Gulf Coast Highway
By ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network
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US 90-the Gulf Coast Highway-is one of the major east-west roads in the Southern United States, knitting together communities large and small and letting music and culture flow freely from Houston to Jacksonville. ARTSEDGE highlights the art and artists of the Gulf Coast Highway in this series featuring Grupo Fantasma, Nanci Griffith, Beausoleil, the Blind Boys of Alabama and more.
||CleanBrass Band: The Tremé Brass Band||The Tremé Brass Band mixes the old school with the new whether playing original tunes with a Second Line flair or playing traditional brass band music with a funk or hip hop flavor.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCajun Music: Michael Doucet||Fiddler Michael Doucet-renowned for his innovative Cajun music interpretations-shares memories of growing up in Louisiana and thoughts on Cajun music in the past and present.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGospel Quartet: Blind Boys of Alabama||Clarence Fountain, lead singer of the acclaimed Blind Boys of Alabama, talks about jubilee singing, gospel's influence on rock and roll, and his esteem for the Golden Gate Quartet.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBlack Choral Music: Boys Choir of Tallahassee||The Boys Choir of Tallahassee are renowned for both their beautiful singing and their role in keeping boys off the streets-and into music.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDelta Blues: James "Super Chikan" Johnson||Mississippi-based blues guitarist James "Super Chikan" Johnson reminiscences about blues legend Muddy Waters, juke joints, and the influx of casinos in the Delta.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTexas Troubadour: Nanci Griffith||Nanci Griffith's folk and country roots are central to her folkabilly style, but this beloved Texas troubadour also pulls in hints of conjunto, polka, bluegrass, and rock and roll.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBorder Music: Grupo Fantasma||Drawing on cumbia, salsa, hip hop, soul, R and B, and rock, Texas-based Grupo Fantasma shows how a wide range of musical styles can come together in dance-inducing grooves.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanZydeco: Geno Delafose||Geno Delafose performs traditional and contemporary zydeco for a modern-day audience while staying grounded in his Creole roots.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTexas Blues: Marcia Ball||Marcia Ball serves up a little of Texas blues, country, Cajun, zydeco, and soul in a Gulf Coast rhythm-and-blues sound that is all her own.||18 8 2006||Free||View In iTunes|