In praise of Chicago Blues Bootcamp© instructors, BILLY FLYNN, BOB STROGER, JOHNNY BURGIN and drummer behind the student graduation ensembles MARTY BINDER, we celebrate this 4some’s spontaneous performance at the graduation while in attendance to support their students…

– Peter M. Hurley 6/8/2022

Photos © Peter M. Hurley, 2022

Mr. Hurley is a contributing photographer and writer for Living Blues Magazine and the staff photographer for Chicago Blues Network. His recent book Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago, in collaboration with Blues historian and author David Whiteis, showcases his work in the field. His passion for blues music began with a 6th grade dance party discovery of Bo Diddley which led to Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and so on. It continues to this day. VISIT PETER’S WEBSITE HERE.