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Jean Ritchie Concert

27 Apr 00 - 03:27 PM (#219070)
Subject: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: Hollowfox

If anybody's in the neighborhood, Jean Ritchie will be playing at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday evening, April 28.

27 Apr 00 - 03:32 PM (#219072)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: Mary in Kentucky

Sorry I won't be in the neighborhood!


27 Apr 00 - 03:48 PM (#219080)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: catspaw49

As a lot of long time forum readers know, Jean Ritchie is not only one of my favorite people and artists, but also evokes some wonderful memories of a time when I came to realize the true beauty of folk music.

Wish I could make it.


27 Apr 00 - 05:37 PM (#219151)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: Pinetop Slim

She put on a concert April 2 in Woods Hole, Mass., that was wonderful. She also mentioned that she'll turn 78 in December and made a couple references to the rocking chair. As much as I'd like to believe she'll go on forever, she won't. The Cleveland concert is a must if you can make it.
(Spaw: She put on a clinic in the traditional style of dulcimer playing you've written about a few times. So simple, so beautiful).

27 Apr 00 - 06:22 PM (#219178)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)

As a performer in the Cambridge Revels a lifetime ago I had the priviledge of sitting at her feet, too speechless to say a word. She shines- wish I could be there!

28 Apr 00 - 03:40 PM (#219673)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: KathWestra

Jean is one of my true folk heroes, and a concert by her is a chance not to be missed. Animaterra -- I, too, had a chance to be in a Christmas Revels performance with Jean here in D.C. Her singing was as luminously beautiful as ever. She and husband George were in D.C. for a Folklore Society concert earlier this year and that, too, was a treat. Don't miss this one, you lucky Ohioans!

29 Apr 00 - 01:39 PM (#220052)
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Concert
From: Frankham

Jean in my opinion is one of the most important folk artists in America today. She is an embodiment of the mountain culture of our country and a true treasure. She is also a highly intelligent individual who presents traditional American folk music in a context that is meaningful, fun and tasteful manner and her concerts are essential listening to all lovers of this kind of music.

There are few like Jean today. I am so grateful for her.