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About that Chitlin’ Circuit

In the Blue LLama Interview, now screening on the APRIL is JAMming w/JAZZistry page, Vincent talks about his early life. His Dad’s Band and his Grandma’s restaurant were on ‘The Chitlin’ Circuit.” The Circuit–active mostly in the 1930s-60s, developed the talents and fame of many of the breakthrough African American artists of the 60, 70s, and beyond. Learn more about The Circuit through 2 short video-docs, now on the JAZZistry RESOURCES/Classroom Connections page!