Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap

Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap

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A wide-ranging collection of traditional American music featuring memorable performances from the Folk Masters concert and radio series, recorded live at the Wolkf Trap in 1992. A vivid representation of the changing scope of American through the music and culture of contemporary European-, African-, Hispanic-, and Native American Indian communities. Includes Dewey Balfa, The Johnson Mountain Boys, Cephas and Wiggins, The Texas Playboys, Boozoo Chavis, and 17 others on 22 tracks. Compiled by Nick Spitzer. "A dizzyingly diverse American multicultural block party." — New England Folk Almanac

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Una amplia colección de la música americana tradicional con actuaciones memorables de las series de radio y conciertos de maestros del folclor, grabados en directo en la Wolkf Trap en 1992.

Una viva representación del ámbito cambiante de América a través de la música y la cultura contemporánea europea, africana, hispana y en las comunidades indígenas americanas nativas.

Incluye Dewey Balfa, The Johnson Mountain Boys, Cephas and Wiggins, The Texas Playboys, Boozoo Chavis, y otros diecisiete en veintidos pistas. Compilado por Nick Spitzer. ”Una fiesta de vertiginosa diversidad multicultural americana“. - New England Folk Almanac

Year Released 1993
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1991 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) Croatia; Mexico; Puerto Rico; United States
Culture Group(s) African American; Anglo-American; Cajun; Hawaiian; Hispanic; Jewish; Puerto Rican; Serbo-Croatian; Zuni
Instrument(s) Accordion; Banjo; Berde; Brac; Bucket; Buckets; Bugarija (Lute); Clarinet; Cuatro; Drum; Fiddle; Guiro; Guitar; Harmonica; Hawaiian guitar; Mandolin; Marimba; Piano; Prima; Rattle (Musical instrument); Saxophone; Slack key (Guitar playing); Trombone; Violin
Language(s) English
Subject(s) American Indian; Bluegrass music; Blues; Brass band music; Cajun music; Conjunto music; Folk songs--United States; Go-go (Music); Gospel music; Jazz; Jibaro (Music); Klezmer music; Marimba; Music--Appalachian Region, Southern.; Music--Hawaii; Rap (Music); Rock music; Rockabilly music; Sea Islands--Songs and music; Tambura; Western swing (Music); Zydeco music

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101 Last Goodbye The Johnson Mountain Boys 2:35
102 Orphan's Waltz Dewey Balfa and Steve Riley 3:33
103 Jolie Catin Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds 2:41
104 Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio Santiago Jiménez, Jr. 3:12
105 Aguinaldo Jibaro Familia Colón 3:43
106 Wai Okeaniani Ledward Kaapana 3:54
107 Gray Eagle Wayne Henderson 3:43
108 Black Cat on the Line John Cephas and Phil Wiggins 4:52
109 Love in Vain Robert Jr. Lockwood 3:00
110 St. James Infirmary Michael White and the Crescent City Serenaders 5:52
111 Ot Azoy Klezmer Plus 4:00
112 Zagrebčani Smo Mi Tamburitza Orchestra Slanina 2:58
113 Rascapetate Marimba Chiapas 2:48
114 Zuni Rainbow Dance Cellicion Family Singers 1:59
115 Adam Picking Up Leaves The McIntosh County Shouters 2:51
116 Bucket Drums and Rap CJ and Five Gallons of Fun 5:22
117 It's Gonna Rain The Birmingham Sunlights 3:28
118 This Little Light of Mine Fontella Bass 2:32
119 Red River Valley The Sun Rhythm Section 2:19
120 Big Ball's in Cowtown The Texas Playboys 3:08
121 Smooth Sailing Claude Williams 3:00
122 When the Saints Go Marching In The Kings of Harmony Brass Band 2:14
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