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performed by Booker T. Sapps (Alexander Street, 2009), 53 mins
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Dance Like the Wind: Music of Today's Black Composers
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conducted by Phillip Brunelle, 1943-; performed by VocalEssence Ensemble Singers (Clarion Records, 2004), 1 hour 16 mins
conducted by Phillip Brunelle, 1943-; performed by VocalEssence Ensemble Singers (Clarion Records, 2004), 1 hour 16 mins
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Roosevelt's Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR
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written by Guido van Rijn (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1997), 292 page(s)
written by Guido van Rijn (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1997), 292 page(s)
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Doc Paulin's Marching Band
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins

Recorded when Ernest "Doc" Paulin was almost seventy-four years old, this album provides a glimpse into the musical life of a New Orleans marching band. The ensemble’s blues-influenced repertoire includes traditional march tunes, spirituals, and pop standards, played with what New Orleans musicians call "lots o...

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins
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Mary Lou Williams
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins

So versatile that she was able to sustain a professional career for more than thirty years, jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams ran the gamut from Dixieland to swing, bop and avant-garde. This album is among her 1960s avant-garde works, with intimate piano combos and vocal jazz choruses; it inclu...

(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins
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Blues with Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
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produced by Studs Terkel, 1912-2008 (Folkways Records, 1959), 48 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 2: Horace Sprott, 1
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 38 mins
Horace Sprott, born around 1890, performs on Volumes 2, 3, and 4 of this series. Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "There were many men like Sprott...[who] passed from one hard time to another, never forgetting the song. In that way, the tradition and the repertoire grew, and a body of poetic expression emerged. Thi...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 38 mins
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Sonny Terry - Harmonica and Vocal Solos
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1952), 30 mins
As a youth in North Carolina, Sonny Terry—who lost his sight during his teen years—never imagined he’d eventually find fame as a musician on record, at festivals, and on Broadway in the musical, Finian’s Rainbow. This album presents Terry’s fine music, and the liner notes include elaborate stories of his life.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1952), 30 mins
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