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ABOUT THE ARTIST
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Electro-Fi recording artist Fruteland Jackson is a History Maker .
He is an author, storyteller and oral historian, Fruteland grew up on Chicago’s West side, and Fruteland is a three time Blues Music Award Nominee and a recipient of the Blues Foundation’s Keeping the Blues Alive award. Fruteland performs Americana; acoustic blues, folk traditional and singer-songwriter styles around the world .Fruteland Jackson created the award winning *All About the Blues Series- Blues in the School Programs.He Is an Author, Storyteller and Oral Historian, He Grew up in Chicago. He Is a Three Time Blues Music Award Nominee and a Recipient of the Blues Foundation's "Keeping the Blues Alive" Award. Fruteland Performs Americana; Acoustic Blues, Folk Traditional and Singer-Songwriter Styles around the World.
Fruteland Jackson Created the Award Winning*All about the Blues Series-Blues in the School Programs. Fruteland Plays Acoustic Guitar with a Focus on Prewar and Postwar Blues Ranging from Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy to Elizabeth Cotton, Plus His Personal Interpretations. His Study Includes Ragtime, Piedmont, Delta, and Other Styles. He Studies Mandolin, Lap Steel and the Banjo, and Has Published an Instructional Book on Delta Blues for Beginners with Alfred Publishing. "Fruteland Latest CD," Tell Me What You Say" Is Available on Electro-Fi Records.
Fruteland Debuted His New Storyteller CD Release "Singing the Blues with Stories Volume 1" in 2011. This CD Includes: Stewball (the Blind Racehorse and the Life and Legend of Robert Johnson. – IT Records
"Forthright and Intelligent,. Singer-Guitarist Jackson Has the Style and Improvisational Instinct to Carry on As One of the Premier Acoustic Blues Artists Today."-Downbeat Magazine