Jim Costa plays the fiddle tune "Washington's March" on the West Virginia Humanities Council voicemail

Identifier:
4224.CostaJim.Music.9.25.17
Title:
Jim Costa plays the fiddle tune "Washington's March" on the West Virginia Humanities Council voicemail
Date:
2017-09-25
Creator:
Costa, Jim (Banjoist)
Contributor:
Hilliard, Emily
Description:
"I'm gonna play you a tune Paris [Hammons] used to play.""Washington's March" played on fiddle by Jim Costa and recorded on the West Virginia Humanities Council's voicemail.Jim Costa, 67, is a native of Summers County, and an accomplished traditional musician and storyteller. He is also an avid collector and expert of 18th and 19th century farm tools and objects of rural life, including Hammons family fiddles, spinning wheels, cast iron cookware, and blacksmith tools. Costa has been building this collection throughout his life, and he restores many of the old tools and instruments himself. In addition to his public presentations on music and material culture, Costa appeared in the 1987 John Sayles film Matewan.
Subject:
Hammons (Family : W. Va.), Fiddling, and Fiddle tunes
Rights:
In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
Location:
Summers County (W. Va.) and Charleston (W. Va.)
Format:
audio/wav
Language:
English
Source:
A&M 4224, West Virginia Folklife Program Collection