Come and listen to the music that defines a nation. You learn the basics with Dixieland Jazz in New Orleans then hear the influence of Creole and Cajun Music in the Louisiana Bayous before embarking on the Mississippi Blue Trail. Armed with that rudimentary knowledge of Jazz you learn of slave music on the plantations, and hear how it co-mingled with Jazz, then moved north into the Cities of America after our slaves were freed. While Jazz and Blues were two distinct music forms – they also combined to create Rock n’ Roll. Join us on this great adventure and get your Mojo on.
This package includes a pre-Woodstock Anniversary stay in Chicago, just as they did in 1969 people came from across America to be at Woodstock. This tour is planned for mid-western groups, who can’t drive all the way at once. It features several unique Musical Events in Chicago so that “By the time you get to Woodstock, you’ll be rockin’ strong, and everywhere is a song and a celebration.”
This short four day features St Louis, as the largest city on Route 66 between Los Angeles and Chicago. You’ll spend a day with sights to the north and another day touring the south, you learn of history and life on what Steinbeck called “The Mother Road” in his vivid portrait, The Grapes of Wrath. You hear about Americana, family vacations, early tourist marketing as tap your toes to Nat King Cole’s “Won’t you get hip, to this timely tip, Get your kicks on Route 66..”