Toronzo Cannon on BackStage Pass | Ep. 701

Apr 16, 2016

The contemporary bluesman from Chicago performs 'John the Conquer Root' and more. WATCH NOW

Contemporary bluesman Toronzo Cannon from Chicago performs the title track from his album, "John the Conquer Root," "Ti Ni Nee Ni Nu," and more.

In the band with Cannon are Dave Forté, bass; Melvin "Pookie Styx" Carlisle, drums; and Luca Chiellini, keyboard.

Recorded at Michigan BluesFest 2015 in Lansing's historic Old Town district.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Ep. 701 first air 4/22/16

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