Both TIME Lightbox and the NY Times LENS blog have covered Our Living Past, a photography exhibition by Timothy Duffy and the Music Maker Relief Foundation, which features portraits of Music Maker Partner Artists. Highlighting Music Maker as a hub for cultural preservation, artists such as Ironing Board Sam, Sharon Jones, and Taj Mahal are among […]

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Diggin’: Dr. Burt – What Can An Old Man Do?

inTheir Musicon October 12, 2017

They Call Me Dr. Burt by Dr. G.B. Burt There are few people that could exude positivity and peace like Dr. Burt did. He was a true Freedom Fighter in his youth and later got to spread his good word through song on international stages as a Music Maker partner artist. I remember interviewing Dr. […]

Folk Legend Patrick Sky Gets a Car!

inTheir Needson October 12, 2017

Late last year we posted a story about Folk music legend Patrick Sky and his need for being on Music Maker’s Sustenance Program due to his poor health. When we called to check in on Pat a couple weeks ago he told us that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and that his car had broken down, preventing him from […]

We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of longtime friend and partner Norman Hewitt. In 1991, Norman took a chance booking an unknown bluesman named Guitar Gabriel for the Blues to Bop Festival in Lugano, Switzerland. At the time I was 28 years old, just a kid, trying to help an old bluesman […]


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