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We Are the Music Makers! Opens at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV

CARNEGIE HALL IN LEWISBURG, WV EXHIBITS “WE ARE THE MUSIC MAKERS” ILLUMINATING LIVING SOUTHERN MUSIC CULTURES AND COMMUNITIES TRAVELING EXHIBITION COMMEMORATES BLUES ARTISTS OF NON-PROFIT MUSIC & SUPPORT ORGANIZATION Music Maker Relief Foundation – the non-profit organization that supports traditional Southern musicians by documenting and presenting their art – will be the subject of a museum exhibition set to show…

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Washington Post Writes About ‘Piedmont Blues’

Celebrating a subdued kind of blues By Terence McArdle November 23 Jazz pianist and composer Gerald Clayton will join the Assembly and singer-songwriter Rene Marie for a December concert at Strathmore as part of the Shades of Blues festival. (Timothy Duffy) The Piedmont Blues, a Dec. 10 concert at Strathmore by jazzman Gerald Clayton and The Assembly, combines jazz, traditional…

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Donate on #GivingTuesday & You Will Be Entered To Win These Prizes!

EACH Prize will come with a Bluegrass Situation Hoodie & Coozie Donate HERE! We Are the Music Makers! Book/CD  “We Are The Music Makers: Preserving The Soul Of America’s Music,” written by Timothy and Denise Duffy, features over 65 photographs taken by Tim Duffy over twenty years along with stories and songs. Of the book, B.B. King said, “We are…

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Taj Mahal’s New Vinyl Only Release To Feature Music Maker Artists!

TWO-TIME GRAMMY WINNER, BLUES HALL OF FAMER & AMERICANA MUSIC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER TAJ MAHAL’S STRIPPED DOWN ALBUM ‘LABOR OF LOVE’ OUT DECEMBER 16 ON ACOUSTIC SOUNDS FIRST RELEASE IN FOUR YEARS SET FOR LP, FEATURES SOLO FAVORITES FROM 1998 PLUS COLLABORATIONS WITH MUSIC MAKER RELIEF FOUNDATION ARTISTS PREORDER LABOR OF LOVE HERE Two-time GRAMMY Award winner, Blues Hall…

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Faces of the Blues: Recognizing living talents in the Courier-Journal

Read this great feature from the Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY about our photography exhibit at the Clifton Center: Written by: Elizabeth Kramer | @arts_bureau | 7:01 a.m. EDT November 2, 2016 Etta James, Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf are among the world’s best-known Blues musicians – documented in recordings, film and photographs. But for nearly 20 years, Tim Duffy…

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