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Posted on: May 5, 2016

We are pleased that Beyoncé and her production team have found in the field recordings of John and Alan Lomax two samples that have historical as well as contemporary relevance to their concept of Freedom. It heartens us knowing that so many musicians, filmmakers and other artists find creative inspiration in John and Alan Lomax’s recordings, photos, interviews, and films. We stream them on our website gratis at our Online Archive.

jorge Posted on: February 2, 2016

I am very pleased to join the team at the Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) and I invite you to join me as we explore anew the vastly diverse peoples and cultures that Alan Lomax and his many collaborators documented

Alan Jabbour Posted on: February 2, 2016

Anna Lomax Wood shares her memories of Alan Jabbour.

Posted on: January 1, 2016

Mark Davidson, University of California, Santa Cruz, organized and chaired the a fascinating session at SEM entitled Alan Lomax at 100: A Critical Re-evaluation of Lomax’s Legacy in the Twenty-First Century, sponsored by the Historical Ethnomusicology Section. Gage Averill, University of British Columbia gave a cogent summary of Lomax’s “metrics” (Canto, Choreo, etc.) and their relevance to ethnomusicology today.

Posted on: November 11, 2015

The American Folklife Center has announced the online publication of the Lomax Family manuscripts.

card Posted on: October 10, 2015

The Association for Cultural Equity, in partnership with Berea College Special Collections & Archives, University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center, and the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress, are proud to announce the launch of The Lomax Kentucky Recordings, an online exhibition of over 70 hours of Eastern Kentucky folk musi

Posted on: September 9, 2015

2015, Lomax’s Centennial year, has been an exciting one with regard to his 1938 recordings made in Michigan.

Posted on: September 9, 2015

A photo exhibition entitled 1954-1955 Alan Lomax in Italia will be on display until Sunday, September 27th at the Palazzo Ducale, Spazio Aperto, in Genoa, Italy.  Organized by Laura Parodi and Goffredo Plastino, it features photos taken by Alan during his time in Italy.

Title: 1954-1955 Alan Lomax in Italia