Live from Harlem – JFA Presents: RL Boyce

R.L. BOYCE–aka Big Blues Mane–has been playing Blues for over a half of century. R.L. began playing North Mississippi Blues in 1970 at age 15 with his Uncle Otha Turner’s Rising Stars Traditional Fife and Drum Band.
 He went on to play and record with the SHEWOLF herself Jessie Mae Hemphill, before he moved to guitar on a dare from fellow musician, Mississippi All-star Luther Dickinson. R.L. was nominated for a GRAMMY in 2018 for his sophomore release Roll & Tumble, was a Blues Music Award nominee 2022 for his self released BOOGIE w/ RL BOYCE Live, and has a new release out FALL 2023 on Easy Eye Sounds produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. R.L. is a 2023 NEA National Heritage Fellow.

This event will stream on the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Museum Facebook pages and the Museum YouTube Channel.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Thu, Jul 20
2:00 pm

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

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