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  • Writer's pictureRosie G.

Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens was born in Greensboro, North Carolina and there is where her passion for music began. She is classically trained and studied opera at the Oberlin Conservatory and upon returning home became interested in the rural musical traditions of her region. She is one of the founding members of the group Carolina Chocolate Drops. She specializes in old-timey songs and forms which can still apply to today's modern world. She plays the banjo and fiddle and has won many competitions for both. Rhiannon has been nominated for a few Grammy's and her last project in 2019 was with Italian Jazz musician, Francesco Turrisi for the album, "There is No Other". An album that was designed to emphasize the connections between cultures. Check out this talented singer-songwriter/musician and support independent music. Happy listening!

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