The Cedric Burnside Project keeps Mississippi Hill Country Blues alive by honoring the past while blazing a path towards the future. The grandson of legendary R.L. Burnside and son of drummer Calvin Jackson, Cedric Burnside has developed a relentless, highly rhythmic charged style that takes the blues to another level.
This four-time winner of the prestigious Blues Music Award’s
Drummer of the Year (2010-2014) is widely regarded as one of the best drummers in the world and has begun to make a name for himself as a traditional blues guitarist as well.
In 2006, he was featured in Craig Brewer’s critically acclaimed feature film Black Snake Moan
, playing drums alongside Samuel L. Jackson.