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The Carolina Chocolate Drops

The Carolina Chocolate Drops
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Genre: Blues, Country, Folk
Group Members: Adam Matta, Dom Flemons, Rhiannon Giddens, Justin Robinson, Hubby Jenkins, Leyla McCalla
Biography: The three full-time members of the string band known as the Carolina Chocolate Drops (Dom Flemons on guitar, jug, and harmonica, Rhiannon Giddens on banjo and fiddle, and Justin Robinson on banjo and fiddle -- Sule Greg Wilson sometimes sits in on percussion) met in 2005 at the Black Banjo Gathering ...Read full biography
Leaving Eden
Released: 2012
Label: Nonesuch
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The Carolina Chocolate Drops, a contemporary string band trio who, under the watchful eye of mentor Joe Thompson, re-created the look, feel, and sound of a 19th century black North Carolina string, fiddle, ...Read full review
Dona Got a Ramblin' Mind
Released: 2006
Label: Music Maker
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To say that Carolina Chocolate Drops are an anomaly in the 21st century would be a huge understatement. Here are three twenty-something African-Americans playing a brand of acoustic, banjo- and fiddle-driven ...Read full review
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