Texas Blues Woman Cookie McGee Gets Her HVAC Fixed!

inNews & Mediaon December 17, 2018

Cookie McGee was born and raised in Dallas in the North Park neighborhood and started playing the guitar at the age of five years old. As a young girl she would  visit her neighbor, blues legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer — Freddie King to listen and learn from him. Cookie quickly developed […]

Diggin’: Cootie Stark – Jingle Bells (kinda)

inTheir Musicon December 17, 2018

Christmas With Cootie by Cootie Stark During the holidays there usually two guarantees: 1) you’ll spend some quality time with family 2) you’ll probably be drinking. It’s these two things that are abundantly present on this version of Jingle Bells, performed by Cootie Stark and featuring John Dee Holeman, Captain Luke, Macavine Hayes, Whistlin’ Britches […]

Sam Frazier, Jr. is a powerful vocalist, with a lilting drawl that whines, growls and whistles through a smile neatly tucked under his pristine ten gallon hat. He’s a careful study that can blow a delicate melody with his harmonica and a sensitive songwriter that evokes country music’s cherished conventions; that timeless recipe of profound […]

The Blues is Life Giving Music for Eddie Tigner

inThe Artistson December 13, 2018

Eddie Tigner is a longtime Music Maker artist, a national treasure, and a living legend. Born in 1926, Eddie is approaching his 93rd birthday. With each passing year, this original Ink Spot and Atlanta mainstay keeps performing and only gets better. As long as Eddie performs, he is sustained by the music. After noticing he […]

Introducing: Sandra Hall, Empress of the Blues

inThe Artistson December 11, 2018

Not many people have had careers as long and as varied as Sandra Hall, “The Empress of the Blues.” Her career in the music industry began when she was just 12 years old, and it has never stopped: much like her father, the preeminent pianist Eddie Tigner. Sandra began performing gospel at the age of […]

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