The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Announces Artist Lineup Featuring Music Maker Relief Foundation Artists Robert Finley & Alabama Slim + Music Maker Advisory Board Members Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal! Telluride, Colorado | September 15-17, 2017 Telluride, CO (March 23, 2017) – As September 15-17 inches just a bit closer, the 24th Annual Telluride […]

Continuing the surprisingly rich tradition of musical excellence in Panola County, Mississippi. March 22nd 2017 by Marty Sartini Garner photo by Aaron A. Greenhood Sisters Angela Taylor and Della Daniels have been singing with their friend Ester Mae Smith since they were all children in the Mt. Mariah Baptist Church in Como, Mississippi. If the name of […]

Diggin’: Deer Clan Singers – Friendship Dance

inTheir Musicon March 17, 2017

Deers R Us by The Deer Clan Singers   The Deer Clan Singers are a family of the Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina led by Dave Locklear, Mark Deese, Pura Fe, and Chad Locklear who play complicated harmonies that are distinctive in the Indian genre. Sometimes you never know where you’re going to find commonalities. […]

On March 3rd, 2017 Our Living Past, Music Maker’s photography exhibit featuring 25 photos of Southern musicians and scenes, will be on display at the Alexandria Museum of Art in Alexandria, Louisiana. Timothy Duffy, founder of Music Maker Relief Foundation and photographer behind the images in Our Living Past has been working to empower Southern […]

Following in a line of black country singers that include Charley Pride, Linda Martell, Ray Charles and more recently Darius Rucker, Sam Frazier, Jr. sings the sweet songs that have defined country music.  He sings the blues and croons plaintive melodies on his trusted harmonica.  Out of the backwoods of Alabama, Sam has been a […]


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