Blues in the schools

September 23, 2009 | 6:31 p.m. CDT
T.J. Wheeler talks to students at Grant Elementary School about the history of blues music and the civil rights movement. Wheeler is the Artist in Residence at Grant for his third year in a row, singing and telling stories as part of his program entitled Hope, Heroes and the Blues. As part of this program he works with a group of students in the Blues Corps to write and perform songs at this weekend's Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival.

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