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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "McQueen, Tony, 1970-"
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Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues Band

Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues Band

Date
1988-08-03
Description
One audio cassette. Demo recording of a session by the Red Tam Blues Band performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs written by Red Tam Sr. Recorded in a Jacksonville professional recording studio (not recorded by folkorist Hansen). The band consisted of Red Tam (aka Tony McQueen; lead guitar, leader); Mike Gallen (keyboard); Kenny Holt (bass); and Kenny Johnson (drums). Use of Red Tam's songs is only for non-commerical purposes, unless written permission is obtained from Tony McQueen (Red Tam). For an interview with Red Tam (McQueen), see S 1618, Box 4, tape 10. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band

Practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band

Date
1988-08-01
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band, performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs by Red Tam Sr. recorded from a 45 rpm record. The band consisted of Red Tam (aka Tony McQueen; lead guitar, leader); Mike Gallen (keyboard); Kenny Holt (bass); and Kenny Johnson (drums). Use of Red Tam's songs is only for non-commerical purposes without written permission by Tony McQueen (Red Tam). For an interview with Red Tam (McQueen), see S 1618, Box 4, tape 10. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Tony "Red Tam" McQueen interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Tony "Red Tam" McQueen interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-08-01
Description
One audio cassette. McQueen, also known as Red Tam, was leader of the Jacksonville-based Red Tam Blues Band. His father, also called Red Tam, was a popular local blues player (he died two years before this interview.) McQueen discusses his birth in Miami and living in various Florida towns; his father's music; electric blues; learning the blues from his father; playing with various blues artists such as BB King, Freddie King, and Clarence Carter; various blues styles; forming and playing with his band; Jacksonville blues clubs; getting work; touring; bass and drums in blues; training new musicians; guitar styles; and special techniques in blues guitar playing.
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a_s1618_04_tape12Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues BandSoundGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Audiotape recordings
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Music performance
Guitar
Bass guitars
Drums
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Bands (Music)
Musical ensembles
Guitar music
Singing
Blues singers
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a_s1618_04_tape11Practice session by the Red Tam Blues BandSoundGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Sound recordings
Audiotape recordings
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Music performance
Guitar
Bass guitars
Drums
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Bands (Music)
Musical ensembles
Guitar music
Singing
Blues singers
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a_s1618_04_tape10Tony "Red Tam" McQueen interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Blues (music)
African Americans
Music industry
Guitars
Bands (music)
Music ensembles
Singing
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