Tao Rodríguez-Seeger
American musician
Tao Rodríguez-Seeger
Tao Rodríguez-Seeger is an American contemporary folk musician. He plays banjo, guitar, harmonica, and sings in Spanish and in English. He is known as a founder of The Mammals and is the grandson of folk musician Pete Seeger.
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Occupy This Album features Mogwai, Yo La Tengo, Thee Oh Sees, and more
Misformusic - almost 5 years
Music for Occupy has revealed more details regarding their Occupy Wall Street benefit album. Available May 15th (14 days after the official day of worldwide “re-occupation”) on Razor & Tie, Occupy This Album features both previously released and new tracks from the likes of Yoko Ono, Ani DiFranco, Thievery Corporation, Mowai, Tom Morello, Ya La Tengo, Debbie Harry, Willie Nelson, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Amanda Palmer, Thee Oh Sees, New Party Systems (members of TV on the Radio, Liturgy, the Notekillers), and even documentarian Michael Moore c0vering Bob Dylan. A four-CD physical release will collect 78 songs, while those who opt for the digital version will get 99 plus one “hidden” track. Proceeds from both versions will support the Occupy Wall Street movement. In a press release, the record’s Executive Producer, Music for Occupy’s Jason Samel, stated, “This album is the voice of the 100 percent. It is unified and all-encompassing just as we would like our world to beco ...
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Pete Seeger Marches in Support of Occupy Wall Street
Rolling Stone - over 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-218417" href="/pete+seeger">Pete Seeger</a> took to the streets of New York's Upper West Side late Friday night marching more than 30 blocks from his concert at Symphony Space to Columbus Circle in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement The 92-year-old folk singer was joined by his grandson <a class="fplink fp-262882" href="/tao+rodriguez+seeger">Tao Rodríguez-Seeger</a> blues musician...
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Newport Folk Festival hits milestone with sellout - Providence Journal
Google News - over 5 years
While the bill is heavy on young artists, they&#39;ve also got Ramblin&#39; Jack Elliott and Earl Scruggs, who were at the first festival, and Tao Rodriguez Seeger is bringing back the tradition of folk dance at Newport with The Newport Clogging All-Stars
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VIDEO: Acoustic duo plans local stops on New England tour - The Patriot Ledger
Google News - over 5 years
He toured throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan and has shared the stage with Tom Russell, Beppe Gambetta, Roberta Dalla and Tao Rodriguez Seeger. DeRosa is a singer-songwriter-guitarist who has performed in El Salvador and the US Virgin
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Preservation Hall at 50 - bestofneworleans.com
Google News - over 5 years
The Preservation compilation may hold more value for its wellspring of relationships: with My Morning Jacket and McCoury, whose DelFest in Cumberland, Md., is the band&#39;s next port of call after New York City; with Tao Rodriguez-Seeger and Pete Seeger,
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ARTS | WESTCHESTER; Clearwater Sings Out For Hudson and Seeger
NYTimes - over 7 years
AMONG the many events commemorating Henry Hudson's 1609 voyage up the river that now bears his name is one that has never needed a reason to celebrate the river or educate people about its importance. The Great Hudson River Revival -- better known as the Clearwater Festival -- will mark not only Hudson's historic voyage but also the 90th birthday
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CALENDAR
NYTimes - over 8 years
Comedy BRIDGEPORT Klein Memorial Auditorium Dave Attell. Friday at 8 p.m. $7 to $42. Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue. (203) 259-1036; www.fairfieldtheatre.org. HARTFORD Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Howie Mandel. Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. $37.50 to $102.50. Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Avenue. (860)
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Footnotes
NYTimes - over 8 years
Pete Seeger, below, has been added to the lineup of ''Roots of American Music,'' the two-day series that closes the free Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival. He will appear at 11 a.m. on Aug. 24, the second day of ''Roots,'' with his grandson Tao Rodriguez-Seeger and the blues singer Guy Davis, on a bill that also includes Patti Smith, Charlie
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MUSIC; A New Wave of Musicians Updates That Old-Time Sound
NYTimes - over 10 years
