“Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story”  Hosted By Tom Reney

Featuring: Paul Butterfield, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Bob Dylan and many more greats.

Thursday, November 15th at 7:30pm (doors & bar open at 6:45)

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General Admission Tickets: $10 advance, $12.50 day of show

Paul was an incredible creative spirit and always kept stretching. As deep as he would go into the roots, he was always pushing the envelope of what blues can be.” - Bonnie Raitt

Paul learned the blues from the original black masters performing nightly in his own back yard. Muddy Waters was Paul’s mentor and lifelong friend, happy to share his wisdom and expertise with such a gifted young acolyte.

The interracial Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring the twin guitar sound of Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop, the rhythm section of Sam Lay and Jerome Arnold and the keyboards of Mark Naftalin, added a rock edge to the Chicago blues, bringing an authenticity to its sound that struck a chord with the vast white rock audience and rejuvenated worldwide interest in the blues. The band’s first LP, released in 1965, was named “#11 Blues Album of All Time” by Downbeat.

Through his music and words, along with first‐hand accounts of his family, his band mates and those closest to him, Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story tells the complex story of a man many call the greatest blues harmonica player of all time.

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.  Paul Butterfield is one of a handful of musicians inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Blues Halls of Fame, alongside other legendary artists including B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Billie Holiday and Eric Clapton.

Featuring: Paul Butterfield, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Bob Dylan and many more of the greats.  95 Mins | Not Rated

Special Guest Tom Reney Will Introduce the Film and Host an Audience Q&A

Tom Reney was a Consultant to director John Anderson and producer Sandra Warren on Horn From the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story. He spoke about Butterfield at the film’s premiere at the 2017 Woods Hole Film Festival. Reney has spent the past 41 years hosting jazz radio programs in Massachusetts, and since 1984 he’s hosted Jazz à la Mode at WFCR/New England Public Radio in Springfield. He has written about Paul Butterfield for Jazz Times, No Depression, the Valley Advocate, and his blog at www.nepr.net

...Thursday November 15th at 7:30pm