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Coverage for grant MN-263900-19

The Banjo Project: Stories of America's Instrument
Marc Fields, Emerson College

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Marc Fields & The Banjo Project (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Tony Trischka
Publication: Banjo Newsletter
Date: 3/1/2019
Abstract: World-renowed banjo player and songwriter Tony Trischka interviews project director Marc Fields about The Banjo Project.

The Banjo’s Beauty, And Its Cultural Baggage, Is On Display In A New Digital Museum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Andrea Shea
Publication: WBUR-FM (90.9 FM)
Date: 4/4/2019
Abstract: WBUR's arts and culture team, The ARTery, reports on the complicated story The Banjo Project digital museum tells about the banjo.

Professors’ digital museum tells the unknown story of the banjo (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Cassandre Coyer
Publication: The Berkeley Beacon
Date: 1/16/2019
Abstract: Emerson College student journalists interviewed project director Marc Fields about The Banjo Project, including a discussion of prejudices and misunderstandings, and the stereotypes many people have about the banjo.

You Can Tour This Banjo Museum Without Getting Up From Your Couch (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Andrea Shea
Publication: NPR Weekend Edition [Radio broadcast episode]
Date: 12/14/2019
Abstract: For more than 15 years, filmmaker Marc Fields has been on a quest to capture and share the story of the banjo. The Banjo Project is an online museum that covers the instrument's history and culture.