Get Your Mojo Working: A Night in Chicago

Spend an evening hearing and seeing the development of the Chicago Blues genre while enjoying performances from the greats of Chicago Blues, including Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, B,B, King, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and more. We will also look at the “West Side” Blues group of musicians who influenced the British music scene such as Freddy King, Albert Collins, Otis Rush and Buddy Guy. It will be a most enjoyable evening.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face 

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The Road to Chicago from the Delta
  • The Chicago Blues Band- a template for Rock and Roll
  • The Influence of Muddy Waters
  • Howlin Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and Chess Records
  • The Blues Club - a major influence on artists
  • The development of White Blues Bands- Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield
  • The British Influences - The Early Rolling Stones, John Mayall
  • Chicago Blues Today

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Appreciate the influence of the Blues in all music today.
  2. Hear and understand the major characteristics of the Chicago and West Side Blues.
  3. Compare and understand the styles of the major Chicago Blues artists.
  4. Continue to develop an interest in this music in the future.
$49 Limited

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09 Sep

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