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Shemekia Copeland And Hound Dog Taylor

April 10th is the birthday of April featured artist Shemekia Copeland. We’ll hear music from her and her father, Texas blues legend Johnny Copeland, in hour one, and a special in hour two featuring an interview with her and music from her award-winning last album, America’s Child.

April 12th is the birthday of house-rocking bluesman Hound Dog Taylor and there’s music from him in store on the show as well, along with new blues releases and more.

Chris Heim produces and hosts Global Village, a nationally and internationally distributed world music show; the nightly jazz show Night Train, and Crossroads, KMUW’s twice-weekly blues and R&B show. Chris is also a critic and freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, and Option, among others.