It's called the blues, but Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' are feeling nothing but joy. The two musicians have been writing and performing music a long time, but never together -- until now. Jeffrey Brown sits down with the two music legends to discuss their collaboration and the future of the blues.
JEFFREY BROWN: The Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado recently, at the start of a new tour by two musicians who’ve been doing this a long time, but never together.
And while it’s called the blues, 75-year-old Taj Mahal and 65-year-old Keb’ Mo’ are feeling nothing but joy.
TAJ MAHAL: That’s what we like about music. That’s why we do music, to share the fun. Life brings a lot of strife. In the digital age, it’s even more intense. And a lot of people don’t know how to get loose of it. So, our job as musicians is to help them get loose and have a good time and feel good about themselves.
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