BMI Gets Its Mojo Working

Posted in News on September 26, 2000

Dr. David Sanjek, Director of the BMI Archives, was a featured speaker at the 5th annual American Music Masters event entitled "Got My Mojo Working: Muddy Waters and Modern Blues." The event, presented by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Blues Foundation and the Delta Blues Museum, was held in Cleveland on September 23rd. Sanjek appeared on the panel "Muddy Waters' Influence on Contemporary Music," joined by David Katznelson and contemporary blues artists Debra Coleman, Bernard Alison and Luther Dickinson. Sanjek is on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation and received their "Keeping the Blues Alive" award for Historic Preservation.

Seen here during the Muddy Waters panel are (l-r): BMI's David Sanjek, Birdman Records' David Katznelson and blues artists Debra Coleman, Bernard Allison and Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All Stars.

The panelists gather on stage after their discussion.

Photos: Neal Hamilton, Museum Photographer

SOURCENews TAGS Blues Rock Muddy Waters


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