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- Join us from 2pm to 5pm as we celebrate the first anniversary of The Roots & Rhythm Series at Amoeba Music. Featured will be the award-winning Roots & Rhythm music mix from In The Soul Kitchen, DJ Harry Duncan’s weekly radio show on KUSF In Exile. Plus special guest DJ Chris Strachwitz from Arhoolie Records, ticket, vinyl, and CD giveaways. To sample some of the Roots & Rhythm music mix you’ll hear on Saturday, July 28th, listen to In The Soul Kitchen on KUSF In Exile: Streaming on KUSF In Exile, Tuesdays 7-9 pm Listen to past In The Soul Kitchen shows at: www.inthesoulkitchen.blogspot.com Chris Strachwitz Amoeba and DJ Harry Duncan are proud to welcome Chris Strachwitz, founder, owner, and well-respected producer of Arhoolie Records. Established in 1960, Arhoolie has released a rich and eclectic mix of down home blues, folk, jazz, gospel, zydeco, Tex-Mex, country, and cajun — the full panorama of American roots music — to an equally diverse collection of music fans. Through Arhoolie, Strachwitz has helped to introduce artists like bluesmen LIghtnin’ Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Mance Lipscomb, zydeco king Clifton Chenier, Tex-Mex master accordian player, Flaco Jimenez, Lydia Mendoza as well as jazz man, Sonny Simmons and folk singer Barbara Dane to wider audiences. An NEA Heritage Fellow, Strachwitz is also president of The Arhoolie Foundation, a non-profit that documents, preserves, and presents authentic traditional and regional vernacular music. Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, and T-Bone Burnett are among those that participate on the Arhoolie Foundation Advisory Board.
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