In 2007 I had the honor to interview, listen to and have lunch with a TRUE pioneer- Pete Seeger. He was a student of my great uncle Lead Belly and a fantastic storyteller. He became a mentor to me and we spoke at least 10 times over the past few years. He played a vital role in the documentary I produced and he also gave me an example of a...Read More
January 20th, 2014, marks 125th birthday of Huddie, better known as Lead Belly, the matchless figure in American music of the 20th century. Ultimately, he was best remembered for a repertoire of songs that he discovered, learned, or wrote, including "Goodnight, Irene," "Rock Island Line," "The Midnight Special," and "Cotton Fields." His legacy i...Read More
This is what Saturday afternoon jamming Lead Belly music with Dan Zanes looks like. Pick up a copy of Lead... fb.me/8bTVKt0Ym
If your in Brooklyn tonight come to the Brooklyn Music School to see Dan Zanes perform Lead Belly, Brooklyn! Bring the kids. @7pm
Brooklyn Music School (BMS) presents Lead Belly, Brooklyn!, an All-Ages Sensory-Friendly Event featuring Dan... fb.me/1FVyLErlC
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