THE BLUES HERITAGE SERIES
A Collaboration between the Scarab Club and the Detroit Blues Society
DETROIT ACOUSTIC BLUES
Rollie Tussing, Rob Avsharian, Aaron Jonah Lewis, Serge Vander Voo & Ross Huff
Seating is limited, so reserve your seats early
The band for Detroit Acoustic Blues will be the Farnsworth Street Footwarmers featuring Rollie Tussing (Guitar), Rob Avsharian, Aaron Jonah Lewis (Fiddle), Serge Vander Voo (Bass) and Ross Huff (Trumpet and Flugelhorn)
Rollie Tussing is an award winning guitarist. His raggedy brand of music is informed by the era of 78 rpm records, juke-joints, and street performers. He composes a lot of his own songs and has a knack for re-working old obscure tunes.
Rob Avsharian is a native of Ann Arbor and a graduate of North Texas State U. Rob has recorded and/ or performed with the group Snarkey Puppy, Ralphe Armstrong and the Grammy Award winning group Brave Combo. He has also performed on National Public radio’s World Café Live.
Aaron Jonah Lewis is an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, performer and educator. Lewis has appeared on dozens of recordings from bluegrass and old time to traditional jazz. In addition to Fiddle he also plays and teaches banjo, mandolin and guitar. He is currently based in Detroit.
Bassist Serge Van der Voo lived and played on both Amsterdam and Chicago before returning to Michigan
Ross Huff plays twice weekly in Ann Arbor while maintaining a docket of Horn section engagements in every style of music.
Sponsoring this event will be the Detroit Blues Society is a 501(c) 3 non-profit arts organization and The Scarab Club 501(c) 3 non-profit arts organization. For more information please call the Scarab Club (313-831-1250) or contact the Detroit Blues Society at email@example.com.