Tito Jackson joins B.B. King's Blues Band

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Tito Jackson will embark on a major world tour with a the Memphis B.B. King's Blues Band, they announced Wednesday they would be teaming up. Tito will go on a world tour with the B.B. King's Blues Band, but first the band must begin rehearsals. Those rehearsals will take place in Memphis. “Memphis will be making history as these two music greats come together," one of the band's promoters said. Tito said he didn't get a chance to go on a blues tour until 2000, but he said he's always had a love for blues and always idolized B.B. King. "I've always been a blues player...BB King was my hero when I was just a young man--maybe 7 or 8 years old," Jackson said. "To be a person that can play with B.B. King's band, I'm deeply honored."