Lesson 7: The Blues

This week we’re going to really feel the songs we sing in class, drawing deep down into our inner selves, then even deeper into the past to connect with our ancestors’ many struggles, channeling their hard work and heartache, bringing that back up through us as we open our mouths to sing the blues.

Or maybe not. But at least we’ll sing some songs and talk about the blues, which shouldn’t be a struggle at all. In any case, let’s go!

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