Iconic rocker Danny Marks is a founding member of Capitol Records’ group Edward Bear. He has hosted his own nation-wide TV show Stormy Monday and starred in CBC Radio’s hit series The Hum Line. Danny has received awards internationally, including the Maple Blues with a Feeling Award for lifetime achievement and Cashbox Canada’s Award for Excellence. His latest album is the soundtrack of Cities in Blue. Danny is in his 15th year as host of JazzFM91’s Saturday night blues show, bluz.fm.
Jews and Blues
Jewish people have been involved in the creative business of making music for decades, including a strong presence in the Golden Era when cultures intermingled to create and market Rhythm & Blues. In this fascinating session, musician and broadcaster Danny Marks will share his goldmine of information about the Jews in the world of Blues, and their contribution to this ubiquitous and much-loved genre of popular music.