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2013-2014 Members
Kelley Anderson Cedric Dent Paul Fischer Michael Fleming Jen Gunderman
Doug Howard Mark Allen Jackson Will Leggett Amy Macy Kris McCusker
Rachel Morris Bruce Nemerov Martha Norkunis Stephen Shearon  
Bruce Nemerov, Musician / Independent Scholar.

Bruce is co-author of The Story Behind the Song: 150 Songs that Chronicle the 20th Century (Greenwood Press; 2004) and editor (with Robert Gordon) of Lost Delta Found; Rediscovering the Fisk University-Library of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941-1942 (Vanderbilt University Press; 2005). He also writes commentaries and essays on a regular basis for National Public Radio's All Things Considered on the subject of Southern musical and social history. Nemerov produced — and wrote extensive album notes for — John Work III: Recording Black Culture, a compact disc of field recordings of African American musicians from Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama from 1938 to 1942. The CD was given the 2007 Grammy Award for "Best Album Notes." He has composed and performed music for film and television and produced and recorded albums for a variety of companies, including Warner Bros., Flying Fish, RCA Victor, and Rounder Records. He was an original cast member of Public Radio's comedy show Riders Radio Theater starring Riders in the Sky, and now tours as a solo guitarist and in a vocal and guitar duet called The Fedora Bros. Bruce was the audio archivist at the CPM from 1990-2005.

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