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[Virtual] Delta Deep Dive Online w/ Terrence Brewer
March 26 @ 11:00 AM PDT
Join multi-award winning guitarist Terrence Brewer and explore the roots of the Mississippi Delta Blues. This course will feature an interactive lecture, performance, audio/video, Q&A-style format to dive deep into the history, the players, and the music which sprang out of the Mississippi Delta and onto the world. Brewer will investigate and shine a spotlight onto the prominence of and the role of the guitar in Delta Blues, focusing on how this one instrument proved to become a dominant force in shaping the sound of what we’ve come to know as the blues. From the pioneers and unsung heroes like Charlie Patton, Eddie “Son” House, David “Honey Boy” Edwards, and Skip James to the giants of the Delta with household names like Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and B.B. King to modern day players carrying on the tradition like Keb’ Mo and Bonnie Raitt. We hope you join us for this informative, exciting and fun exploration of the Delta Blues!