Saturday, July 11th 12PM EDTTitle: Guitar and Harmonica Blues with Paul Rishell & Annie Raines
Class Size: Unlimited
Class Description: Country Blues master Paul Rishell and harmonica virtuoso Annie Raines will play and talk about the acoustic roots of Chicago Blues with demonstrations of some classic material by artists like Tommy Johnson, Jimmy Rogers, Sonny Boy Williamson and Little Walter. There will be time for Q&A and some breakdowns of techniques.
Instructor Bio W.C. Handy Award Winners Paul Rishell & Annie Raines have been a touring and recording team for 27 years and counting. Rishell is a master of country blues guitar styles of the 20s and 30s. Raines is a virtuoso of blues harmonica and a perfect foil for Rishell. Together the duo shines a light on forgotten gems of deep blues while sharing entertaining and enlightening tales of the music’s history.