Widespread Panic keyboardist JoJo Hermann brings his boogie woogie to Jackson

The longtime musician joined KHOL to discuss his funky influences and gratitude that he's still doing what he loves.
JoJo Hermann (left) receives a Teton-flavored cake for his birthday last summer from Kevin P (right). (Courtesy of Kevin P)

 

John “JoJo” Hermann is an American singer, musician and songwriter best known as the keyboardist in the band Widespread Panic. Hermann is known for his lead vocals on many New Orleans style jazz and blues covers and originals along with gospel-style organ playing. He has been heavily influenced by artists such as Dr. John, Professor Longhair and Junior Kimbrough. Throughout his career, he has brought his New Orleans piano boogie-woogie style into his songwriting.

In advance of his show at The Mangy Moose in Teton Village on Friday, June 10, JoJo Hermann joined KHOL’s Kevin P. in the studio over the phone. Listen above for more. 

This coverage is funded in part with an Arts For All grant provided by the Town of Jackson and Teton County. KHOL Music & Community Affairs Director Jack Catlin provided production support for this story. 

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About Kevin Pusey

Kevin Pusey is a longtime KHOL DJ. His show "Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out," showcases psychedelic Rock, B-Side rarities, and live jam bands.

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