Chris Thomas King - The King of the Blues - Chris Thomas King is a multi-Grammy winning blues musician. He's also the author of, "The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture." The Blues tells the unrealized history, that the genre was actually invented in New Orleans. It's also a fact that most modern music in the US is a descendant of the blues. Names like Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Bunk Johnson, Chevalier De Saint George, Dan Desdunes are among the most important players in the history, not only of the Blues, but of American music.
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Chris' history is informed in part by his upbringing working in his father Tabby's juke joint. The oral traditions passed down through the collected living memory of the musicians just a generation or 3 after the spawning of the genre were told at Tabby's.
Chris is also a world-class musician. He's not just won multiple Grammys, but had his name announced more than once on the same night! He's a successful stage and movie actor. He's a prolific song writer and an all round wonderful person. You are going to love meeting Chris Thomas King.
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