American Epic

Filming Locations

American Epic

Filming Locations

 

Episode #101 “The Big Bang”

  • Poor Valley, Virginia (Dale Jett, grandson of A.P. and Sara Carter)
  • Maces Spring, Virginia (Fern Salyer, niece of A.P. and Sara Carter)
  • San Francisco, California (Ralph Peer II, CEO, peermusic)
  • Los Angeles, California (Craig Raguse, grandson of Elmer Raguse)
  • New York, New York (Michael Brooks, Sony Music archivist)
  • Memphis, Tennessee (Charlie Musselwhite, musician)

 

Episode #102 “Blood and Soil”

  • Sony Archives in New York, New York (Bernard MacMahon, music expert, director)
  • Cheraw, South Carolina (Ted Bradley, member of Elder Burch’s congregation; Donnie Chapman, Pastor, Triumph Church; Ernest Gillespie, Dizzy Gillespie’s cousin)
  • Logan County, West Virginia (Bill Williamson, son of Ervin Williamson of the Williamson Brothers & Curry)
  • Dockery Farms in Cleveland, Mississippi (William Lester, executive director of Dockery Farms Foundation; Kenny and Tracy Cannon, relatives of Charley Patton)
  • San Francisco, California (Taj Mahal, musician)

 

Episode #103 “Out of the Many, the One”

  • Hopi, Arizona (Elmer Joe Satala, Hopi Elder; Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, director of Hopi Cultural Preservation Office)
  • Laie, Hawaii (AlyssaBeth K Archambault, descendant of Joseph Kekuku; Ka’iwa Meyer, niece of Joseph Kekuku; Cyril Pahinui, Hawaiian musician)
  • San Antonio, Texas (Roger Hernandez, grandson of Lydia Mendoza; Fernando Hernandez, son-in-law of Lydia Mendoza; Ann Hernandez-McKinney, granddaughter of Lydia Mendoza)
  • Los Angeles, California (Dick Spottswood, author, Ethnic Music on Records)
  • Vermilionville in Lafayette, Louisiana (Louis Michot, musician; Gary Breaux, Jimmy Breaux, Jerry Mouton, and Pat Breaux, descendants of the original Breaux Frères)
  • Avalon, Mississippi (Mary Frances Hurt, granddaughter of Mississippi John Hurt)
  • San Francisco, California (Taj Mahal, musician)
  • Berkeley, California (Timothy Ferris, Voyager Project, NASA)

 

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