Roy Gaines and His Tuxedo Blues Orchestra | KCET
Roy Gaines and His Tuxedo Blues Orchestra
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Title: Jazz at LACMA: Meet the Musicians - Roy Gaines and his Tuxedo Blues Orchestra
Presented by: LACMA
Originally aired: June 2020
Host: Mitch Glickman
Guests: Roy Gaines and his Tuxedo Blues Orchestra
For this special episode of Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman interviews the talented and versatile guitarist Roy Gaines and his Tuxedo Blues Orchestra in celebration of Betye Saar: Call and Response and African American Music Appreciation Month. Roy Gaines talks about purchasing his first guitar and tells stories of mentor T-Bone Walker. The group talks about how the blues are a way of life and speak about their time with Roy.
This interview is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
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