Musicians from Rural America / Show 447

Monday, April 29, 2024  |  

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Rolling farmland, local butcher shops, woodlands, bayous, and red brick general stores provide the backdrops for this week’s bucolic episode. We meet five musicians from rural areas around the nation to learn about their lives and musical studies.

Violinist and bluegrass fiddler Tessa Lark co-hosts this episode with Peter Dugan, drawing on the musical traditions of her native Kentucky.

Each of the young musicians have been captured in short video features thanks to a partnership with director Kelly King and film production company Vanishing Angle.


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  • Monday, April 29, 2024

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