Celebrate The Year of The Blues

Mali to Mississippi Preview website
Martin Scorsese’s film From Mali to Mississippi will launch the seven-film series entitled The Blues. This project carries the viewer to the root of the blues in African music, and its journey across the Atlantic to the Mississippi Delta. Performers will include African greats Ali Farka Toure and Salif Keita, and American legends Taj Mahal and Othar Turner.
Will air on PBS in Fall 2003
Preview Website
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Congressional Proclamation
Courtesy of The Boston Blues Society