always [...]
Big Ron Hunter was the first artist I met through Music Maker, and I was eager to get to know his music after getting a chance to meet him. We met while MMRF’s Founder, Tim Duffy, was taking a [...]
Last year, I traveled to New Orleans with Ironing Board Sam to help with his performance at JazzFest. While checking into the hotel I noticed a short man with a cane and a golfing cap standing by [...]
Shortly after the news about BB King’s passing Tim Duffy (MMRF’s Founder) spoke to Taj Mahal about this incredible Bluesman. Both Taj Mahal and BB King are Music Maker Advisory [...]
We are incredibly thrilled to announce that the Music Maker Blues Revue will be playing at Newport Folk Festival this year! The show will be hosted by the amazing Dom Flemons! Boo Hanks, The Como [...]
Tim, Guitar Gabriel, Captain Luke This is a beautiful gospel song that Guitar Gabriel composed the night his mother passed. It asks the question, Do You Know What it Means to Have a Friend? [...]
We know many of you have been asking for information on Captain’s memorial service and burial. We have posted it here and will update if there are any changes. Wednesday, May 20 3pm – [...]
Here’s a sneak peek at what Ironing Board Sam has been up to. We can’t say anything right now, but stay tuned for a big announcement, coming soon!
Luther “Captain Luke” Mayer passed away early in the morning on May 12th at the age of 87. Captain Luke was the very heart of Music Maker, and he has been with us since the beginning. [...]
Check out some photos of Major Handy and Ironing Board Sam from last week’s Jazzfest!