Josh White, Jr. has a worldwide following as a singer, actor and performer. During his forty year career he has appeared in over 2,000 concerts, including appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Madison Square Garden. He is featured on innumerable recordings for Mercury, United Artists, Vanguard and Rykodisk.
After Josh White passed away in 1969, Josh Jr. performed his father’s music in a biographical show that toured the country to rave reviews. He has appeared on the world’s greatest concert stages, starred in four TV concert specials, is a TONY Award winning actor, educator and teacher, humanitarian and passionate idealist, and a popular children’s performer. In 1980 he was named the “Voice of the PEACE Corps”, and has sung for presidents, prime ministers, the Pope, the imprisoned and the poorest of the poor around the world.
Josh White Jr. is a living link to 20th Century African-American history, the history of the blues, and to a legacy of artistry and activism.