WHEN the Mammals took the stage at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville in September, it was easy to mistake them for a bluegrass band. After all, the young quintet played fiddle, banjo, acoustic guitar and upright bass, and the set began with ''Hangman's Reel.'' It did have a drum set, but even so. The Mammals didn't sound like a bluegrass
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THE GUIDE
NYTimes - over 15 years
New Haven Folk Show Two singer-songwriters will perform in New Haven on Friday at 8 p.m. as part of a concert organized by the New Haven Folk Alliance. Tao Rodriguez Seeger, Pete Seeger's grandson, and David Zimmerman, a 22-year-old musician, will perform in the first of a series of monthly presentations featuring established and emerging folk
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Footlights
NYTimes - over 15 years
EVENTS In a Hurry In the beginning this revolutionary art seemed to have been painted quickly. And at an exhibition in 1874 the title of one of the works, ''Impression: Sunrise,'' by Claude Monet, gave this movement its name. Now, in association with the National Gallery of Art in London and the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Clark Art Institute
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SUMMER FESTIVALS; A Wealth of Cultural Nuggets Waiting to Be Mined
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Following is a selected list, compiled by Anna Bahney, of events through September. Performances rarely occur every day of the week, and programs are subject to change. Alabama ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL -- Montgomery (800-841-4273). Productions in repertory through July 15: ''A Midsummer Night's Dream,'' ''The Negro of Peter the Great,''
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As Its Stars Age, Folk Music Stays Forevewr Young
NYTimes - about 22 years
IN folk music, there is almost always a message. So when Tom Paxton writes a new song with a chorus that ends, "I wish I could start all over again," Mr. Paxton just may be trying to tell us something. "The heavy touring is going to end in May, when our first grandchild arrives," the 56-year-old troubadour, who has been challenging the world's
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Review/Folk; Arlo Guthrie's Holiday Tradition
NYTimes - about 23 years
It wasn't too long ago that Arlo Guthrie was folk music's new kid on the block, a brash and brilliant storyteller who combined his father's concern for social justice with Bob Dylan's cheek. But almost three decades after he became famous with his humorous Thanksgiving Day saga, "Alice's Restaurant," Mr. Guthrie has mellowed. His shoulder-length
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Sounds Around Town
NYTimes - about 23 years
Just Plain Folk Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger, Carnegie Hall, (212) 247-7800. Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger, two folk music legends who have known each other for four decades and toured together on and off since 1975, will be joined by members of their families for two holiday concerts. Joining Mr. Guthrie are his son Abe (with his band Xavier) and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tao Rodríguez-Seeger
    THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 37
    On January 18, 2009, Tao performed with his grandfather Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen and a youth chorus.
    More Details Hide Details They sang Woody Guthrie's famous song "This Land Is Your Land" during the finale of President Barack Obama's We Are One Inaugural Celebration in Washington, D.C., before an audience estimated to be 400,000 people. This performance was noteworthy for the singing of two of Woody's original verses that have traditionally been widely censored. One verse mentioned "private property" and the other made reference to a depression era relief office. With the Mammals With Roy Brown and Tito Auger With the Anarchist Orchestra/the Tao Rodriguez-Seeger Band With the Tao Seeger Band
  • 2006
    Age 34
    In 2006 he recorded an album, Que Vaya Bien, with Puerto Rican folk singers Roy Brown, and Tito Auger of the Puerto Rican rock band Fiel A La Vega and he formed the Anarchist Orchestra (now known as the Tao Rodriguez-Seeger band) with Jacob Silver, also of the Mammals, Laura Cortese and Robin McMillan.
    More Details Hide Details He had a radio show "The Tao of Tao" on WAMC.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2001
    Age 29
    In 2001 he was a founding member of the Mammals with Michael Merenda and Ruth Ungar.
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  • 1999
    Age 27
    In 1999 he was a member of the band RIG, with Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    Age 14
    When he was fourteen, in 1986, Rodríguez-Seeger started performing with his grandfather Pete Seeger.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Age 0
    Born in 1972.
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