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Planting the Roots: The Invention of Jazz, Blues, and American Folksong

June 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

June 26, 2014 6:00pm- 7:15 pm

With reference to the lives and work of musicians such as Huddie ‘Lead Belly’ Ledbetter and Robert Johnson, Sam Richards explores how folklorists and commercial promoters shaped the enduring myths associated with jazz and blues traditions.

Sam Richards is a musician, writer and music historian.

£7 (£5 Museum members)

All participants must register to take part in courses, workshops, and lectures. To register call 01225 820866 or email workshops@americanmuseum.org.


The American Museum in Britain
01225 820866
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The American Museum in Britain
Claverton Manor
Bath, BA2 7BD United Kingdom
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01225 820866
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