Taj Mahal Trio

Friday, August 31 at 8 PM
 
"Taj Mahal is one of the most versatile bluesmen around, having tackled country blues, R&B, jazz, gospel, reggae and more..." -All About Jazz 
 
"...Mahal is a master of roping in the audience to await every subtle nuance he unfolds throughout his performances, both vocally and instrumentally. " -Marquee Mag 
 
 
We are excited to welcome back to our stage the Taj Mahal Trio! Grammy Award-winner Taj Mahal's resume includes working with such renowned artists as  Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Guy, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones during his 50+ year career. 
 
A bonafide blues and rock legend, the inimitable Taj Mahal has been instrumental in preserving and shaping American roots music. With his booming baritone, nimble finger-picking guitar playing and pioneering fusion of blues with disparate world and folk styles, the iconic artist has earned himself a place amongst the titans of American music.
 
Most recently Taj Mahal accepted the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album with his friend and collaborator, Keb’ Mo’ – who is also playing our tent in August – and they performed together at the ceremony.
 
“What inspires me most about my career is that I’ve been able to make a living playing the music that I always loved and wanted to play since the early ’50s,” Taj Mahal says. “And the fact that I still am involved in enjoying an exciting career at this point in time is truly priceless. I’m doing this the old fashioned way and it ain’t easy…”
 
 
 

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