All About Nashville: Jefferson Street Sound Founder Lorenzo Washington

To kick off Black History Month, on this episode of All About Nashville I talk with Lorenzo Washington, founder and curator of the Jefferson Street Sound Museum, and Executive Director Saaneah Jamison. Washington celebrates his 79th birthday this Sunday and invites our community to celebrate, experience the history of this iconic museum and learn about the Golden Age of Jefferson Street. Washington shares stories about the career beginnings of Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Nat King Cole, Marion James, Aretha Franklin, and so much more. Jefferson Street Sound Museum is preserves the music & entertainment history of Jefferson Street and collaborate with public schools, other non-profit services and community organizations in Nashville (including Greater Nashville and surrounding areas) to provide arts and music programs and networking opportunities. Our programs and services target individuals interested and/or gifted in the areas of music with the influence of historic artifacts, sounds and other learning instruments, and those interest in the preservation of a key industry in Nashville’s history.

Guest Instagram: @jeffersonstreetsound

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