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Dom Flemons - The Making of 'Traveling Wildfire' (Behind the Scenes Documentary)
Go behind the scenes with Dom Flemons as he discusses the transformative path that led to his upcoming release, 'Traveling Wildfire.' Here he highlights some of the original songs and instrumentation on the album, from rhythm bones to the gourd banjo and stone mason jug. Flemons is joined in the studio by GRAMMY-winning musician and producer Ted Hutt (Flogging Molly, Lucero, Old Crow Medicine Show). Directed by Jonathan McHugh Produced by Jonathan McHugh & Jeff DeLia Cinematography by Jordan Rennet Edited by Stephen Giordano & Jonathan McHugh 'Traveling Wildfire' is available March 24 on CD and digital and this spring on vinyl LP. Pre-order/stream: Smithsonian Folkways: Bandcamp: All other platforms: Dom Flemons has built a reputation on presenting 100 years of American roots music, but now, with 'Traveling Wildfire,' his own songwriting prowess comes into the spotlight. Carefully selected from his personal repertoire, these original songs reveal his love of country, western, blues, Americana, bluegrass and folk music as they tell of true love, family legacy, survival, time travel, and the juxtaposition between light and dark. 'Traveling Wildfire' weaves through the themes of hope and humor as it rises above the hard times with strength and lightheartedness. Dom Flemons: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Support our work! Become a Friend of Folkways: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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6 min 21 sec
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