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ARTISTS INCLUDE GRAMMY WINNER DOM FLEMONS, JAGJAGUWAR RECORDING ARTIST LONNIE HOLLEY, PBS AMERICAN EPIC STAR JERRON “BLIND BOY” PAXTON, AND NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE ALUMNI THE BRANCHETTES   Music Maker Relief Foundation – the nonprofit that helps elderly, southern, traditional musicians and also educates the public on Southern musical culture through albums, books, and......
AN ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL BY GARY DUMM, FEATURING TWO NEVER-BEFORE-PUBLISHED STORIES BY HARVEY PEKAR, EXTENSIVE BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY, AND AN ACCOMPANYING SOUNDTRACK HISTORIC PROJECT CELEBRATES MUSIC MAKER RELIEF FOUNDATION’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY AND SHINES A LIGHT ON THE PIONEERS AND TRADITIONS OF SOUTHERN CULTURE On February 12, 2019, Z2 Comics will release Tales of the......
Preserving the Roots of the American South The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Timothy Duffy: Blue Muse, on view April 25, 2019 through July 28, 2019. Using a photography process invented in the United States in the nineteenth-century, Timothy Duffy creates masterful one-of-a-kind tintype portraits of American musicians, preserving the faces of American......
BLUE MUSE BOOK AND EXHIBITION ALSO IN THE WORKS, SHINING A LIGHT ON LIVING SOUTHERN MUSICAL TRADITIONS   Music Maker Relief Foundation – the non-profit organization that helps traditional, southern musicians who live in poverty and has been featured on PBS News Hour, CBS News, and NPR – will release a compilation celebrating its 25th......
“Duffy’s images have a timeless quality.” – TIME Timothy Duffy has been photographing musicians throughout the Southeastern U.S. for over thirty years. His upcoming book, Blue Muse: Timothy Duffy’s Southern Photographs ($60, hardcover), features portraits of blues, jazz, gospel and folk musicians and places they live and perform. The artist’s monograph will be released on......
Theotis Taylor’s new album, ​Something Within Me​, will be the first time the world has heard a full length album from this legendary Georgian gospel singer and pianist. Something Within Me ​features newly discovered music of Theotis’ voice and piano that was recorded in 1979 alongside new studio accompaniment from Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers),......
Tim Duffy’s career has been driven by the musical traditions of the American South. His championing of these traditions starts with the people who make the music. For decades now, he has provided for musicians’ basic needs, guided their careers, and documented their lives in stunning photographs.             After living for a time in the......