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Banjoist Seth Swingle on Sunset Road

Banjoist Seth Swingle
on Sunset Road
Friday August 19, 2011, 5pm

Seth Swingle

Former Greene county resident Seth Swingle will be a guest on Sunset Road this coming friday 8/19/11 at 5pm.

Seth, as well as being an accomplished and award winning banjo player, is a former apprentice of Mike Seeger as part of the Virginia Folklife Master and Apprentice program, is (and has been for many years) an apprentice of Malian griot Cheick Hamala Diabate, has studied ethnomusicology at the University of Chicago, and is a current recipient of a Fulbright award to further his musical interests in Mali. In addition to playing live in the studio, he will be bringing various recordings to enliven the conversation.

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