Adam Gussow

Adam Gussow

American scholar, memoirist, and blues harmonica player
Adam Gussow is an American scholar, memoirist, and blues harmonica player. He is currently a professor of English and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.Wikipedia
BornApril 3, 1958
HometownNew York City, New York (state), United States


Adam Gussow & V. Scott Balcerek Talk About The Film, "Satan & Adam"

In 1986, two musicians from the opposite ends of life met on the streets of Harlem. Against the backdrop of racial violence in the city, Adam Gussow, a young white Jewish harmonica player, and Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee, an older black Mississippi bluesman, joined forces to blaze a new musical trail. Bi-racial blues. Po-mo blues. Whatever you want to call it, it changed their lives forever and contested longstanding notions of cultural appropriation. Shot over 30 years, the RYOT film "Satan & Adam" showcases a miraculous journey of friendship, heartbreak and the transformative power of music at a time when America finds itself once again divided. Gussow and filmmaker V. Scott Balcerek come to BUILD to speak on the documentary.
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