JJ Thames – Lifting Her Voice for the Blues

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley   On this episode I have the privilege to speak with Jj Thames about her Journey to becoming the Mississippi Blues Diva! Raised in a General Motors fueled family, the classically and jazz trained JJ began performing at the tender age of 9 years old, and became a blues- shouting banshee by the time she was just 18 years old. She cut her teeth after moving down to Jackson, MS, where she performed with the celebrated “Chitlin’ Circuit” superstars such as Marvin Sease. Thames has…

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