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Taj Mahal Receives B.B. King Award at Montreal Festival

Guitarist’s career spans over 50 years

Taj Mahal at Freihofer's Jazz Festival at Saratoga Springs

Songwriter and guitarist Taj Mahal received the B.B. King Award for his contribution to blues music at the 37th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.

Mahal accepted the prize from the festival’s artistic director and co-founder André Ménard, who presented the award during Mahal’s performance in the festival’s Grands Concerts Rio Tinto series on Saturday, July 2.

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