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Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Sunday)

Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Sunday)

Six audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 2pm at the Storytelling Auditorium. The coordinator was Peggy Smith. (The Storytelling Tent area, coordinated by Nancy Case, and featuring some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Cappa, (of Williamsport, PA), Roy (of Fort Myers), and Rivers (of Ybor City) were audience members participating in the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. Harshbarger, Taluga, and Koontz were from Tallahassee. Harshbarger used finger puppets during her presentation. Smith was from Jacksonville. Nesmith lived in Nocatee, who with Leipold of Acadia, performed as Imagine That. Mutima, of Gainesville, played the bongo and kora (a stringed instrument) during his tales. Case was also from Gainesville. Newsom was from Lake City. Chaille lived in Palm Bay. Bruce was from Eustis. Brooks (of LaGrange, GA and Author of the book, Just Folks), Volt (of Jupiter), and Jeffers (of Melbourne Village) spoke during the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. The New Folk Union consisted of storyteller Gibson (of Clearwater) on guitar, and Glenn & Ally Smith (of Myriad) on fiddle and mandolin, along with Jaime Woolfe (banjo), Steve Wolfe (bass), and Michael Godwin (banjo).
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a_s1576_32_c94-040Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Sunday)SoundPuppeteers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Jack tales
Supernatural legends
Fishing stories
Kora music
Bongo music
Music performance
Personal experience narratives
Bands (Music)