Booker T. Jones | Time Is Tight: My Life Note by Note

Wed, October 30, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Cost: $15.00


In conversation with musician and writer, Wesley Stace

The frontman for R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.’s, songwriter, producer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist Booker T. Jones was a driving figure in the creation of the Memphis soul sound, selling millions of records and collaborating with the likes of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, and Wilson Pickett. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2019, Jones is also the recipient of a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement. From Jones’s early years in the segregated South to his five-decade career working with some of history’s greatest music makers, Time Is Tight charts his remarkable path.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103