Music Maker x Big Legal Mess Playlist

inTheir Musicon October 18, 2019

With our 25th Anniversary upon us we want to thank some of the partners that have made our work possible. Over the past couple years Big Legal Mess Records​ has put out a number of recordings featuring Music Maker’s partner artists – furthering the voices of these important musicians. A few examples of our partnerships […]

Diggin’: John Dee Holeman – Give Me Back My Wig

inTheir Musicon September 26, 2019

Last Pair of Shoes by John Dee Holeman“Don’t let your doggone head go bald!” John Dee Holeman digs deep on this tune with a downright raunchy harmonica accompaniment from Tad Walters. Recorded live by our good friend Jason Richmond, the sonic landscape transports you to the place where Mr. Holeman comes from – you can […]

25 years ago, Music Maker was founded on the idea of giving credit, appreciation, and financial support to those that shaped and continue to shape American culture through their music. We book shows for these artists, some of whom have never left their home communities, to play for huge audiences from Australia to Missouri in […]

“The blues is the truth. It’s an everyday reminder of your life, a different type of Gospel,” says Music Maker discovery artist Charles Jacobs. For 25 years, and usually 6 nights a week, Charles played up and down Bourbon Street wowing regulars and tourists with electrifying prowess on his guitar and a voice born deep […]

Diggin’: Taj Mahal – Spike Driver Blues

inTheir Musicon August 28, 2019

Blue Muse by Taj MahalIt’s hard to imagine where Music Maker would be without the help of dedicated advisory board member and musical genius Taj Mahal. For twenty years Taj has served as a musical director, networker, and all around guru to Music Maker for one reason – he believes in the artists and the […]

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