Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy gets his due with ‘The Blues Chase the Blues Away’

John Landecker

Buddy Guy arrives on the red carpet during the 58th Annual Grammy Music Awards in Los Angeles February 15, 2016. AFP PHOTO/ Valerie MACON / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)

Director Matt Mitchener and producer Sheira Rees-Davies join John Landecker to talk about their entry into the ‘American Masters’ documentary series, titled ‘Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away’. Matt and Sheira share the story behind getting the greenlight during the pandemic, collecting archival footage, and why Buddy Guy caught on quicker in the U.K.

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