DARU x AMERICAN EPIC ON PBS (Stay Tuned)
Catch Daru on a an epic recording session and film by Jack White and T Bone Burnett by using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the American Epic documentary series.
This three-part film is narrated by Robert Redford. It travels back in time and technology to reveal the raw roots of American music from the gritty streets of Memphis to the Texas plains and the islands of Hawaii featuring Alabama Shakes, The Americans, Ana Gabriel, Ashley Monroe, The Avett Brothers, Beck, Bettye LaVette, Bobby Ingano, Elton John, Frank Fairfield, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, Los Lobos, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Nas, Pokey LaFarge, Raphael Saadiq, Rhiannon Giddens, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Taj Mahal, Jack White and band, and Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.
The American Epic Sessions will air on PBS and BBC every Tuesday beginning May 16, with the film to follow on June 6. (check local listings) http://www.thirteen.org/13pressroom/press-release/american-epic-sessions/#pressgallery
Video preview below with Daru backing Tal Mahal plus members of Jack's band.