The career of four-time Grammy Award-winning blues/Americana musician Keb’ Mo’ took off in 1994 with his self-titled album under his newly coined Keb’ Mo’ moniker. Since then, he has cultivated a reputation as a modern master of American roots music through the understated excellence of his live and studio performances.
Artists who have recorded his songs include B.B. King, Buddy Guy, the Dixie Chicks, Joe Cocker, Robert Palmer, Tom Jones, Melissa Manchester, Solomon Burke and the Zac Brown Band. He has collaborated with such artists as Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Jackson Browne, Natalie Cole, Lyle Lovett, India Arie, James Cotton, Bobby Rush, Timothy B. Schmit and Marcus Miller.
Keb’ Mo’ has been a longtime supporter of the Playing For Change Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides free music education to children in nine countries, and has established 12 music schools around the world. In 2017, he released TajMo, a collaborative album with the legendary Taj Mahal. The duo went on to tour the United States and Europe in support of their album, which subsequently earned a Grammy for “Best Contemporary Blues Album.”