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Blues Vocal Lab Funshop II – Willie Dixon’s Blues

Pamela Rose

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Overview

Songwriter and producer Willie Dixon was the source of the Chicago Blues. Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Bo Diddley and Little Walter all owe their success to Dixon’s trademark songs and sound on Chess Records. We’ll explore Dixon’s remarkable life and enormous catalog of songs in this class, with full rhythm section added for the last 3 classes. Prerequisites: Students must have taken Blues Funshop I or receive permission from instructor.

Wednesdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
4/5 – 6/7 (10 weeks)
Pamela Rose • $455

Registration

Online registration is not available for this course. A placement consultation is required, please contact Laurie Antonioli for more details at laurie@cjc.edu or 510-845-5373 x21.

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Pamela Rose (voice)

B.A., UC Berkeley. Jazz and blues vocalist, songwriter, recording artist. Recent performances include Monterey Jazz Festival, SFJAZZ, Grammy Foundation, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Cal Performances. Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Her latest project “Wild Women of Song” (highlighting the work of women jazz and blues songwriters) has Rose touring, speaking and performing at universities and performing arts centers nation-wide, and resulted in the publication of a book on the topic.

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