We will listen to blues music and learn about the origin of blues music and its influence on other genres. Our exploration will include some of the most important blues musicians, both male and female, such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter and Nina Simone.
Jann Nance (email@example.com) is a retired educator who, since 2005, has taught a variety of courses at College for Seniors that address the history and appreciation of bluegrass, country, old-time and blues music. She is also a singer and musician.