Community Guided Paramount Walking Tour with Angie Mack Reilly

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Angie Featured in Delta Download Mississippi Blues Blog

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A Note from Blues Writer Denise Leisz

“Angie Mack Reilly lives on the Mississippi Blues Trail—in Grafton, Wisconsin—home to legendary Paramount Records. The Paramount label introduced such blues greats as Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Charley Patton, Son House, Skip James, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Tommy Johnson, Ishmon Bracey and Henry Townsend, who today are among the most important figures in early 20th-century American music. More about Angie and her work at https://deltadownload.com/f/pieces-of-paramount

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Angie Featured in Milwaukee Arts and Entertainment Journal

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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Chasin’ Dem Blues Examines Forgotten History

by Livia Peterson, Cream City Arts (January 17, 2020)

Grafton City Blues initially premiered at the Rep in 2008. Musician Angela M. Reilly collaborated with the playwright Kevin Ramsey. “Kevin reached out to me as he was doing research for the musical,” she says. “He had found out about the record label around the time that PBS History Detectives aired a nationally televised segment about the rare record label based out of southeastern Wisconsin.”

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Breaking Racial Barriers Through Music Education

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Photos by Deb Kranitz of the News Graphic 2008

“Angela is a professional, highly organized tour guide.  On more than one occasion she has specialized tours for my middle school students studying the blues.  She provides interesting, easy to understand information and works well with my students.  I will continue to hire Angela for these services.”  –Sarah Plamann, Musical Director and Choreographer at Kettle Moraine High School

In 2009, Sarah was Angela Mack’s client for a Paramount Guided Walking Tour for her students at St. Marcus Lutheran School in Milwaukee  Contact angie@ozaukeetalent.com

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