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Alan Lomax, The Songhunter - Program 3
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$14; $10; $12 Senior/Student

Each ticket subject to a $5 service fee.

Ethnomusicologist, political activist, oral historian, and filmmaker, Alan Lomax (1915-2002) is a towering figure in American music who devoted his long life to collecting and popularizing American folk music.

Over two weekends in October, we present Alan Lomax: The Songhunter, a special documentary series honoring Lomax. Included are Rogier Kappers' poignant portrait of Lomax near the end of this life, and the five-program series American Patchwork from the 1980s that documents regional folklore, Ballads, Blues, and Bluegrass shot in his Greenwich Village apartment 1961.

JAZZ PARADES from American Patchwork

A celebration of New Orleans' musical culture - from its piano bars and barrelhouses to brass bands and street parades with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and others (60 min)


DREAMS & SONGS OF THE NOBLE OLD from American Patchwork

A celebration of elderly musicians ,singers, and storytellers who perform not for fame or fortune but to preserve and share their culture (60 min)