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Jontavious Willis in Blues Center Interview #1 remastered

Jontavious Willis at Summerstage in Central Park

The Georgian blues phenom sits down for the inaugural Blues Center interview. In this expanded edition Jontavious talks about his mentor Taj Mahal, going down to Louisiana to get a mojo hand and Fats Domino’s update to “Junker’s Blues” with “The Fat Man.” Newly added concert footage from his appearances in New York City add to this mess o’ blues. Oh, and he can play county blues like a much older bluesman.

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Jontavious Willis – Blues Center Interview #1

20 year-old Georgia Bluesman Jontavious Willis in The Blues Center Interview with Ric Stewart, discusses mentor Taj Mahal and playing styles.

This video made possible in part by a Community Partnership grant from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

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