Amanpour and Company

Rhiannon Giddens on African American Contributions to Music

Clip: 10/18/2019 | 18m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Rhiannon Giddens is a folk singer and multi-instrumentalist who also happens to be a classically trained opera singer. Having grown up in North Carolina, she’s now on a mission to re-frame the history of African Americans and their contributions to the musical landscape. Giddens sits down with Walter to discuss her latest album, “There Is No Other,” and play a little banjo.

Aired: 10/18/19

Rating: NR

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