DOUGLAS TURNER DAY
on Lambeth Live
Friday, January 3, 2014
8-9 pm (est)
Douglas Turner Day is a musician, a folklorist, an oral historian, and a documentarian of folklife and folklore, with deep family roots in Virginia and Maryland.
For over 40 years now he has been making music on six- and 12-string guitars in a style rooted in the finger style of country blues of the Piedmont region where he grew up. For over 20 years he has also been a professional folklorist, with an MA from the University of North Carolina, and a Ph. D.from the University of Pennsylvania in Folklore and Folklife. For most of his career he has worked for non-profits, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and its state and regional partners.