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Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Date
1977-01-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded at the Neighborly Center in St. Petersburg. Brown talks about his life and music in between playing religious and blues songs. A previous interview and performance was recorded on tape C77-9. For an interview conducted a year later, see reels T78-316 and T78-317.
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Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Date
1976-10-01
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Neighborly Center in St. Petersburg. Brown talks about his life and music in between playing religious and blues songs. For additional recordings, see tapes C77-7, C77-8, T78-316 and T78-317.
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Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

Date
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, violins, and dulcimers; various inlays; Stradivarius and his techniques; patterns; and prices charged. Images of Wagner can be found in S 1577, v. 37. 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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Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

Date
1989-06-25
Description
Three audio cassettes. Much of the interview at the start is in Greek. Sokrilis discusses the bouzouki, learning to play, emigration to the US from Greece, family life, teaching the instruments to others, and festivals. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, festival sounds can be heard throughout. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. Demas discusses moving to the US, playing music professionally, marriage, his Catholicism, customs, and local Greek life. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

Date
1989-06-25
Description
One audio cassette. Greek immigrant and musician Katsanos first came to Tarpon Springs in 1919, at which time he already had his first professional record behind him. He recorded for Columbia, RCA, and Decca. He also performed around the world. He discusses playing, learning music, and life in Tarpon Springs. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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Interview with Greek musician Alex Platonias

Interview with Greek musician Alex Platonias

Date
1989-06
Description
One audio cassette. Platonias discusses his life, including emigrating to New York from Greece, his family background, learning Greek music, folk dances, naming songs, sponge diving, payment customs in Greece, and education. Recorded at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts festival, which can be heard in the background. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge industry. At one point, Florida provided 95% of the nation's sponges. Although today over fishing and synthetic materials have undercut the sponge diving industry, the tradition lives on in Greek families, and through tourism.
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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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-007Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Life histories
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Music performance
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-009Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Life histories
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Music performance
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_22_c86-178Interview with musical instrument maker Dick WagnerSoundMusical instrument maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Musical instruments
String instruments
Banjoes
Guitar
Guitarists
Fiddles
Bass guitars
Knifesmiths
Woodwork
Toy making
Carpentry
Music
Guitar makers
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-026Interview with bouzouki player Spiros SkordilesSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Bouzouki
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Occupational groups
Apprentices
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-027Interview with Greek musician Phil DemasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Bouzouki
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-028Interview with Greek musician Phil DemasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Local history
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_26_c89-029Interview with Greek musician Alex PlatoniasSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Interviews
Local history
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
String instruments
Oral narratives
Sound recordings
Guitar
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-316Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Fieldwork
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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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_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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