Otis Spann's Last Recording

In April of 1970, blues pianist Otis Spann flew to Boston to play a gig. With him were his wife, Lucille, and his band. The concert would be Otis' last. Before he flew to Boston, doctors had diagnosed Spann with terminal liver cancer — he died three weeks after the concert. Peter Malick was one of Spann's guitarists. He recently found the recordings of the concert. Noah talks with him about the last days of the blues guitarist, and the meaning of that last gig. (6:15)

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