John Broven

John Broven is author of the award-winning Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans—originally Walking to New Orleans (1974, updated 2016); South to Louisiana (1983, updated 2019); and Record Makers and Breakers (2009). In 2021, he edited and contributed to New York City Blues by Larry Simon, after making his first research trips to the Big Apple in the 1980s. An Englishman now living on Long Island, he was a founding writer of Blues Unlimited magazine; co-founder of Juke Blues magazine; and was a consultant for Ace Records of London supervising over 250 reissue CDs. 

John Broven

Join John at the following events: