Album Diggin’: Sam Frazier Jr. – Cabbage Man

inTheir Musicon July 19, 2018

Cabbage Man by Sam Frazier, Jr. Sam Frazier Jr.’s album, Cabbage Man, is a classic collection of blues, gospel, and country worth hunkering down and digging in for a listen. The title track, which happens to be an original tune, gives that country feeling while Sam’s rendition of Amazing Grace on harmonica is as beautiful […]

  Music scholars such as Mike Seeger and Taj Mahal have often told me that John Lee Zeigler is the most important artists that Music Maker has ever partnered with. John was from Kathleen, Georgia a very small town near Macon. This area produced some of our nations greatest musicians, such as Little Richard and […]

Touring With Lucy by Lee Gates We all have those days – waking up with the blues, going to bed with the blues – nothing in between but more blues.  Lee Gates’ says it all with his guitar and his groaning voice. We’re not crazy – we’ve just got the blues.   If you hear the […]

Music Maker’s Next Generation program connects younger musicians with our elder partner artists to ensure that our musical traditions are passed on. For years our Next Generation Program has partnered artists like the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Lakota John with artists like John Dee Holeman, Boo Hanks, and Algia Mae Hinton, providing a relationship that […]

Legendary Drummer Sam Lay Needs Your Help!

inTheir Needson June 25, 2018

The death of a spouse when you’re elderly is an emotionally devastating experience, and the impact of this loss can become even more significant when your spouse was also your primary caretaker. Recently, filmmaker John Anderson reached out and informed us that legendary blues drummer Sam Lay was struggling with this very experience. Sam’s wife, […]

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