The Blues-Jazz Connection For Jazz Appreciation Month
Crossroads kicks off the April feature celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month exploring the many connections between blues and jazz. Highlights this time include music from soul jazz organists Groove Holmes and Charles Kynard, jazz and soul saxophonist King Curtis, and Kansas City shouter Big Joe Turner with jump blues band Roomful of Blues.
Hour two of the show features the Ladies Sing the Blues special from the Savannah Music Festival with Catherine Russell and Charanee Wade celebrating the classic blues queens whose music blended blues and jazz influences.
Plus new music from Benny Turner (Freddy King’s brother), Eddy ‘The Chief’ Clearwater, Mississippi Heat, JW-Jones and more.