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Brooks Robertson


We travel to Eugene to meet Brooks Robertson, a 16-year-old guitar-playing sensation. Brooks had no interest in the guitar until, at age 12, he heard famed guitar picker Buster B. Jones playing at a concert. Jones later moved to Eugene where he was stricken with a debilitating illness. Teaching Brooks became a part of Jones’ rehabilitation.

First Broadcast: 2006
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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M. Graham Paint; Brooks Robertson; DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid (715)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #715
Original Broadcast: January 26, 2006