Pinetop Perkins was one of the last great Mississippi bluesmen of his generation.  He began playing blues around 1927 and is widely regarded as one of the best blues pianists.  He passed away on March 21, 2011 at the age of 97.

Pinetop Perkins Biography


The primary mission of The Pinetop Perkins Foundation is to provide encouragement and support for youth and young people at the beginning of their musical career; and help provide care and safety for elderly musicians at the twilight of their career.

The Foundation is a tax exempt non-profit organization.  Donations to the Foundation will go towards scholarships to enable youth to attend the MasterClass Workshops held annually in Clarksdale, Mississippi.


Please consider honoring Pinetop's legacy by donating to The Pinetop Perkins Foundation.  Donations can be made by check or through PayPal.  The Pinetop Perkins Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization and your donation is tax deductible.

Mail Your Contribution
Check or money order payable to:
The Pinetop Perkins Foundation
P.O. Box 1916
Clarksdale, MS 38614
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