Indiana University Bloomington’s Folklore and Ethnomusicology department’s PhD student Joe Johnson was on NPR’s Weekend Edition with Jake Blount. The two were interviewed to discuss Joe’s research guide on African-American banjo players at the Library of Congress and their work with the Oakland Public Conservatory. Listeners were able to tune in to listen to him on Sunday, August 27, 2023, on WFIU or their local Public Radio station that broadcasts NPR’s Weekend Edition.
Johnson recently completed his summer internship with the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. You can read his research guide on African-Amercian banjo music on the Library of Congress website.
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