Burma Blues for Karen

The stories of Burmese refugees, the Karen people, recorded in the camps on the Thailand-Burma border, and in their new American homes. Thru it all their music preserves their culture.

Aired on NPR Day to Day; with help from KGLT, by producer Jack Chance, “Burma Blues for Karen” (5:30 mp3):

A Student learning to play the Thana in Mae La refugee camp

More Chance music and pix at Guerilla Ethnomusicology.

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