Nellie Tiger Travis

Nellie Tiger Travis

Nellie "Tiger" Travis couldn’t be more destined to sing the blues. She was born deep in the delta of Mississippi in the early 60’s. As in most small towns, the church was a main focal point and Nellie grew up singing gospel music. Since then, Nellie has come a long way and in November 2009 was crowned the New Queen Of The Blues for Chicago by Bluesman Purvis Spann who also bestowed that honor on Ms. KoKo Taylor the original Queen. KoKo was a mentor and friend to Nellie, and when she passed in early 2009, Nellie used her talented songwriting skills... more