Tyler creative group lauds East Texas cultural heritage with downtown musician mural

Jun 14, 2020

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – East Texas has a rich musical history, and a new mural in downtown Tyler is spotlighting that heritage. The mural is the work of Edwin Holt and his Holt Creative Group, a design and marketing company located on University Place just south of the downtown square. It adorns one side of the building where the agency is housed and highlights three musical legends with deep roots in the East Texas soil – Van Cliburn, an internationally renowned classical pianist from Kilgore; blues guitarist Freddie King of Gilmer, whose distinctive guitar style and powerful voice have influenced countless musicians; and country music icon George Jones of Saratoga, known to fans as “The Possum” and to history as one of the all-time country music greats. Read More