Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

240323
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Yao, at the time a performer for the Chinese exhibit at the Epcot Center and Julia Edge perform o the zheng (Chinese zither.) Li Wai discusses the zheng, its tradition and history and how it is made and tuned. She also takes questions from the audience.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-83
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Ann Yao playing the Chinese zither at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237007
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Yao lived in Kissimmee, Florida. She played a mix of Chinese classical pieces, and Chinese folk songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-62
Item ID
T92-63
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Ann Yao playing a zheng at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

236948
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ernie Williams served as emcee. The Zheng is a Chinese zither, dating back to the third century BC. Yao was born in Shanghai to a musical family. In 1990 she moved to Florida, and worked with the Florida Folklife Program's apprenticeship program. <br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-7
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Concert Stage) (Tape 2)

239645
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Walker served as emcee. The Neighborhood Blues Band, of Orlando, featured John Ellis, Reggie Scott, Billy Rat Stevens, and Odell Maxwell. Yao played the zheng Chinese zither). She was born in China, and lived in Orlando. The Tap Crackers were based out of Osceola County.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-39
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

240065
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-39
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 2)

240066
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-40
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

240076
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-50
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

240078
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-52
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshop Stage) (Tape 2)

239594
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Albritton was from Lithia, Florida. This session was begun on C94-54. All songs derive from either the BF White Sacred Harp book (Cooper Revision) or the original Sacred harp book (Denson Revision). Yao played the Chinese zither -- the zheng. The Zheng is a Chinese zither, dating back to the third century BC. Yao was born in Shanghai to a musical family. In 1990 she moved to Florida, and worked with the Florida Folklife Program's apprenticeship program. Her performance concludes on C94-56.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-55
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240062
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Yao played the zheng, a Chinese zither, performing several songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-36
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Saturday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Concert Stage) (Tape 3)

239646
Date
1994-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Walker served as emcee. The Neighborhood Blues Band, of Orlando, featured Evan Waller (guitar), Chip Luck (guitar), Ray Starling (bass), Larry Courtney (guitar), Dave Adams (drums), Dave Crukowski (harmonica), Odell Maxwell (harmonica) and Layla Bennett (piano.). Yao played the zheng Chinese zither). She was born in China, and lived in Orlando. The Calloway Sisters were from Winter Haven.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-40
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240061
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Rondalla String Band discussed the various Filipino instruments they used as well as traditional life in the Philippines. Paat was a hula instructor. Yao played the zheng, a Chinese zither, performing several songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-35
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

240211
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Between 6:00 and 7:00, the Florida Folklife Program, with folklorist Bucuvalas, presented the 1999 participants in the Florida Folk Arts Apprenticeship program. For more information, see the web page: <a title="http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/folklife/apprenticeship/index.cfm" href="http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/folklife/apprenticeship/index.cfm" target="_blank">http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/folklife/apprenticeship/index.cfm</a>. Banks apprenticed under hymn liner Demps; Ragbir taught several apprentices apprenticed Indo-Trinidadian music; and Edge apprenticed under Chinese zheng player Yao. Then Williams took over as emcee. Jackson played guitar.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-6
Yao, Ann, 1960-

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
Yao, Ann, 1960-

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

239611
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-75/76.) Milner served as the emcee. Singer-guitarist Crider sang on Florida environment. He performed with Gabe Valla (guitar), Bob Kogat (mandolin), Tim Higgins (fiddle), and Diane Delage (sign language interpreter). Yao played the zheng (a Chinese zither). Originally from Shanghai, China, she lived in Orlando. The bluegrass band Salt Run, based out of St. Augustine, consisted of David Dowling (bass), Jim Quine (guitar), Tom Mechling (mandolin), Eric Searcy (banjo), Liz Williams (guitar), and Diane Delage (sing language interpreter). Fiddler James Kelly live din Miami Springs. He played with george Phillips (guitar) and Richard Rose (bass/drums). Guitarist Etta Baker, a National Folk heritage Fellow, lived in Morganton, NC. She was a pioneer in the Piedmont style of acoustic guitar playing.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-6
Yao, Ann, 1960-

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