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Students to Learn about Origins of the Blues

The history of the blues will be the subject of Santa Barbara Blues Society’s and Notes for Notes’ upcoming presentations to junior high and high school students. Each presentation will include a powerpoint and live music. Students will learn about the origins of the blues and the role that the blues have played in American history, how this music influenced every popular music genre–including rhythm and blues, jazz, and ragtime, rock n roll–and how it migrated across the nation.

The following dates, locations, and start times have been confirmed, others are being scheduled:

Santa Barbara High School
February 9, 2017

La Cumbre Junior High
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
1:30 p.m.

Santa Barbara Junior High
Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:35 a.m. and again at 11:25 a.m.