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Guitarist and songwriter Jason Fickel creates music that connects the heart and soul of the blues with country music’s wry chronicles of loss and longing. Apprenticing with legendary bluesmen in Mississippi, cutting his songwriting teeth in the clubs of Chicago, he has forged a career as an engaging storyteller and skilled performer.....more

New blog post on Bessie Smith ...more

Blog post and recorded radio interview about Jimmy Reed and the Casa Linda Low Life ... more

This winter was Fickel's most ambitious cinema endeavor to date: a live guitar accompaniment to Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, December 3, 2017.. more  Listen to a great interview with David Carter about this event!

Listen this wonderful profile of Fickel that appeared as part of Brick Briscoe's Song Show...more 

Here's a classic Fickel video: