Alabama Slim has also been featured in the films "Toot Blues" and "Redemption Road". Recent music releases include "Blue & Lonesome" as well as "The Mighty Flood", a hurricane Katrina-influenced album featuring Slim and blues guitarist Little Freddie King.
Born in McComb, Mississippi in 1940, Little Freddie King grew up playing alongside his blues guitar-picking father (Jessie James Martin), then rode the rails to New Orleans during the early fifties.
Honing his guitar chops at notorious joints like the Bucket of Blood, over the years he has played with notable musicians like Bo Diddley, John Lee Hooker, Babe Stoval, Guitar Grady, Snooks Eaglin, Billy Tate, Harmonica Williams, Boogie Bill Webb, and Eddie Lang.
And more recently Freddie has performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival as well as French Quarter Festival. Other USA venues have included Portsmouth Blues Festival, Savannah Music Festival, and King Biscuit Blues Festival (USA).
Internationally, Little Freddie has performed the Montreal Jazz Festival and Ottawa Blues Festival (Canada), Blues to Bop Festival (Switzerland)
For more information about performances and new releases by Alabama Slim and Little Freddie King, please visit their websites at http://www.musicmaker.org/