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Blues: The Roots Of American Popular Music

Gotta Travel OnHot Takes Trio
00:00 / 06:37

The blues is perhaps the most important musical genre in American music, influencing nearly every genre of music that has followed. In this program, Patrick and his trio explore the lineage of this influential music. 

This program is excellent for venues in that it attracts fans of many different kinds of music, with the trio playing country, rock, soul, jazz, blues, spirituals, pop, and gospel from every decade and era.  

In addition to the live music this show features:

  • Analysis of musical concepts

  • Analysis of lyrical content 

  • Historical facts and anecdotes

  • Audience participation 

  • Powerpoint visual aids


Volunteers even get to sit in with the trio, no musical experience required! This show is a crowd pleaser, no matter the crowd!

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