2014 Jimmy "T-99" Nelson Scholarship Application - Click Here!
The purpose of the T-99 Scholarship is to award scholarships to high school and college age students who demonstrate promise and creativity in music composition or in performing
Blues music. The selection of the recipients and the amount of the scholarship(s) awarded is at the sole discretion of the Houston Blues Society board.
About Jimmy "T-99" Nelson
Jimmy "T99" Nelson (April 7, 1919 – July 29, 2007) was an American jump blues and rhythm and blues shouter and songwriter. With a recording career that spanned over 50 years, Jimmy "T99" Nelson became a distinguished elder statesman of American music. His best known recordings are "T-99 Blues" and "Meet Me With Your Black Dress On." Nelson notably worked with Duke Robillard and Otis Grand. More
THE HBS 20TH ANNIVERSARY HOLIDAY BASH...did you know we raised $2,800 for the Jimmy T-99 Nelson Scholarship Fund? Thanks to all who participated!!
2013 Scholarships were awarded to:
Donations to the Jimmy T-99 Nelson Scholarship Fund are greatly appreciated. These donations are fully tax-deductible.