Banning Eyre: Tales from the Afropop Road - Bringing the World to American Public Radio
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 12:10pm CFA Hall FREE!
Banning Eyre is an author, guitarist, journalist, and Senior Editor at Afropop.org. His work with the public radio series Afropop Worldwide has taken him to over a dozen African countries to research local music, especially guitar styles; he recently completed a five-part radio series on music and history in Egypt. Mr. Eyre comments on world music for NPR's All Things Considered, and will soon publish a book about Thomas Mapfumo and the history of Zimbabwe.
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