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Archive: March 2017 (2 Posts)

A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

Alan Lomax in Haiti: A Visit from Gage Averill

Posted by: Stephen Winick

The following is a guest post by Todd Harvey, AFC’s Lomax collection curator. Portions of the post appeared in a short essay Todd contributed to the Haiti box set pictured below. In 2009, ethnomusicologist Gage Averill edited and compiled the CD box set Alan Lomax in Haiti 1936-1937, and wrote the accompanying Grammy-nominated notes. He …