From Jimmy Johnson

Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2016, Jimmy Johnson is the 91 year old dean of Chicago Blues Musicians and amazingly still plays, performs and records!


From Chicago Tribune

By Adam Lukach
Aug 05, 2020 at 1:34 PM

“Like virtually every other physical event in 2020, the Chicago Blues Boot Camp had to make a digital pivot due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The modest, four-year-old operation typically piggybacked on the international audience of the Chicago Blues Festival, and 14 of its 28 students in 2019 were visiting from outside the US.

The move to digital space has allowed for some expansion, however, with this summer’s launch of the “At Home Chicago Blues” series, including the Trading 4s concert series. Since late May, owner and manager Scott Weil has been organizing “pay what you can” bi-weekly shows on the first and third Thursdays of the month featuring Chicago blues musicians.”

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