The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #60042   Message #960076
Posted By: M.Ted
27-May-03 - 06:57 PM
Thread Name: Living Tradition and the Revival
Subject: RE: Living Tradition and the Revival
Interesting phenomenon here in the US, Greg, musicians from outside of, say, the Rumanian ethnic communities, who learn the traditional music from recordings and in academic settings, and then start to play for events in the ethnic community, often with musicians from the tradition. Even some instances of these folks teaching young people who are part of the communities to play traditional material--