Special event

100 Years of Jazz and Blues Festival: Panel: Blues as Social Commentary

April 4, 1992

Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Part of the 100 Years of Jazz & Blues Festival
Miss Ruth Brown -- one of the premiere rhythm and blues artists of the 1950s, whose work has influenced several generations of singers from Aretha Franklin to Bonnie Raitt -- holds court on a program that also includes the jazz-inspired blues of Jimmy ("Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do") WItherspoon and the swinging, soul-inspired sermons from Jimmy Smith's organ pulpit.
Identifier 1992s.SE.00408
VenueBAM Strong (Majestic, BAM Majestic, BAM Harvey Theater, The Rudin Family Gallery)