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Christine Shipp

ON, MAY 13, 1939, Herbert Halpert produced some field recordings in Byhalia, MS, including many with the category of Walter and Mary Shipp. Walter, a sharecropper and minister, and Mary, a choir movie director, had 14 kids, many of whom participated in the archival task, however the couple’s two daughters, …

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Sebastian Meissner

Frankfurt-based experimental digital music maker Sebastian Meissner surfaced at the change from the century in colaboration with the Push Inc. label collective and under some monikers such as for example Random_Inc and Klimek. Created on Sept 27, 1969, in Czenstochowa, Poland, Meissner became associated with digital music while surviving in …

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Kid West

Guitarist Joe Harris and mandolin participant Kid West, a set of Louisiana music artists most widely known for several 11 paths (including two needs from the elegant “Railroad Rag”) they recorded on Oct 9, 1940, in Shreveport, LA, for the Collection of Congress Folk Archives task, had an uncommon and …

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Ozella Jones

Ozella Jones is well known for only two monitors recorded by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston on the Condition Plantation in Raiford, FL, in 1936 within the Archive of American Folk Melody task. Her unaccompanied performing over the weary, wistful, and haunting “Prisoner Blues” (the melody is sometimes shown …

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James Carter and the Prisoners

Singer Adam Carter is most beneficial known for his rendition of the original work tune “Po’ Lazarus,” the starting track for the Grammy-winning soundtrack towards the 2000 film O Sibling Where Artwork Thou — a efficiency captured more than four years earlier simply by famed archivist Alan Lomax even though …

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Neville Marcano

Referred to as the “Growling Tiger of Calypso,” Marcano was noted for his skill at both politics/current events-inspired tunes and tunes with an increase of conventional folk/passionate themes. A teenage flyweight champ boxer, he became a calypso vocalist by occupation after placing saturated in regional calypso contests in the middle-1930s. …

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Harry Smith

Eccentric Harry Smith occupies an almost mythical function in 20th century American music, being a curator and, in his very own fashion, promoter of essential folk forms. The three-volume Anthology of American Folk Music that he put together for Folkways in the first ’50s was instrumental in revealing much root …

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Wrekmeister Harmonies

Focused in Chicago and using a name motivated by director Bela Tarr’s 2000 film, Wrekmeister Harmonies was founded by sound artist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer J.R. Robinson, who continues to be its only continuous member. Robinson is normally a audio installationist known for his ambient functions in spaces like the Andy …

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Edward Hazelton

Hazelton is mainly recognized to blues enthusiasts while the harmonica participant who break up an album using the more renowned Eddie “One-String” Jones. Both Hazelton and Jones had been found out by Frederick Usher, Jr. and Richard Barlow in Los Angeles’ skid row in 1960; both had been documented, and …

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Yoshio Machida

Given birth to in Japan in 1967 and currently located in Tokyo, Yoshio Machida explains himself like a trans-boundary audio and visual designer. He analyzed music and minimalist and cinematic arts in the Tama Artwork University or college, where his mentors had been Kuniharu Akiyama, Sakumi Hagiwara, Kishio Suga, and …

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