JIMMY "T-99" NELSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
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. The application will be made available at the start of each award cycle, which is determined by the HBS Board leadership annually.
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
Donations to the Jimmy T-99 Nelson Scholarship Fund are greatly appreciated. These donations are fully tax-deductible.