Blues and News – March 12, 2017

Photo Courtesy: Giovanni Modesti

Hello Everyone,

On Monday, March 12th, I interviewed my big brother in the Blues,  Theo “Mr. Excitement” Huff! We had a great conversation about his experiences, mentors, and people who have influenced him as a young artist singing Soul and Blues Music. Unfortunately, I was unable to salvage the archived recording however, I’ve enclosed videos that Theo took during the interview.  FYI, Theo will be performing on Friday, March 24th with the Nu Agenda Band at Rosa’s Lounge, 3420 West Armitage Avenue. Cover Charge is $15. He will also be featured in a musical called “Why I Don’t Go to Church Anymore” on May 20th at the Gwendolyn Brooks Theatre, 250 E. 111th Street (3 pm and 7 pm Showtimes).  Here is the playlist from the show:

Playlist:

Still Called The Blues – Johnnie Taylor

Get Your Money Where You Spend Your Time – Bobby “Blue” Bland

It Was a House Until You Made it a Home – Denise LaSalle

Soul Swing – Theo Huff

A Change is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke

Even When I Win (Seems Like I Lose) – Otis Clay

She Rocks Me in Her Cradle – Theo Huff

It’s a Good Thang I Met You – Theo Huff

So Called Friends – Theo Huff

Anybody Seen My Boo – Stan Mosley

Cold World – Toronzo Cannon

Precious Precious – Otis Clay

Turn Back The Hands of Time – Tyrone Davis

Got My Whiskey – Mel Waiters

Just Enuff Rope – Theo Huff

Bonus Tracks:

We’ll Meet Again – John Lee Hooker

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