Fiddlers Jack Piccalo and Richard Seaman performing

235324
Date
1988-08-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Piccalo, a self-taught Italian American bluegrass musician, and Seaman playing bluegrass and old-time fiddles tunes. For an interview with Piccalo see S 1618, box 4, tape 13-14. For an interview with Seaman, see S 1618, box 5, tapes 6 and 13. For images of the jam s...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 7

Blues pianist Alex McBride playing at his home

235330
Date
1989-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of blues pianist McBride playing at his apartment. For an image of him performing, see S 1577, v. 55; for an interview with McBride see S 1618, box 4, tape 17. NOTE: According to the depositor's agreement, the music cannot be used in commercial recordings without consen...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 16

Interview with blues pianist Alex McBride

235331
Date
1989-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Jacksonville native discusses his career playing blues piano. Topics include learning piano from his mother; gospel music; jazz; piano styles: gospel, blues, jazz; Jacksonville piano players; local clubs; bands he played with; playing in North Florida; and equipment used. For a i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 17

Interview with Cuban baker Bobby Ulloa

235281
Date
1985-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Cassettes are of Cuban cooks who owned and ran the Cuban Bakery of Jacksonville. They discuss emigrating to the US in the 1960s; Bobby's father opening the bakery in 1970; teaching college; various products sold: guava paste, black beans, baked ham, and pork; Cuban bread; type...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-192
Item ID
C86-193

Interview with railroader Tom Watson

235315
Date
1988-08-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Tom Watson, a railroad worker for over 30 years, worked for the Jacksonville terminal between 1950 and 1974. He then worked for Amtrak until 1988. In the interview, he discusses growing up in Jacksonville; the history of Florida rail lines and the railroad business; his career ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8-9

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

235294
Date
1984-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. Much of this interview is a repeat of an earlier one (see C86-180/181), also by David Taylor. Here in addition to her early life and career, Buggs discusse...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-182

Interview with blues musician/singer Red Tam (Tony McQueen)

235316
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. 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 ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 10

Practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band

235317
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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); Kenn...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 11

Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues Band

235318
Date
1988-08-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 12

Interview with Indian grocer and artist Prema Kumar

235338
Date
1988-08-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Prema grew up in Madras, India and moved to the US in 1975. She and her husband run an Asian grocery store. Kumar discusses growing up in India; life in the USA; running an Asian grocery store; Kolam: designs, origins, process, and uses of; Shankaranth (sun worship); other India...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 20

Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist Church

235300
Date
1984-08-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a gospel program at the New Berlin Baptist Church featuring several Jacksonville-based gospel groups. 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 19...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-190
Item ID
C86-191

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

235293
Date
1984-09-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. She discusses learning the blues; life at a turpentine camp; juke joints; jokes from the time; various blues singers: W.C. Handy, Blind Blake, Blind Lemon...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-180
Item ID
C86-181

Etta Baker being interviewed by Taquana Simmons - Jacksonville, Florida .

107337
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0106

Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida .

107334
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0102

Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida .

107335
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0103

Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida .

107336
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0105

Etta Baker being interviewed by Taquana Simmons - Jacksonville, Florida .

107338
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0107

Students perform with Etta Baker - Jacksonville, Florida .

107339
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0108

Etta Baker with unidentified teacher and students - Jacksonville, Florida .

107340
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0109

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