Booker T. Jones @ Freedom Hall

photo by Sean Davey; bookert.com

photo by Sean Davey; bookert.com

Another highlighted Chicago P.E.R.K. must see event, Booker T @ Freedom Hall, Park Forest, IL, November 5, 2016.  In partnership with Chicago Southland CVB, GNT will deliver Southeast educators an unforgettable night of blues with modern R&B flair.  According to bookert.com, creatively, his new album, Sound The Alarm is another bold new step in a career that has witnessed a striking resurgence in recent years.  It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity.  Sound the Alarm, finds Booker T. laying down distinctive bedrock grooves amid a succession of sparkling collaborations with some of contemporary R&B’s most gifted young voices.  Booker T took home Best Pop Instrumental Album GRAMMY Awards for both 2010’s Potato Hole, his head-turning collaboration with The Drive-By Truckers and 2012’s The Road From Memphis, his critically acclaimed album with The Roots.  Read More