The Roots N Blues Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Our mission is to positively impact the lives of children by celebrating the rich cultural heritage of American music through music education programs.

Missouri Roots Songbook Academy

Music education in the community

The Foundation is working to develop a new program to deepen our commitment to our mission. In 2020, with your support, we hope to launch the Missouri Roots Songbook Academy at The Boys & Girls Club of Columbia. Middle schoolers will experience an immersive American Roots Music history and literacy program.

Blues in the Schools

Music education in the classroom

For thirteen years the foundation has facilitated an opportunity to interact with award-winning guest musicians and internationally recognized music educators in their classrooms. Programs range from assembly only to a week-long residency. Students learn about the blues and American roots music history, traditions, culture, and influential blues legends through hands-on experience.


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