In the second part of the Doug Protsik episode, Neil and Doug discuss the power of music to transcend cultural and political differences as Doug shares his experiences playing traditional music in central Asia, eastern Europe, the middle east and Africa including leading a silent movie performance in Tajikistan. Doug also shares the story of Maine Fiddle Camp and what he has done to build it into a powerhouse of traditional arts in Maine.
Music in this episode: Opening is "Ida (sweet as apple cider)" Closing is "The Tajik Two-Step" [by Doug Protsik when Old Grey Goose went to Tajikistan]
Old Grey Goose: http://www.oldgreygoose.org
Maine Fiddle Camp: http://www.mainefiddlecamp.org/
Check out these videos of Old Grey Goose's travels:
Central Asia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYOjj9MVLqk
Trinidad and Cuba: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcOZeGZbLeE