Great Historical Information
Students experienced what was most likely a music genre that they have never heard before. In addition, they learned about the African influences in American music.
Ainslie presented great historical information regarding the origins of various genres of music and how music and instruments evolved over the years.
Born in Rochester NY in 1952, Scott Ainslie has been playing music on something since he was three years old. A guitarist since 1967 with powerful appreciation for and apprenticeships with elder black and white musicians in different musical traditions, Ainslie carries a portion of them forward in his own traditional blues performances and songwriting.