Mississippi John Hurt

Listening to music can be an emotional experience that stirs you to sadness, joy or exhilaration. Music can also take you on a stimulating intellectual journey that has you appreciating form, structure, history and cultural idioms. However, music is perhaps most magical when it is both emotionally engaging and intellectually provocative. Dom Flemons’s brand of old-timey folk music falls into this more magical realm.

On January 18th we kicked off the first of a four-concert series at Merkin Concert Hall, with a tribute to the great "Mississippi" John Hurt. Below is an article from the New Jersey Star-Ledger about the series...and a review from The New York Times.

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