PLAYLIST: Music Maker Blues Revue Jazz Fest Edition

inTheir Musicon February 13, 2020

The Music Maker Blues Revue feat. Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen, Robert Lee Coleman, Willie Farmer, and Alabama Slim play Jazz Fest in New Orleans on Thursday, April 30th in the Blues Tent! Listen to some choice cuts from these partner artists:

Freeman Vines featured in the Guardian!

inNewson February 13, 2020

Music Maker partner artist Freeman Vines was featured in a recent Guardian article about the group exhibition We Will Walk, currently on view at the Turner Contemporary in Kent, UK. Hanging trees and hollering ghosts: the unsettling art of the American deep south From lynching and slavery to the civil rights movement, Alabama’s artists expressed the […]

PLAYLIST: Folk Music

inTheir Musicon January 24, 2020

“Folk music is high class music, cause a lot of low class people sangin’ it. Matter of fact, most so-called folk singers don’t even look like folk. Folk songs tell true stories, terrible stories but true stories, cause folk are terrible. Terrible songs make big songs. Why do you think kids like Rock n’ Roll? […]

PLAYLIST: Blues Women

inTheir Musicon January 15, 2020

Over the years Music Maker has partnered with some unbelievable female artists. From the subtle acoustic stylings of Algia Mae Hinton to the ripping electric blues of Beverly “Guitar” Watkins. Listen to some of these amazing women in the playlist below.

TURNER CONTEMPORARY TO SHOWCASE ARTISTS AND MAKERS FROM AMERICA’S DEEP SOUTH IN GROUND-BREAKING EXHIBITION WE WILL WALK Turner Contemporary will showcase the work of artists and makers from the Deep South in We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South (7 February 2020 – 3 May 2020). The exhibition is the first of its kind […]

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