Connect with icons of the blues with someone who connected and toured with them. This class will feature stories, archival film and recordings, bringing these remarkable artists back to life.
Andy Cohen has spent a lifetime rubbing elbows and playing music with some of the greatest of the traditional blues artists. He connected and sometimes toured with Jim Brewer, Dan Smith, Daniel Womack, Rev. Gary Davis, John Jackson, Libba Cotten, Etta Baker, John Cephas, Archie Edwards, Honeyboy Edwards, Algia Mae Hinton, Bessie Jones, Ted Bogan, Howard Armstrong, Pigmeat Jarrett, Big Joe Duskin and a couple dozen other blues people. For those of us who think of these roots blues musicians as people from the past, here is a chance to connect with them in an authentic way. This class will feature Andy’s stories and archival film and recordings, bringing these remarkable artists back to life.