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Dr. John & The Lower 911 and The Blind Boys of Alabama

October 26, 2012 - 20:00 to 23:00
Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts
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Under the direction of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John, the world premiere of Spirituals to Funk represents the first-ever touring partnership between two icons of American music. Dr. John & The Lower 911 and The Blind Boys of Alabama will build on this legacy synonymous with their "big easy" style.

Based on the legendary Carnegie Hall concerts produced by John Hammond in the 1930s, this version of Spirituals to Funk features an integrated show that explores the connections between gospel, blue...s, and jazz.

"Dr. John was clearly in control as he joked with the crowd, played a FABULOUS PIANO and DANCED HIS WAY through a diverse group of songs..." --The Downtown