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Jason Howard

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Jason Howard is the author of A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music (The University Press of Kentucky, 2012), a collection of profiles of contemporary roots musicians that explores how the land and culture of Kentucky have shaped American music through the years--and continues to do so today. Focusing on modern musicians who live everywhere from Manhattan to Los Angeles to Nashville to small towns across Kentucky, A Few Honest Words shows how the spirit of the state has taken up residence in the hearts and songs of an eclectic group of musicians including multiple Grammy Award winner Dwight Yoakam, multi-platinum soul singer Joan Osborne, rural rap pioneers Nappy Roots, indie rock god Jim James of My Morning Jacket, legend ...more

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A couple of weeks ago, I was recruited to participate in the Virtual Blog Tour that's been making the rounds, in which writers answer questions about their creative process. I was first tagged in this little venture by Mo Duffy Cobb, a fellow creative nonfiction writer I met while in graduate school at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Mo writes beautiful essays, many of them set on her native Prin... Read more of this blog post »
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