Saturday Concerts

Blues, from Mississippi to Chicago

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The blues, a genuinely North-American genre, is lesser known than jazz and rock’n’roll. It had a decisive influence on the former and shared its origins in Black music with the latter. This series traces the symbolic journey of the blues from Mississippi to Chicago. The first concert outlines its early stages; the second focuses on a secondary genre, boogie-woogie; while the third offers a sample of the mark and the ramifications of the blues on related styles, including classical music.

Concerts in this series