15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346
Bluesman Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton will appear at Next Stage on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door, available online at www.nextstagearts.org, Turn It Up in Brattleboro, and the Putney Coop. Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, Vermont.
Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton is an American musician from Los Angeles. A vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Paxton’s style draws from blues and jazz music before World War II and was influenced by Fats Waller and “Blind” Lemon Jefferson.
The charismatic songster bluesman, reports that he hails from an African American Jewish familiy with mixed Creole/Choctaw Indian ancestry – transplanted Louisiana sharecroppers who moved to South Central Los Angeles, but Jerron now lives in Queens. In other words, he is a true American.
He is a swiftly capable multi-instrumentalist who picks banjo and guitar, plays harmonica, piano and other instruments, including the fiddle, his first instrument. The virtuoso is a joyous entertainer, humorous with a smooth vernacular, dazzling with, a terrific storyteller, exuding an affable excitement.