From Every Stage: Images Of America's Roots Music
Stephanie P. LedginISBN: 1578067405;
Book DescriptionBluegrass, folk, blues, Cajun, Celtic, and country music---these traditional genres have recently fostered a popular explosion of music and dance festivals throughout the United States. From Every Stage: Twenty Years of America's Roots Music is a photo narrative, capturing the emotion, excitement, and energy of performances by greats and up-and-comers in the broad spectrum of roots-derived music in America. Stephanie P. Ledgin brings thirty years of writing and photojournalism to thislavishly illustrated book. Two hundred photographs, 130 black-and-white and 70 color, depict singers, instrumentalists, and dancers in action and in unguarded, spontaneous backstage moments. Folk icons Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Odetta grace the stage. The stars of bluegrass shine in photos of Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, David Grisman, Ricky Skaggs, and Bela Fleck. Scottish fiddle wizard Johnny Cunningham, fiery Irish fiddler Eileen Ivers, Piedmont blues guitarist John...
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