Podcasts

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Wayne Henderson

Photo by Tom Pich

Luthier, guitarist, and 1995 National Heritage Fellow

Wayne Henderson on his distinctive guitars and his distinctive sound.

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AlHaj headshot

Photo by Jim Gale

Oud-player, composer, and 2015 National Heritage Fellow

Speaking the universal language of music.

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Headshot of Joe Wilson wearing a straw hat.

Photo by Tom Pich

NEA National Heritage Fellow, Advocate for Folk and Traditional Arts

2001 NEA National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

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Headshot of the artists.

Photo by Yury Nakonechny

NEA National Heritage Fellow

Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Quilter, curator, and 2014 National Heritage Fellow

Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African-American community through narrative quilts.

Retired NEA director of Folk and Traditional Arts

Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and traditional arts.

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Yvonne Walker Keshick

Photo by Michael G. Stewart

Quill worker and 2014 National Heritage Fellow

Yvonne Walker Keshick brings a Native-American tradition into the 21st century.

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Chunky Sanchez

Photo by Michael G. Stewart

Musician and 2013 National Heritage Fellow

For 40 years, Chunky Sanchez has playing and singing the stories of the Chicano people.

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Rev Jerry Colbert

Photo by Tom Pich

2014 National Heritage Fellows

Rev. Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions.

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Kevin Doyle

Photo by Tom Pich

Irish step dancer and 2014 National Heritage Fellow

Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.

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