Atlanta Jazz Festival Presents
The Apollo’s Production of
THE BLUES AND ITS PEOPLE
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Blues People: Negro Music in White America, Written by Amiri Baraka.
Performed by Russell Gunn and the Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra.
Composed and Music Directed by Russell Gunn.
Developed by Leatrice Ellzy.
Projection Design by Zavier Taylor.
Lighting Design by CJ Pierce.
The Blues and Its People was commissioned by The Apollo.
Special guests include Warren Wolf, Jazzmeia Horn, Miles Griffith, Leon Timbo, Weedie Braimah and jessica care Moore. Narrated by Amber Iman.