Keith Jenkins, James Brown’s Guitarist and MD – AMAZING JB Stories including how to interpret JB

Keith Jenkins Interview: Keith Jenkins was a 20-year old struggling musician in Augusta, GA… but he was also a rabid fan of hometown favorite, James Brown. In perhaps the most serendipitous occurrence possible, a random series of events occurs which ultimately winds up getting Keith an audition, right in front of James Brown. He passes the audition with flying colors and becomes James’ guitar player and ultimately, his band leader for the last 13 years of James’ life. He even winds up flying solo with James on his Lear jet

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Keith shares some amazingly cool (and interesting) stories about working with James: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Playing in Sardinia, sleeping on the floor of the bus, “Games Brown,” understanding what James is saying, how James Brown wrote his music, highs and lows and all sorts of cool stuff:

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