Jayme Stone's Folklife March 9, 2017 7:30 pmTicket starting at $20Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this "collaboratory" brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music.
The repertoire includes Bahamian sea shanties, African-American a cappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, ancient Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and work songs collected from both well-known musicians and everyday folk: sea captains, cowhands, fisherman, prisoners, and homemakers.
Two-time Juno-winning banjoist, composer and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world,bridging folk, jazz and chamber music. His award-winning albums both defy and honor the banjo’s long role in the world’s music, turning historical connections into compelling music.
"A truly inventive spin on some very old tunes." GEORGIA STRAIGHT
"A transatlantic session with blood, guts and grit." THE HERALD