Hubby Jenkins/Wildbone

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music - The Jalopy Theatre

Saturday, August 2, 2014
The Jalopy Theatre 315 Columbia St BrooklynNY  11231
Saturday, August 2, 2014
The Jalopy Theatre 315 Columbia St BrooklynNY  11231

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As a fledging performer, Hubby Jenkins played in the kind of rock-oriented bands for whom covering a Bob Dylan classic was their closest brush with traditional music. But around the time this New York City native -already proficient on the alto sax, cello and bass - was finishing high school, one of his friends picked up a Howlin' Wolf CD and Jenkins and his peers found a gateway to a hitherto unexplored world of country blues and old time music. As Jenkins recalls, "We were all crazy about Howlin' Wolf. I remember listening to Skip James for the first time and it was the most intense music I'd heard in my entire life. That's when I got a guitar, I quit my job, became a hobo and started to learn more about country blues. I heard Robert Johnson, Reverend Gary Davis, and Blind Willie Johnson, who became my favorite guitar player of all time." For Jenkins, now 26, his higher musical education started on the streets: busking became a calling. He developed his guitar and vocal craft on the sidewalks and subway platforms of New York City, performing material by those venerable artists whose work he was quickly absorbing. An ambitiously itinerant musician, he soon took his show on the road, playing on the streets of cities throughout the U.S. At home, his talent did not go unnoticed and he was welcomed on the traditional music scene - a local circuit of clubs, small theatres and coffee houses that was under the mainstream radar but thriving, especially in his home borough of Brooklyn. - - - Wildbone is: Seth Wulsin - Guitar & Vocals Solomon Silber - Guitar & Vocals Walker Adams - Drums Supremo Massiv - Sound Engineering

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The Jalopy Theater hosts music and theatrical performances six nights a week and has a music school for adults and children.

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