Lawson Taitte, The Dallas Morning News: J.C. Johnson was an early composer of blues and a frequent collaborator with Bessie Smith and Fats Waller. His legacy has not been appreciated as much as it should be — partly because it’s so easy to confuse him with another prominent black musician of the same era, James P. Johnson. Gary Holmes, who knew J.C., created a new musical based on his friend’s songs for the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Jubilee Theatre is giving the show its regional premiere,… Show more
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