American Epic

Watch Nas and Jack White Perform “One Mic” for The American Epic Sessions

The latest clip to be released from The American Epic Sessions, the new PBS miniseries about the history of American music co-produced by Jack White, is a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 12, 2017

Watch Elton John and Jack White Duet on a New Blues Song Called “Two Fingers of Whiskey”

In a newly released clip from the sprawling, Jack White-produced documentary (and archival/collaborative recording project) The American Epic Sessions, Elton John joins White to semi-improvise a blues-inspired track…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 1, 2017

Watch Alabama Shakes Cover the 1940s Blues Song “Killer Diller”

When PBS gets done broadcasting American Epic, a documentary series about the beginnings of America’s popular music recording business, it’ll run a special called The…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / May 18, 2017

Watch Jack White and Nas Cover a Blues Song From 1928

American Epic, Jack White and T-Bone Burnett's vast multimedia project and PBS special about early American folk and blues recordings and the people who made them, is approaching…
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2017

Jack White’s Massive American Epic Documentary Project Gets Release Date, First Trailer

The American Epic project--a three-pronged operation consisting of a recording project, three-part PBS miniseries, and feature film--is finally seeing the light of day. It's been gestating…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 19, 2017