Lomax Collection Goes Digital

by Juliana

NY times.com/Alan Lomax/Association for Cultural Equity

Great news for my friends in the ethno field, (and all of who care about great American music history): “The folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax was a prodigious collector of traditional music from all over the world and a tireless missionary for that cause. Long before the Internet existed, he envisioned a “global jukebox” to disseminate and analyze the material he had gathered during decades of fieldwork.” from the NY Times.  Read the whole article here