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Browsing: Alan Lomax
Anna Lomax Wood not only continued her father’s work in cantometrics, she made his vision of an accessible Global Jukebox a reality.
The Association for Cultural Equity was founded by Alan Lomax to explore and sustain the world’s expressive traditions with humanistic commitment and scientific engagement
Bluebird Press will publish Cajun Music A Reflection of a People Volume II on February 17
Ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax and folk legend Bessie Jones worked together to present, promote, and teach Southern black folk song across the country, from nightclubs to elementary schools.
Interspersed along with the music are interview tracks. One gem from these is when Lomax asks Waters “Is [Son] House a better player than [Robert] Johnson is, ya think?” Waters answers, “I think they’re both about equal.”
Today we’re gonna trace the Blues origins of hip hop samples back to the Mississippi prison system…
The United States Library of Congress has selected AmericanBluesScene.com for inclusion into the historic collection of Internet materials related to the Performing Arts Archive