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Roots of American Music

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This is a podcast from Roots of American Music, a Cleveland-based non-profit organization whose mission is to integrate music and education in Northeast Ohio to create vibrant communities through art and vibrant art through community. This show examines our shared American experience - contemporary and historic - from a variety of perspectives and seeks to tell captivating stories of people, places and events with a focus on live performance.

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Episodes

Lift Their Voices: Sam Hooper

44m · Published 02 May 09:00
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Sam Hooper, regarding his recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what he's learned about Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard, and his personal journey in music.  Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Lift Their Voices: Mikey Silas

44m · Published 30 Mar 09:00
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Mikey Silas, regarding his recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what he's learned about Wendy Carlos, and his personal journey in music.  Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Lift Their Voices: Gretchen Pleuss

30m · Published 07 Mar 10:00
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Gretchen Pleuss, regarding her recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what she's learned about Buffy Sainte-Marie, and her personal journey in music.  Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Lift Their Voices: Nathan-Paul

20m · Published 17 Jan 10:00
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Nathan-Paul, regarding his recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what he’s learned about James Baldwin, and his personal journey in music.  Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Lift Their Voices: Bethany Joy

21m · Published 20 Dec 10:00
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Bethany Joy regarding her recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what she’s learned about Rachel Carson, and her personal journey into music.  Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Lift Their Voices: Esther Fitz

19m · Published 08 Dec 22:09
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music. Host George Blake interviews artist Esther Fitz regarding her recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what she’s learned about Audre Lorde, and her personal journey into music. Get tickets to upcoming Lift Their Voices concerts Follow us on Instagram: @rootsofamericanmusic Support Our work

Morgan Mecaskey: Lift Their Voices

30m · Published 20 Apr 18:56
Since recording this episode Morgan Mecaskey has been named Creative Director for ROAM. At the time of recording this hadn't happened yet, so you won't hear anything about it. What you will hear is Morgan along with host Craig Lyndall and Jason Myers discussing the unsung guitar makers, dubbed the "Gals of Kalamazoo," who crafted guitars during the war in the 1940s. Their story is now, finally, being told.

Dr. William Woods and Reggie Bowens - Lift Their Voices Episode 2

37m · Published 04 Mar 22:17
The Roots of American Music is proud to welcome Dr. William Woods and Reggie Bowens to the new Lift Their Voices series. "Lift Their Voices” - LTV for short - is a community program to highlight voices from marginalized communities and expand awareness. LTV is funded by The Ohio Arts Council and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture in partnership with Roots of American music.  Our series runs parallel to the monthly Roots of American Music concert series at the Music Settlement Bop Stop. Today, we are interviewing a student and his teacher. The Reggie Bowens Quartet will play at the Bop Stop on Sunday, March 13, from 2 pm until 4:30 pm.  Today's episode talks about music and teaching it across generations.

Charlie Mosbrook and Mark Freeman - Lift Their Voices: Episode 1

29m · Published 15 Feb 22:47
The Roots of American Music is proud to welcome Charlie Mosbrook and Mark Freeman to the new Lift Their Voices series. "Lift Their Voices” - LTV for short - is a community program to highlight voices from marginalized communities and expand awareness. LTV is funded by The Ohio Arts Council and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture in partnership with Roots of American music.  Our series runs parallel to the monthly Roots of American Music concert series at the Music Settlement Bop Stop. Today, we are interviewing the musicians who recently performed their original songs.  Today's episode tackles the topic of Adults with Disabilities and the passing of the Americans With Disabilities Act. These artists who give their unique voices to this issue are Mark Freeman and Charlie Mosbrook. They have written songs and put together an inspiring story about the "Gang of 19”. 

The Akron Heritage Music Project: Episode 7 -Readin' - Writin' - Route 21

1h 0m · Published 27 Aug 16:16
A look at the Southern migration of workers from the rural south to Akron, Ohio in search of jobs and new opportunity.

Roots of American Music has 26 episodes in total of non- explicit content. Total playtime is 16:08:03. The language of the podcast is English. This podcast has been added on August 15th 2022. It might contain more episodes than the ones shown here. It was last updated on March 22nd, 2024 07:16.

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