African American Traditions

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African American Traditions
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African American Traditions / hosted by Leonard Pitts Jr.| production engineer Len Perskie| produced by Elisabeth Perez Luna. - SERIES: The Music of Miami| no. 12 Thirteen part radio series featuring the music and thoughts of Miami musicians and composers. Features interviews with musicians and composers, as well as live and recorded music and archival material. - CONTENT: African American communities have left a powerful imprint of the city's cultural history. Soulful R & B bands and blues musicians perform regularly to appreciative audiences. We also remember the early days of Gospel legend Marion Williams, follow the last of the old time funeral bands, and more. - BROADCAST: Satellite, 22 Dec. 1995. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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