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Rev Robert Jones Live Stream
- Sunday, August 23, 2020
- Live Stream
- Live Streaming Event-Zoom Platform
- Live Streaming event - Donations requested for the artist. This event will be streamed live on Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlce-qpj4sHdG8mHXH93mWIFvH-sqt-hFR
This show is by donation – please support this artist! The live stream link can be found at Zoom Link on 8.23.2020
Robert is renowned as a songwriter, story teller, blues historian and teacher. He has taught many times at the Swannanoa Gathering.
Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller and musician celebrating the history, humor and power of American Roots music. His deep love for traditional African American and American traditional music is shared in live performances that interweave timeless stories with original and traditional songs. For more than twenty-five years Robert has entertained and educated audiences of all ages in schools, colleges, libraries, union halls, prisons, churches and civil rights organizations. An award-winning multi-instrumentalist, he is accomplished at guitar, harmonica, mandolin, banjo and fiddle. He has recorded six albums of original and tradition songs. Robert is the former host of the award-winning radio programs “Blues from the Lowlands” and “Deep River” broadcast on Detroit Public Radio’s WDET-FM Detroit. And he has taught at music history courses at Wayne State University in Detroit. As an ordained minister and a Baptist pastor, he has an unwavering faith in the cultural importance of sacred and traditional American roots music.