Get to know the music and lives of blues women past and present through recordings and special guests.
It is impossible to overestimate the role of women in blues music. Bessie Smith. Ma Rainey. Memphis Minnie. Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Billie Holiday. Etta James. Aretha Franklin..... just scratches the surface. Join W. C. Handy Award winner Lea Gilmore and blues musician and historian Andy Cohen in a lively class, of listening, singing, discussing and watching vintage footage of these iconic women of music, who continue to inspire. This class usually results in some new lyrics for and about women.