Join the Folly Theater on March 5 at 8pm for Allison Moorer.
Allison Moorer is a singer/songwriter, producer, and author who has released ten
critically acclaimed albums. Her first memoir, Blood, was released in October
2019 to high praise and received starred reviews in Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus,
and Booklist. Her second, I Dream He Talks to Me, was published in October
2021. She has been nominated for Academy, Grammy, Americana Music
Association, and Academy of Country Music Awards. Allison holds an MFA in
Creative Writing from The New School; her work has been published in The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Songwriter, Guernica, No
Depression, Literary Hub, and The Bitter Southerner. She received the Hall-
Waters Prize for Excellence in Southern Writing in 2020. She lives in Nashville.
The origin of jazz lies in another great Black American art form: the blues. But the relationship that Kansas City jazz has with the blues is unique, maintaining a strong association throughout the past century.…