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Saturday, March 21 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lady J Griot & Her Root Doctors

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Blending live blues music and storytelling skills to reveal the African roots of blues music. This genre known as "the blues" is really a remnant of ancient African tribal religion brought to the New World from the old, and on stage as Lady J Griot, I talk about the concepts of how "black cat bones", "mojo handss" and "little johnny conkeroo" form the recipe for making this ancient magic, known today as Voodoo, work. These ancient shamanic ideas appear in the lyrics and rhythms of the blues.

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Jacqueline

2015 Mn Blues Hall of Fame Inductee & Author, KFAI Radio-Mpls
*On Saturday, March 21st, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, I will be presenting the "Magic of the Blues" along with my band Lady J Griot & Her Root Doctors, featuring Brian Dyke on guitar, Wendell Kirk on bass and Elliot Harris on drums. Using live blues music and African storytelling skills... Read More →


Saturday March 21, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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