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The KBA Awards, chosen annually by a select panel of blues professionals, salutes those who have played crucial roles in advancing the art and commerce of blues.
On ‘From The Shoals,’ Barbara Blue is truly at the top of her game.
Influential album features members of the legendary Funk Brothers and includes the original recording of Hooker’s iconic blues standard “Boom Boom”
The song “I Need Some Easy Money,” won the award for Blues Single at the very first Blues Music Awards in 1980.
Lil’ Red’s approach to life and music: “mix what’s pissing you off with some bounce and swing, sprinkle a
pinch of blue notes, and bend it all together on six strings for guaranteed feel-good satisfaction.”
“My passion has always been to work and collaborate with artists and watch their artistic development and growth.” – Kimberly Horton
“I do these songs because I play the music I love the most.” — Rory Block
‘Southside Blues Jam’ includes the final studio recordings of Chicago piano great Otis Spann!