Recently, the Rutland Herald talked with Blues legend, Guy Davis about his upcoming performances in Rutland. In addition to playing at the Rutland Coffeehouse Concert Series Friday, March 31st, Davis will be stopping by Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility, to perform for the inmates and staff there. Davis has been called the “Ambassador of the Blues,” carrying on the stories as well as the music. He is currently touring with Italian harmonica player, Fabrizio Poggi. The two recently released an album, “Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train,” a tribute to Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.
The full article will be published this Thursday in the Rutland Herald’s InVite section. Here are some audio clips from a phone interview with Mr. Davis.
Part 1: Davis talks about performing at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.
Part 2: A frank discussion of the sad truth, regarding the roots of the blues.
Part 3: Davis talks of audience discrepancies…