The George List and Lorenzo Dow Turner Listening Party is an interactive listening event, designed to exhibit the work of these two distinguished scholarsin the catalog of the Archives of Traditional Music. George List, director of the Archives of Traditional Music for more than two decades, was an ethnomusicologist who worked with the Hopi Indians of Northern Arizona, Colombian costal musicians and Amazonian Indians in Ecuador. Lorenzo Dow Turner, linguist and professor of English, is known as the father of Gullah studies and held teaching positions at Howard University, Fisk University, as well as Roosevelt University.
George List's Colombian field recordings from the 1960s will be presented by Juan Sebastian Rojas, a second-year master's student in ethnomusicology, and Lorenzo Dow Turner's collection of Gullah recordings from the 1930s, will be presented by Doug Peach, a first-year master's student in ethnomusicology.
The Hoagy Carmichael Room is located in Morrison Hall, Room 006 on the Indiana University campus in Bloomington, IN.