Blues/Roots/International

Taj Mahal

When: Fri., Jan. 26, 8 p.m. 2018

Like jazz man Wynton Marsalis, Taj Mahal strives to keep classic American music styles alive for future generations. The resemblance ends there. While Marsalis takes a museum approach to his beloved bebop, trapping a golden age of pre-fusion Miles Davis in amber, Mahal knows that his favorite genre, rural blues, is a shape-shifter, a living tradition that reaches back to ragtime and field hollers while stretching outward to encompass reggae, Latin styles and more.

Price: $25 and up


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