Diggin’: Drink Small – Widow Woman

inTheir Musicon April 11, 2019

Blue Muse by Drink SmallDrink Small from Columbia, South Carolina is known as the Blues Doctor. He is legendary in the Carolina Fraternity House circuit for his extremely bawdy blues. In this song, Drink is thoughtful and surprises his “regular“ audience by his utter command of folk music.

Music Maker is thrilled to be headed to back to Telluride Blues & Brews Festival this September. Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is located in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The multi-stage celebration of music and craft beer offers an […]

FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES MUSIC SERIES HONORING PIEDMONT BLUES WOMAN ELIZABETH ‘LIBBA’ COTTEN CELEBRATES 5th YEAR IN CARRBORO WITH FREE WEEKLY CONCERTS STARTING MAY 24th Carrboro, N.C. – Music Maker Relief Foundation partners with the Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department and WUNC Music to present the Freight Train Blues Music Series at Carrboro Town Commons (Farmer’s […]

Immortalized in Imagery at the New Orleans Museum of Art

inTheir Adventureson March 14, 2019

Dr. Burt from Birmingham, AL was a dear friend and a great bluesman that only played house parties in and around his home. He was a Buddha like kind of man, his spirit soared, you felt like everything was alright in his presence. His mother was a friend of Coretta Scott King, Dr. Burt studied […]

Diggin’: Theotis Taylor – Something Within Me

inTheir Adventureson March 14, 2019

Blue Muse by Theotis Taylor Theotis Taylor is from Fitzgerald, Georgia and  made his living harvesting turpentine. His singing and piano playing are utterly stunning. He is among the greatest talents of this genre. When I visited him when he was 90 years old, he handed me an old 8 track he issued in the […]

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