Interview with hymn liner Troy Demps

241333
Date
12/01/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 56

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

240327
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps and Eddie Banks discuss African-American hymn lining and perform hymns in that tradition. Ray Carroll, Sammy Snell and Cindy Fortune discuss the history of swamp buggies; how they were built and used; how they are built today and how they are raced.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-87

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 12)

241611
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-120

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

240415
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Koontz served s emcee. Tony Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks discuss and perform African-American hymn lining. They focus particularly on the history of hymn-lining in the African-American community, its role during slavery and in obtaining freedom.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-46

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 4)

239752
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Troy Demps, of Orlando, gives background of African American hymn lining.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-95

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)

241704
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-94

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 11)

241155
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-91

Interview with hymn liner Troy Demps and his apprentice Brian Wright

240840
Date
01/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8

Prayer Service at Orlando Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church

240841
Date
07/18/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 9

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241149
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-85

Recording of hymn liner Troy Demps and his apprentice Brian Knight

240842
Date
1994?
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 18

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

240358
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Demps demonstrated hymn lining. Hymn lining, which began in the 1700s, involves the leader signing a line, and the congregation repeats it.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-17

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109338
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3391

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109339
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3392

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, shakes hands with his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109340
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3393

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109341
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3394

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109342
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3395

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109345
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3398

Sunday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 13)

241612
Date
05/25/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-121

Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

236196
Date
1993-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three DAT tapes. Digital audio tapes (DAT) generated by fieldwork undertaken to document the folklife of the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando, Florida. Results of the fieldwork were incorporated into the "Folklife Of Central Florida" folklife theme area at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival. The tapes...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 1-3

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

109335
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3387

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

109336
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3388

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

109337
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3389

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

109343
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3396

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

109344
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3397

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

240440
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Eddie Banks and Frank Spaulding discuss African-American hymn-lining, how hymns were used as prayers and in services in the past.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-74

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240445
Date
2001-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks continue from C01-78 discussing African-American hymn-lining. The performance is concluded on C01-80.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-79

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 12-13)

240464
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Eddie Banks and Frank Spaulding discuss African-American hymn-lining, its history and their personal background as well as giving a demonstration. See C01-74, C01-79 and C01-80 for a sampling of songs they perform.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-99
Item ID
C01-100

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance and Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

240234
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Bucuvalas served as the emcee. Banks and Demps demonstrated hymn lining. The Johnsons were Lisa Johnson (piano, keyboard), John Johnson (guitar, mandolin), Martin Johnson (fiddle), and Vgo. From Gainesville, they played Klezmer music. Romeo and the Boys played Trinidad...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-29

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance and Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

240235
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Bucuvalas served as the emcee. Banks and Demps demonstrated hymn lining. Yao and Edge played the zheng, the Chinese zither. They were all participants in the Folklife Apprenticeship Program. The Roddenberry Family sang sacred harp (shape note) songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-30

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