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Author Topic: Kenny Brown  (Read 223 times)

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Offline harriet

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Kenny Brown
« on: April 13, 2021, 06:21:02 PM »
Hi All,

Just posting that Kenny Brown, the Mississippi North Hill Bluesman as part of a Patreon learning project  he started, posted three that he learned from Joe Callicott. He studied and learned from Joe Callicott. I seem to remember him telling an audience that Callicott was his first teacher.  The project is listed below if anyone is interested...

https://www.patreon.com/kbrownmusic

Best,
Harriet
« Last Edit: April 14, 2021, 11:25:56 AM by harriet »

Offline eric

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Re: Kenny Brown
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2021, 11:44:01 AM »
Kenny was at Port Townsend a couple of years ago, nice guy, fun to talk with and a good teacher.  He spoke of Joe Callicott as a neighbor, friend and mentor.  It was pretty clear that Joe was a big influence on him personally and musically.  Kenny and his wife ran a small blues festival near his home, which if memory serves is around Holly Springs. I'm not sure if that's still going on.
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Eric

Offline harriet

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Re: Kenny Brown
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2021, 12:11:20 PM »
Hi Eric, I would have liked to hear him talk about that - but he has elsewhere in clips I found on youtube.

Yes, I checked and I think that he and his wife host the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic which is going on this June. He and his wife Sarah were co-founders it says online. 

https://www.nmshillcountrypicnic.com/
« Last Edit: April 14, 2021, 12:24:28 PM by harriet »

 


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