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ABOUT THE ARTIST

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     Electro-Fi recording artist Fruteland Jackson is a HistoryMaker (www.thehistorymakers.com).

  He is an author, storyteller and oral historian, Fruteland grew up in Chicago. He is a five-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. His program motto is “Try, Trust, and Triumph”.  Fruteland works to bring more music education in our schools.

 

 Fruteland plays acoustic guitar with a focus on pre-war and post-war blues ranging from Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy to Elizabeth Cotton, plus his personal interpretations. 

 

    Fruteland latest CD," Good as Your Last Dollar" was released in May 2019 and is available on Electro-Fi Records. He holds two nominations for a 2020 BMA Awards in Memphis in May. Ask Alexa to play his CD.   

 

   Fruteland has a spoken word  CD ” Singing the Blues with Stories Vol. I”.  This CD Includes Stewball (The Blind Racehorse and The Life and Legend of Robert Johnson. Available at CD Baby.com – IT Records

 

  “Fruteland Jackson is foremost an entertainer, a man who knows how to tell a compelling story, how to mesmerize an audience with his tangy tales, to make them laugh.” “He knows who he is. He hung with Honeyboy Edwards, Robert Lockwood Jr., and Homesick James.  He is an artist.” – Living Blues Magazine

 www.fruteland.com

 773-575-3459

  Alsip, IL 60803

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2020 Concerts and Blues 101 Workshop Schedule

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ALL  ABOUT  THE  BLUES  SERIES*

BLUES in the SCHOOLS PROGRAMS 

OUR MOTTO: " TRY  TRUST  AND TRIUMPH "

Blues in the Schools Publications

 

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Blues in the Schools F.A.Q.

Blues in the Schools Brochure 2020

BITS* Workshops and Course Guide

BITS* Implementation Guide

BITS* Lesson Plan Outlines forTeachers

BITS* Blues Bibliography

Remedial Effects of BITS Programs

BITS* Activity Workbook

*A brief history of Blues in the Schools in Chicago. 

Frequently asked questions about the Blues in Schools program.

This brochure provides a brief overview of Blues in the Schools programs 

This document provides a description of the workshops and course descriptions.

This document povides a way to establish BITS program in your school area.

This document provides a guide to enriching your music curriculum.
This document provides some recommended Blues reading materials.
This document helps understand what beneficial impact does BITS (Artist Residency) have upon students.
Grades 3rd thru 8th -Poetry,word games and reading plus.

NEWS, REVIEWS, AWARDS & LETTERS OF RECOGNITION

Fruteland Jackson is a 2020 Blues Music Award Nominee

Fruteland Jackson is  a  HISTORYMAKER

Soul Bag Magazine Top Fifty Delta Blues Musician 2015

"One Millionth Student" Blues in the Schools, Greensboro ,NC 2010

What They Say...  

LIVING  BLUES and New Blues News

BLUES BLAST

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