Jake Xerxes Fussell, from Durham, North Carolina is son of Fred C. Fussell, a folklorist. Fred’s fieldwork took him, often with young Jake in tow, across the Southeast documenting traditional culture, which included recording blues and old-time musicians.
As a teenager Jake began playing, studying, and apprenticing with Piedmont blues legend Precious Bryant (“Georgia Buck”), with whom he toured and recorded, and riding wild with Alabama bluesman Read more on Last.fm
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