Visions of Music - World Jazz invites the viewer on a journey to the roots of music, introducing the enormous impact that traditional music from around the world has had on contemporary jazz. This program features legendary musicians such as BB King, Dino Saluzzi, Tito Puente, Carlos Santana, Zawinul Joe, Manu Dibango, Abdullah Ibrahim, as well as new generation representatives such as Nicholas Payton, Cyro Baptista, and Don Byron. This episode of the Visions of Music series is dedicated to blues, a musical style characterized by its lyrics, bass lines and instrumentation. Lonnie Pitchford tells us how, without being able to buy a guitar, he invented the "one-string guitar", and musicians from around the world tell us about their interpretation of the blues. One of these storytellers is BB King, considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time.