Saturday, October 08, 2011

Alabama Arts Radio Podcast, Birmingham Sunlights

  This program is a repeat of Steve Grauberger interviewing James Alex Taylor and Barry Taylor, two of the six  members of the gospel a cappella group the Birmingham Sunlights. In 2009 the Birmingham Sunlights received a National Heritage Fellowship for master folk and traditional artists in a ceremony in Washington D. C. from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).  In this interview James and Barry Taylor describe the history of their group, its members and the travels they have experienced singing and representing Alabama in Africa, France, Italy and the United States. Musical examples of their singing are presented as well. (more)

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