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STREAM: Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons, ‘A Black & Tan Ball’

Jul 25, 2017

Artist: Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons with Phil Wiggins
Hometown: Seattle, WA / Washington, DC
Album: A Black & Tan Ball
Release Date: July 28, 2017

In Their Words: A Black & Tan Ball is the result of years of friendship that began as apprenticeship. We first met Phil Wiggins in 2013 at the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival, where we studied his harmonica style and approach to blues and jazz. In the following years, we developed a friendship and would perform together whenever we passed through Phil’s hometown of Washington, DC. This blossomed into an opportunity to tour Europe together which, in turn, spurred us to make a record. The album is the result of that friendship, our commitment to celebrating the wide range of American styles available to any songster, and the joy of sharing those musical styles across generations. ” — Ben Hunter


Photo credit: Jim Meyers

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