Dark Holler [With Helton Family Information]

Primary Performer/Group

Description

played by Jack "Jackie" Helotn & Jessie Wells at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-20-12
Jack "Jackie" Helton, from Magoffin County, Kentucky, learned old time mountain songs and tunes in his family tradition Under the tutelage of his father (Hassell Helton) and grandfather (Claude Helton), he started playing banjo at age 13 Forty years later, he began playing the fiddle Other family musical connections include his Aunt, banjoist Peachie Howard In recent times, Jackie was the winner in the Senior Division at the 2011 Ed Haley Fiddle Contest in Ashland, Kentucky Jesse Wells is a multi-instrumentalist and adjunct professor of traditional music at Morehead State University and education coordinator for Kentucky Center for Traditional Music

Date

10/20/12

Type

Sound Music

Citation

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Identifier

SC-CD-131-004-03

Rights

This resource is provided for educational purposes Please cite all references to this item

Date Digitized

2012

Geolocation