Taj Mahal

Walker, Chris J.
November 2008
Mix;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p64
The article profiles blues musician Taj Mahal, also known as Henry St. Clair Fredericks, and his album titled "Maestro." It includes background information on Taj Mahal and his career as a blues musician, as well as a description of how the music for Taj Mahal's album is recorded, mixed and produced.


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