As our live music guest today, Current State welcomes singer Twyla Birdsong. She was joined by Paul Ojibway on piano and Brian Lange on the tenor saxophone. Birdsong is a blues singer based here in Lansing, Michigan who often plays with the collaborative, The Hoopties.
Birdsong will be singing at a fundraiser for the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival tonight at The Avenue Cafe in Lansing from 7 to 9pm.
Birdsong says she grew up singing gospel music. She started singing blues music about 13 years ago.