A Tremblant International Blues Festival Exclusive!
In a show that combines live performances and multi-media elements, blues legend John Hammond hosts this one-of-a-kind experience. Through music, film clips and storytelling, witness the great moments in blues music from early last century to today.
Featuring John Primer, a living legend of Chicago blues. As a mainstay of the Chicago scene, he has backed the likes of Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Lonnie Brooks and many others. He was eventually recruited by Muddy Waters as his guitarist, bandleader, and opening act; a position he occupied until Muddy’s passing in 1983. Following 14 years as leader of Magic Slim & the Teardrops, the veteran bluesman took center-stage as a headlining act in 1995. He is recognized as a master songwriter and storyteller who has received countless accolades, including two Grammy nominations, two Living Legends honours and a Blues Music Award for Best Traditional Blues Artist.
Featuring Diunna Greenleaf, Houston native, who recently took home the Koko Taylor Award at the 38th Blues Music Awards. The award, named after one of her greatest influences, is presented to the traditional blues female artist of the year. Her style of blues combines patches of jazz, gospel and heartfelt soul that take listeners on an emotional rollercoaster ride.
And featuring Kenny « Blues Boss » Wayne, born in Spokane, raised in New Orleans and now residing in British-Columbia. He is known as the Boss of the Blues and the Gentleman of the Boogie Woogie. His piano playing style is reminiscent of Louisiana legends like Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, and Amos Milburn.