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Amy Cox & apprentice Bob Murphy interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Amy Cox & apprentice Bob Murphy interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1991-06-16
Description
One audio cassette (DAT tape). Amy Cox began playing with her father Gerry and mother Regina in the Homegrown String Band in 1982 at the age of eight. They played the Florida Folk Festival from 1983 through the 1990s. A copy of their album, Little Streams of Whiskey, can be found in S 1640, box 21. Murphy was her apprentice in 1990-1991. 
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Country-blues guitarist Tampa Blue performing with his apprentices

Country-blues guitarist Tampa Blue performing with his apprentices

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two audio cassettes (DAT tapes) A copy of Tampa Blue's album 'Come to Sing' can be found in S 1640, box 22, tape 2. Michael Davis dropped out of the program before his apprenticeship was completed. For more information on Tampa Blue and his apprentices, see S 1644, box 7, folder 6. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Cuban drummer Florencio Baro and  apprentice  performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Cuban drummer Florencio Baro and apprentice performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. Parada and Hernandez apprenticed under drummer Baro in 1990 through the FFP Apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1985-02-21
Description
One audio cassette. Bennett was a fiddler and folklorist. He wrote his Master's thesis at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1940: A Study in Fiddle Tunes From Western North Carolina. In the interview, Bennett discusses his research, fellow bluegrass and old-time musicians, and recording various musicians.
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Felix & Augustine Omeden interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Felix & Augustine Omeden interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1994-07-31
Description
One audio cassette. At the time, the Omebens had lived in Miami for ten years. The dances they taught through the apprenticeship program date back over a thousand years, were performed only by males who created their own costumes, and served as a religious declaration and rite of passage.
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Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-24
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Devine served as emcee. Cox and Murphy (both on fiddle) played with Jerry Cox (guitar). Amy Cox began playing with her father Gerry and mother Regina in the Homegrown String Band in 1982 at the age of eight. They played the Florida Folk Festival from 1983 through the 1990s. A copy of their album, Little Streams of Whiskey, may be found in S 1640, box 21. Murphy was her apprentice in 1990-1991.

 

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Fiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Fiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. Cook apprenticed under fiddler Custer in 1990 through the FFP Apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Arrazola and Granado, both of Homestead, played Mexican button accordion; and Arbie (Live Oak) and Stapleton (Miami) played Cajun-style accordion. They were participants in the 1992 Florida Folklife Apprenticeship Program. Folklorist Robert Stone introduced them. Folk singer Fitchen served as emcee.
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Roller served as emcee. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar. Boltin told several stories, demonstrated a wooden puppet, then sang with Fitchen.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_22_tape05Amy Cox & apprentice Bob Murphy interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundApprentices
Fiddle tunes
Old time music
Interviews
Field recordings
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a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1640_22_tape03Country-blues guitarist Tampa Blue performing with his apprenticesSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Guitar
Musical instruments
String instruments
Music performance
Sound recordings
Guitarists
Blues (Music)
Singing
Guitar music
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-114aCuban drummer Florencio Baro and apprentice performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Drum music
Drum performance
Drums
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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a_s1640_20_tape06David Parker Bennett interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Interviews
Folklore
Research, theory, and methodology
Fiddles
String instruments
Folk musicians
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a_s1640_25_tape03Felix & Augustine Omeden interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Interviews
Nigerian Americans
Dance
Ethnic clothing
Instrumentalists
Drums (musical instruments)
Oral history narratives
Fire eating
Religious rituals
Religious symbolism
Folk dancers
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a_s1576_t91-014Fiddler Amy Cox and her apprentice Bob Murphy performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Fiddle music
Fiddling
String instruments
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-113bFiddler George Custer and his apprentice Andrew Cook performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Old time music
Fiddle music
Fiddling
String instruments
Bluegrass music
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t92-014Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Songs
Guitarists
Singers
Accordion
Accordion music
Apprentices
Folklorists
Musicians
Guitarist
Accordionists
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a_s1576_t87-004Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bouzouki
Guitar music
Tales
Storytelling
Puppets
Toys
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
Apprentices
Musicians
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