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President And Mrs. Obama Host Music Legends For Celebration Of Blues Music in Washington

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Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader. UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      President Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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      Shemekia Copeland (L) and Susan Tedeschi (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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      Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      President Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy

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      Guitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled

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      Guitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader. UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Guitarist Jeff Beck (L) and Derek Trucks (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      (L-R) Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Shemekia Copeland, Susan Tedeschi and Keb Mo perform at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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      President And Mrs. Obama watch as Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • President And Mrs. Obama watch as Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Guitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled

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  • Guitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Guitarist Jeff Beck (L) and Derek Trucks (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Shemekia Copeland (L) and Susan Tedeschi (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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  • (L-R) Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Shemekia Copeland, Susan Tedeschi and Keb Mo perform at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader. UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • President Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • President Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/Pool

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  • Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy

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Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolPresident And Mrs. Obama watch as Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolGuitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled Guitarist Jeff Beck greets Blues legend B.B. King at a performance with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolGuitarist Jeff Beck (L) and Derek Trucks (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolTroy Shemekia Copeland (L) and Susan Tedeschi (R) perform with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy (L-R) Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Shemekia Copeland, Susan Tedeschi and Keb Mo perform at a White House event titled "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues" February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader. UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/PoolPresident Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues musicians perform beneath a portrait of Martha Washington at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.  UPI/Win McNamee/PoolPresident Barack Obama speaks at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by B.B. King, Troy Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with Taraji P. Henson as the program host and Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.   UPI/Win McNamee/PoolBlues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event titled In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  As part of the In Perfomance series, music legends and contemporary major artists have been invited to perform at  the White House for a celebration of Blues music and in recognition of Black History Month. The program featured performances by Troy