News from Fruteland Jackson
Posted on: Saturday, Jun 27, 2009
Here’s the latest press release from Fruteland Jackson who recently played at the Worthenbury “Goin’ Up The Country” Club.
Chicago, Illinois- . Three time Blues Music Award nominee, and KBA recipient, Fruteland Jackson recently completed a three week , twenty venue tour throughout the United Kingdom including a trip to Belgium to perform at the Ecaussinnes Blues Festival . All venues were held at art centers or theaters except for two clubs The sold out theater was located on the Isle of Wight and was a first time expierience for Fruteland. The performance was video taped for television veiwing in high definition format. Here’s some program information.
Fruteland credits “Britain’s Best”Boogie Woogie pianist Bob Hall and his wife Hillary Blythe who performed and organized the tour with making it a success.
He also repeated a recording session at the BBC as he had on a previous tour which was heard on a nationally syndicated blues program.Fruteland was interviewed by actor/musician Paul Jones (of Manfred Mann fame) which helped bring out the fans. Fruteland also presented a BITS program at Haworth primary school sponsored by the Bronte Blues Club.
Fruteland returned home from the worldwind tour and is currently standing in for David ‘Honeyboy” Edwards at the June 26/27. 2009 Rapperswil, Blues’n’Jazz Festival Rapperswil – in Switzerland .
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